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Microcomputer Repairer/Installer, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0907 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The certificate program provides a basic understanding of microcomputer architecture, electrical circuits and network analysis. The program is aligned with the industry standards and prepares students for further education and careers in the manufacturing cluster. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:

The certificate program in Microcomputer Repair/Installer provides the student a thorough understanding of the computer hardware and software, microcomputers and computer system architecture. The program provides a general electronics background, prepares student to pass A+ certification exams and user support skills. Program courses transitions directly into Associate of Science in Computer Engineering Technology and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Evaluate proficiency in computer systems architecture.
  2. Perform in microcomputer disk operating system services and functions with proficiency.
  3. Present, test, verify, install, and configure computer operating systems.

Note: The length of this program makes it ineligible for federal and state financial aid.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $1,536*

Access Fee: $20 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $50

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Careers

Most of these courses count toward the AS degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and some courses could be applied toward AS degrees in Computer Information Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology and Networking Services Technology.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 77%.

15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00

15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.00

15-1071.01 Computer Security Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/help/bright/15-1071.01

15-1081.00 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1081.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151041&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

CET2123CMicrocomputer and Basic Digital Communications and Lab

4

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EET1141CAnalog Devices and Circuits and

4

CET2949Cooperative Education Experience in Computer Engineering Technology

1

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

EET1011CIntroduction to Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

EET1141CAnalog Devices and Circuits and

4

2nd Semester

CET2123CMicrocomputer and Basic Digital Communications and Lab

4

EET1021CAdvanced Electrical Circuits and Lab

3

CET2949Cooperative Education Experience in Computer Engineering Technology

1

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 15