Computer and Networking Technology

Certificate of Completion

This certificate is intended to prepare students to enter the computer and networking fields as service technicians with foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and preparation for the A+ certification examination.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Personal Computer (PC) Servicing
PC Operating Systems
PC Troubleshooting
A+ Certification Preparation
Technical Applications in Microcomputers
Microcomputer Applications
Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)
Electronic Circuits (AC)
Digital Electronics

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
VOC CNT50 Personal Computer (PC) Servicing 0
VOC EL50A Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC) 0
VOC EL50B Electronic Circuits (AC) 0
Spring Term 1
VOC EL56 Digital Electronics 0
Summer Term 1
VOC CNT60 A+ Certification Preparation 0
Fall Term 2
VOC CNT52 PC Operating Systems 0
VOC CNT54 PC Troubleshooting 0
 Total Units0
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