CURRICULAR GUIDE

Computer Repair Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0168  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This program provides technical knowledge and skills to repair and service
computers, test computers and computer components, and diagnose causes of
malfunctions.  Individuals are prepared for entry-level positions.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.  

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 25 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ELCT 100    Schematic Drawing                                                1
ELCT 151    Computer Troubleshooting                                         3
ELCT 160    Logic Problems Analysis                                          3
ELCT 161    Soldering/Desoldering                                            1
ELCT 170    Computer Repair Electronics I                                    6
ELCT 171    Computer Repair Electronics II                                   6
ELCT 180    Computer Test Equipment I                                        3
ELCT 181    Computer Test Equipment II                                       2

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                 TOTAL: 6-7 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Software                                                 3 Credits
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 107    DOS Management                                                   1
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
ELCT 120    Programming Preparation                                          2

CHOICE 2:   Communication                                          3-4 Credits
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 117    Writing Preparation                                              4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   31

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II
ELCT 100          ELCT 151
ELCT 160          ELCT 171
ELCT 161          ELCT 181
ELCT 170          Lim.Ch.
ELCT 180          Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch. 2