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The MicroComputer Technology program will provide skills, responsibilities and tasks required for employment as a Computer Technician, PC Assembler, Computer Network Technician, Network Support Assistant and Help Desk Support.
The program will also prepare the student to pass the A+ and Network + Certification Examinations, thereby increasing their employment opportunities. This program is not vendor specific.
CompTIA's A+ and Network + Certifications are vendor neutral certifications that certify the competency of service and support technicians in the computer industry. Most major computer hardware and software vendors, distributors, resellers, and publications back the program.
As a member of the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology has courseware material that follows CompTIA's newest examination objectives to help the student gain the knowledge they need. At the Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology, students receive quality training from certified professionals in state-of-the art classrooms. In addition, since the Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology is an Authorized Prometric Testing Center™ (APTC), students can take their examinations at this facility. The Allegheny Valley Institute of Technology Network + Courseware Kit provides the student with exam assessment and preparation software giving students the study tools they need to pass the test.
A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma is required for admission to this Program. Applicants must also successfully pass the Wonderlic Basic Skills Test (WBST) with a minimum score of 280 in both the verbal and quantitative categories at the General Education Development (GED) Level 2, in order to be admitted into this program.
MicroComputer Technology program content
1st Semester (24 weeks) 400 contact hours
MS113 Microsoft Word
MS122 Microsoft Excel
CT 101 Computer Components and Architectures
CT104 Peripheral Devices
CT110 Hardware Configuration and Upgrading
CT113 Diagnosing and Troubleshooting Hardware
CT122 Installing and Supporting Windows Windows 7
CT125 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Operating Systems
GS101 Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Workplace
2nd Semester (24 weeks) 446 contact hours
CT203 Networking Essential
CT204 Introduction to Virtualization
CT205 File Systems and Partitions
CT207 TCP/IP Protocols
CT210 Installing and Administering Microsoft Windows 2008 Server with Active Directory
CT220 Installing and Administering Linux
CT225 Routing and Remote Access
CT227 Network Auditing, Security and Disaster Recovery
CP220 Introduction to Visual Basic Programming
CT701 Computer Networking Internship/Externship (90-hours)
Note: The 90-hour, on-the-job, internship/externship (CT701) is optional for this Program.