Computer & Network Technology
Students learn the functionality of hardware and software components as well as suggested best practices in maintenance and safety issues. Through hands-on activities and labs students learn to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. In addition, this course includes an introduction to networking. This course helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification. Upon successful completion of Year, I, the student receives a Certificate of Completion for Cisco IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software. The focus of Year II, Network for Home and Small Business, sponsored by Cisco, is an intensive introduction to networking fundamentals and multi-user/multitasking network operating systems. Characteristics of the Linux and Windows network operating systems will be discussed. Students will explore a variety of topics including installation and configuration procedures. More advanced administrative tasks such as troubleshooting issues, security issues, and remote access will also be covered. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a Certificate of Completion for Cisco CCNA Discovery: Networking for Home and Small Businesses.
GRADES 11-12 | 120 MINUTES DAILY
INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS
- CompTIA A+
- CompTIA Network +
- ACT National Career Readiness Certificate