Computer Technician Specialist

The Computer Technician Specialist is a two-semester series designed for students who are interested in acquiring concentrated core knowledge and a practical set of skills including computer hardware and software, network, and network security for employment or advancement in a variety of computer system support fields. Students will be eligible and required to sit for industry certification exams such as CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Security +.  Also, courses completed in this professional series fulfill five out of the twelve core program courses in the Computer Systems Support, A.A.S. degree. 

Note: Credits may be awarded for prior professional experience (contact advisor for additional information regarding PLA).

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

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Employ critical-thinking and analytical skills to design and implement network computer systems;
  • Explain and contrast the different types of system maintenance in both the network and personal computer systems;
  • Utilize a network of peers to keep in touch with new technologies and guidance when needed;
  • Engage in analytical thinking and logical skills to conduct in deployment, maintenance, and use of both network and individual computer systems.
Courses Credits
CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
CRIM30-Using PC Operating Systems
3
CISM146-Computer Networking
3
CISM149-Computer Hardware
3
CISM295-Internship for Information Technology
3
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED
18
(ZCTS)