Computer Systems Technology

Certificate of Completion

The Computer Systems Technology curriculum encompasses advanced coursework in computer systems circuitry, including microcontrollers and microprocessors.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or actively seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will be technically proficient.
  • 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
Technical Applications in Microcomputers
Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting
Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)
Electronic Circuits (AC)
Semiconductor Devices and Circuits
Digital Electronics
Electronic Assembly and Fabrication
Microcontroller Systems
Customer Relations for the Technician

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 EL11 Technical Applications in Microcomputers 0
VOC EL50A Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC) 0
VOC EL50B Electronic Circuits (AC) 0
Spring Term 1
VOC TCH60 Customer Relations for the Technician 0
VOC EL56 Digital Electronics 0
Fall Term 2
VOC EL51 Semiconductor Devices and Circuits 0
VOC EL61 Electronic Assembly and Fabrication 0
Spring Term 2
VOC EL74 Microcontroller Systems 0
VOC EL12 Computer Simulation and Troubleshooting 0
 Total Units0
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