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Computer Systems Maintenance

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Systems Maintenance has been developed to train students to compete in the field of computer systems maintenance. It is designed to provide students with basic computer, diagnostic and customer relations skills essential for a successful computer service technician. This certificate can help prepare students for an industry-recognized professional A+ exam.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2010 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

This program will be replaced by: CCL/5043 Desktop Support

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
Admission criteria


Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support3
CIS102Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills for the IT Professional1
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS121ABMS-DOS Operating System1
CIS121AEWindows Operating System: Level I1
BPC270A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support3
CIS190Introduction to Networking (3) OR
MST140Microsoft Networking Essentials (3)3
MST150++Any Microsoft Windows Operating System course3
  • Apply computer concepts, microcomputer applications and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  • Identify, define and use Windows operating system commands. (CIS121AE)
  • Identify, define and use basic operating commands. (CIS121AB, BPC270)
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain a microcomputer system. (BPC170, MST150++)
  • Install and troubleshoot problems with various common hardware configurations. (BPC170)
  • Use basic network operating system commands and utilities. (CIS121AB, MST150++)
  • Identify and develop effective customer/client communication skills. (CIS102)
  • Identify, define and use local area networks, metropolitan area networks and wide area networks. (CIS190, MST140)

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