The I-BEST IT Support Technician prepares technicians for work in a wide variety of computer-related industries with a strong emphasis on A+ Certification and Open Source Operating Systems. Upon successful completion of the I-BEST certificate, students will be prepared to continue their Computer Security and Network Technology education at the Associate's degree level. Earning the I-BEST IT Support Technician certificate, students can apply for entry-level jobs such as computer field service technicians, software technicians, computer operators, installers, troubleshooters, technical salespersons, help desk support, and network technicians.
CSNT 115 A+ Software Fundamentals
CSNT 115 A+ Hardware
ABED 083 Communication Skills IT Applications I
CSNT 124 Open Source Operating Systems
CSNT 125 Shells & Scripts
ABED 084 Communication Skills IT Applications II
CSNT 231 Network Fundamentals I
CSNT 232 Network Fundamentals II
ABED 085 Communication Skills IT Applications III
Student enrolls in one term of Academic I-BEST
ENGL 093/099 Written Communication Gen Ed Requirement
PSYC&100 General Psychology GenEd Requirement
ABED 079 Communication Skills IT Support Technician III
MATH 098 (or placement info any MATH/MATH& course with MATH 098 as a prerequisite)
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