Computer Systems and Information Technology

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as Computer Systems Technicians, Electrical and Electronic Technicians, Data Processing Equipment Repair, and Electrical and Electronic Equipment Repair Technicians.The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as Computer Systems Technicians, Electrical and Electronic Technicians, Data Processing Equipment Repair, and Electrical and Electronic Equipment Repair Technicians.

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills that prepares students for employment in the Computer/Electronic fields. The 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 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 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 Broward College’s s Industrial Management program.

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