The 60-credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Emerging Computer Technology degree offers students both theory and hands-on training in computer equipment servicing and networking. The program prepares graduates for immediate entry-level employment with a company of any size that utilizes computer technology. Graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills required to cultivate a successful career in the continually expanding field of computer service and networking.
The fields of computers and technology are expected to continue growing. Employers look for people who have strong problem-solving and analytical skills and the ability to communicate well with a variety of people. Employment opportunities are available in companies of any size that utilize computer technology, such as business management companies, hospitals, colleges and universities, local, state and federal agencies, and private enterprises.
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Graduates adding industry certification such as A+, Network+ or CCNA have an advantage in the computer support field.
A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.
|Course #||Course Name||Credit|
|ENGL 1111||College Writing I||3|
|MATH 1110||College Algebra||3|
|PSYC 1105||General Psychology||3|
|SPCH 1110||Intro to Public Speaking||3|
|ACCT 1000||Financial Information for Life||3|
|ADMS 1116||Business Communications||3|
|CPTR 1104||Computerized Business Applications||3|
|CPTR 1106||Microcomputer Databases||3|
|CRLT 1102||Contemporary Career Search||1|
|CPTR 1138||Information Systems||3|
|CPTR 1142||Network Essentials||3|
|CPTR 1148||Microcomputer Operating Systems||3|
|CTEC 1106||Helpdesk Operations||3|
|CTEC 1108||E-Merging Technologies||3|
|CTEC 1100||Security Essentials||2|
|MKTG 1108||Customer Relations Mgmt||3|
|SUPL 1120||Supervisory Leadership||3|
|General Education Electives||3|
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