Community College of Rhode Island

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About the Computer Desktop Technician Certificate

Computers continue to expand in all aspects of our personal activities in business, manufacturing, education and health care. This program provides balanced coverage of technology fundamentals, computer hardware and computer software. Emphasis is placed on operating principles of hardware and software, networking models, operating systems, internet working components, industry standards and hands-on laboratory activities for developing practical problem-solving skills. Students develop the ability to configure and troubleshoot basic PCs. Courses that prepare the student to sit for both the Comp TIA A+ and the MCSA exams are integrated into the program.

Note: All courses in this certificate can be applied to the Computer and Networking Technology A.A.S. degree (CNTD).

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Last Updated: 11/6/14