Computer Technician Option, Technical Studies

Associate in Applied Science


The Computer Technical Solution Series combines A+ Certification and Network+ Certification which are vendor-neutral industry standards that certify the competency of computer technicians. The graduate will analyze the business requirements and design and implement the infrastructure for business. Implementation responsibilities include installing, configuring and troubleshooting network systems.

Offered in partnership with Atlantic Cape's Continuing Education Program, this program provides the student with the key skills to understand the server infrastructure, application support, network administration, directory services and security. This option supplements the technical certification with conceptual skills in analysis, decision making and problem solving.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Richard Kalman, at (609) 463-3525/kalman@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609)343-5017/smarzell@atlantic.edu.

For information about the Continuing Education program, Computer Technical Solution Series, contact Susan DeCicco at (609) 343-4829.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Design, implement, test, debug and document computer programs using appropriate development tools;
  • Perform system analysis and design including automated solutions to business systems;
  • Demonstrate effective communication in both oral and written form;
  • Install, test, maintain and troubleshoot LANs and/or WANs;
  • Install and troubleshoot operating systems and applications;
  • Develop database programs;
  • Maintain security on systems and networks.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
General Education Humanities course
3

General Education Social Science course

3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
General Education Science course
4
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
Technical Core Credits - Atlantic Cape's Continuing Education Computer Technical Solution Series program
25
PROGRAM COURSES  
CISM154-Computer Programming-Java
4
CISM160-Systems Analysis and Design
3
CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL
3
CISM222-Issues in Computer Security
3
CISM247-Management Information Systems
3
TCOM125-Technical Communication
3

Computer Literacy: 0-3 credits.

Is fulfilled with CISM125-Introduction to Computers, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
19
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(CTEC) EFFECTIVE Fall 2012