Computer Systems & Information Technology

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Program Description

The Computer Systems &  Information Technology Program enables students to acquire skills and technical knowledge for entry-level employment as computer technicians, or in related fields.   The program content includes:

  • Knowledge of computer operations 
  • Knowledge of operating systems
  • Computer assembly
  • Installation and configuration of different operating systems
  • Installation and configuration of network devices
  • Basic networking theory
  • Basic security practices
  • Basic business practices
  • Network infrastructure
  • Troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware and software
  • Customer service

 

To learn more about the Computer Systems &  Information Technology Program, please schedule an appointment with Kim Dun, our Career Specialist / Admissions Manager.

 

Certification Available

PC Pro Certification, Network Pro Certification, CompTIA A+ Certification, CompTIA Network+ Certification; provides a foundation for additional certifications in networking and security.

 

College Credit Award

Program completers may receive articulated credit toward an aligned certificate, A.A.S. or A.S. degree program at participating institutions in the Tampa Bay Career Pathways Consortium.  Details may be obtained from the Career Specialist / Admissions Advisor and/or School Counselor.

 

Career Information

Possible careers after two years of post-secondary and/or on-the-job training:  Computer repair technician, computer service technician, support analyst, computer systems analyst, IT help desk   

Possible careers after a four-year university degree:  Network engineer, programmer, teacher, computer security analyst, network and computer system administrator

 

Basic Skills Exit Requirements

TABE Math Scale Score 627                   TABE Language Scale Score 584               TABE Reading Scale Score 576

In order to be a program completer, some students must meet minimum math, language, and reading achievement level exit standards on the TABE, unless otherwise exempt, as established by the Florida Department of Education. Additional information can be found on Page 5 of the MTC Catalog.

 

Uniforms

Business attire typical of this trade is required and will consist of long pants (no jeans), shirts with collars, and closed toe shoes.  Clothing will be in compliance with Pasco County Schools dress code and will be strictly enforced.

 

Tools and Supplies

Tools and supplies are included in the program fees and will be distributed to students after the first week of school.