Computer Systems Technology - 1650 hours:
The purpose of the Computer Systems Technology program is to prepare students for employment as (A) End User Support Technician (B) Level 1 Support Technician (C) PC Technician (D) Computer/Network Support Technician (E) Digital Electronics Repairer (Certified Computer Technician).
This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills that prepares students for employment in the Computer/Electronic fields. The Computer Systems Technology course content includes direct current (DC) circuits, alternating current (AC) circuits analog circuits; solid state and digital devices; microprocessor; use of circuit diagrams and schematics; soldering and chassis assembly techniques; laboratory practices; technical recording and reporting.
The Computer Systems Technology course also includes essential information about computer hardware, hands on computer assembling and disassembling; common computer maintenance and safety procedures; the installation of various operating systems and other essential software programs; integration of internet usage and protocols; as well as introduction to networking using routers, ethernets, WAN, LANs and wireless technologies; and discussions on protection from spyware and the latest viruses.
The Computer Systems Technology student will receive preparation for the A+ and Net+ Certifications. Upon completion of the Computer Systems Technology program, 27 semester hours of credit can be transferred to BC’s Industrial Management program.
Find out more, call the Computer Systems Technology couselor!
Isabel Garcia, Counselor,
Sheridan Technical Center
Isabel R. Garcia@browardschools.com