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Computer Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer Technology introduces basic hardware, software, networking and security principles.
Complete the Comp TIA A+™ hardware certification test and take courses that will prepare you for the Comp TIA Network+™ and Comp TIA Security+™ certification exams.
Courses will provide a blended knowledge of computer networking, hardware/software and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system.


On the job work to practice skills acquired from the classroom will be utilized in an internship. Develop skills in the business or personal computing environment. Recent graduates of the program have been hired as network engineers, computer hardware technicians, information systems help desk and network administrators.

Program Requirements

Course Credits
Operating Systems 3
Intro to Networking 3
Word Processing Apps 3
Spreadsheet Applications 3
Database Applications 3
Hardware Maintenance 4
Human Relations 3
Cooperative Work Experience I 3
Computer Network Security 3
Managing Career Development 3

Electives

Select thirteen (13) credits for the completion of Program Electives from the following course prefixes: CMAP/COSC/CPED/ENTR/IMGT/ or ART 1178 or ART 2115

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Mathematics/APPM/Lab Science 3
University Studies 1

Certificates

Both the certificate I and certificate II computer technology pgorams are designed for students who have had previous coursework or work expereince with PC computer technology. The certificate I program is designed to take two semesters to complete, while the certificate II is designed to one semester to complete. 

Certificate I

The certificate I program in Computer Technology is designed for students who have had previous coursework or work experience with PC computer technology. The general education requirements are designed to encourage students to develop computation and communication skills.


The program requirements introduce students to the basic CompTIA A+ hardware standards, multimedia applications and Windows operating system. The program electives provide students with a blended knowledge of computer networking hardware/software, software design, Microsoft Office Suite software applications and a broad understanding of the Linux operating system.

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Program Requirements

Course
Credits
Operating Systems 3
Intro to Networking 3
Hardware Maintenance 4
Computer Network Security 3
Entrepreneurship I: Entrepreneurial Mindset

3

Electives

Course
Credits
CMAP 3
COSC 3
CPED 3
ENTR 3
IMGT 3
MSFT 3

General Ed. Requirements

Course
Credits
Writing Level I 3
Mathematics/APPM 3
Univeristy Studies 1

Certificate II

Course Credits
CMAP 3
COSC 3
CPED 3
ENTR 3
IMGT 3
MSFT 3