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Business Computer Technology

COMPUTER NETWORKING & REPAIR:

(Tom Hendrix, Instructor)

Secondary Students Only

Grades 9,10,11, 12 (1 hour credit)

 

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COMPUTER SERVICE AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGY

This course is designed to offer students interested in computers a course of study in the operation, maintenance and repair of the PC.  Students completing this course have the opportunity to test for the Computer Technology Industry Association (COMPTIA) A+ Computer Maintenance Professional Certificate, a national certificate.   Students will be introduced to the technologies that all personal computers use, including hardware, software, basic networks, wireless networks, safety, maintenance and troubleshooting.  Objectives for this course have been developed directly from the COMPTIA certification objectives. 

Articulated:  State Fair Community College Linn State
Prerequisite:  Students must have completed a course in basic computer skills, and a math course of at least Algebra I with a grade of C or above.  
Class limit: 16

WEB PAGE DESIGN

This course is designed for students who wish to familiarize themselves with the basic techniques for creating websites using the Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 application and Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0.  During the first semester this course will provide the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed for Dreamweaver operations.  The second semester, students will advance to more complex Dreamweaver operations relating to the fundamental knowledge and techniques using the coding tools in Dreamweaver.  Students will learn to create, apply and modify Cascading Style Sheets, create an effective user-navigation interface and many other more advanced elements within the Dreamweaver CS4 application.  It is strongly recommended that students have an understanding of how to use Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems.

Prerequisite:  Keyboarding skills required and able to type at least 30 words per minute with minimum errors.   
Class limit: 16
Articulated:  Linn State

NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY I

This course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology that will empower the student to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer-networking field.  Students will learn current industry standards and instruction includes, but not limited to, safety, networking, networking terminology and protocols, LANs, WANs, OSI model, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, network topology, IP addressing and network standards.  Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and social studies concepts to solve networking problems.  In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance and use of networking software, tools and equipment.  After completing this course the student is eligible to test for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) examination for professional network certification in the networking field. 

Articulated:  State Fair Community College
Linn State
Class limit: 16

NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY II

To be enrolled in Networking II, students must have completed Networking I with a grade of 70 or above.  Students must have completed a course in mathematics at the algebra level with a minimum grade of a C.  Students will be doing actual on-the-job training with the instructor.  After completing this course the student is eligible to test for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) examination for professional network certification in the networking field. 

Articulated:  State Fair Community College
Prerequisite:  Networking I
Class limit: 16