Student Catalog and Handbook 2021-2022

PC Repair and Network Technician Certificate (PR21)

The PC Repair and Network Technician certificate program prepares the student with the skills needed to perform personal computer troubleshooting and repair.

NOTE: Program courses in Computer Information Systems require strong aptitudes for math, problem solving, critical thinking, listening, teamwork, and written direction.

Credits for CIST courses are awarded only for courses that have been completed within the last seven years. Any courses completed over seven years ago may be recommended by the program chair and approved by the Dean of the School of Business/Public Services if the student presents recent, documented, in-field experience or current software certification.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may find employment in entry-level installation and maintenance and hardware repair/maintenance occupations.

Credit Required for Completion: Minimum of 18 credit hours


Occupational Courses

CISM 2201: Students who successfully complete COMP 1000 prior to January 2018 may use that course to fulfill the CISM 2201 requirement for graduation.
CISM 2201Foundations of Computer Applications


CIST 1001Computer Concepts


CIST 1122Hardware Installation and Maintenance


CIST 1130Operating Systems Concepts


CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals