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Discipline: Electronics & Computer Technology Degree: AS - Computer and Networking Technology - S0725
Course Name Course Number Objectives
A+ Certification Preparation CNET 60 (VOC)
  • Students completing CNET 60 will be able to analyze types of preventative maintenance products and procedures, and when to use/perform them.
  • CNET 60 students will be prepared to take the A+ Certification Exam.
Computer Networks CNET 56
  • Students completing CNET 56 will be able to identify and distinguish among the different media used in network communications.
  • Students completing CNET 56 will be able to determine the most appropriate standards, protocols, and access methods for a given network.
  • Students completing CNET56 will be able to correctly determine an IPv4 address, broadcast address, and network address from a binary IPv4 address and binary subnet mask.
Customer Relations for the Technician TECH 60 (VOC)
  • Students completing TECH 60 will demonstrate the ability to answer questions in a positive manner in a mock job interview.
  • Students completing TECH 60 will be able to identify qualities employers seek in new hires.
  • Describe the benefits of using effective customer contact skills.
  • Demonstrate proper customer and team interactions.
  • Identify and use customer contact tools.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of appropriately used customer contact tools.
  • Know and use effective questioning techniques.
  • Compare and contrast ethical decisions made.
  • Compare and contrast hard skills versus soft skills.
  • Know and use effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate proper responses and appropriate attire in an interview.
Digital Electronics ELEC 56 (VOC)
  • Using the design algorithm, students will design and build a combinational logic control circuit.
  • Using a state machine design, students will construct a synchronus counter that counts a random number sequence and then repeats.
  • Recognize logic symbols and logic interpretation.
  • Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
  • Analyze combinational logic circuits and waveforms.
  • Demonstrate reduction techniques of combinational logic.
  • Analyze sequential logic circuits and wave forms.
  • Evaluate logic circuit parameters from truth tables.
  • Troubleshoot logic circuits and find faults.
  • Measure logic circuit input and output signals using a variety of testing techniques.
Electronics Theory ELEC 50B (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 50B will be able to employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).
  • Students will be able to accurately measure amplitude and time parameters of a periodic waveform displayed on the oscilloscope screen.
  • Define common terms and recognize symbols used in AC electronics. (MO)
  • Analyze operation of AC circuits. (MO)
  • Calculate unknown electrical quantities in AC circuits. (MO)
  • Measure and record AC electrical quantities. (MO)
  • Demonstrate the proper use of test equipment (oscilloscope, function generator, frequency counter) when measuring electrical quantities in a lab exercise. (MO)
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of series versus parallel AC circuits. (MO)
  • Evaluate the characteristics of frequency selective circuits. (MO)
Electronics Theory ELEC 50A (VOC)
  • As a consequence of significant program modification in which electronics math concepts will be covered in the ELEC 50A theory course, students in ELEC 50A will be able to numerically analyze a series-parallel circuit.
  • Students completing ELEC 50A will be able to make accurate readings of voltage, current, and resistance using analog and digital multimeters.
  • Define common terms and recognize symbols used in DC electronic circuits.
  • Explain circuit operation of various DC circuitry.
  • Analyze from problems various DC unknown quantities.
  • Analyze from schematics various DC unknown quantities.
  • Predict unknown electronic quantities before solving electronic formulas.
  • Measure and record electrical quantities.
  • Demonstrate proper use of test equipment
  • Troubleshoot various defects in DC circuitry.
  • Calculate unknown electrical quantities in DC circuits.
Network+ Certification Preparation CNET 62 (VOC)
  • Students completing CNET 62 will be prepared to pass the CompTIA Network+ examination.
  • CNET 62 students will demonstrate understanding of basic network structures.
PC Operating Systems CNET 52 (VOC)
  • CNET 52 students will demonstrate the ability to obtain technical information from each Windows operating system.
  • Students completing CNET 52 will be able to install Windows operating systems.
PC Servicing CNET 50 (VOC)
  • Students completing CNET 50 will demonstrate effective troubleshooting strategies for isolating faults in all major personal computer (PC) subsystems and components.
  • Students in CNET 50 will be able to define common terms and recognize symbols used in PC systems.
  • Students completing CNET50 will be able to add/remove input and output devices properly on computer systems running current operating systems.
PC Troubleshooting CNET 54 (VOC)
  • Students completing CNET 54 will be able to identify component-level malfunctions in a typical personal computer.
  • Students completing CNET 54 will be able to demonstrate proper use of specific and general-purpose diagnostic aids available to the PC technician.
Security + Certification Preparation CNET 66
  • Students completing CNET 66 will be able to "harden" an operating system to protect computers from security threats.
  • Students completing CNET 66 will be prepared to pass the CompTIA Security+ examination.
  • Students completing CNET66 will be able to recommend risk mitigation and disaster recovery strategies to an organization.
Server + Certification Preparation CNET 64
  • Students completing CNET 64 will be able to install servers into a network environment.
  • Students completing CNET 64 will be prepared to pass the CompTIA Server+ examination.
  • CNET64 students will demonstrate understanding of storage system fault tolerance.
Technical Applications in Microcomputers ELEC 11 (VOC)
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free employment cover letter using Microsoft Word.
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will be able to produce an expense spreadsheet with a chart in Microsoft Excel.
  • Students completing ELEC 11 will demonstrate the ability to produce a correctly formatted and error-free resume in Microsoft Word
  • Demonstrate various features of the Windows operating system specifically used in electronic technology.
  • Define and discuss common vocabulary words associated with technology and computers.
  • Design and implement various word processing assignments including: memos, technical reports, and a resume.
  • Design and implement various spreadsheet assignments including data in chart and graph form.
  • Implement various database assignments including data manipulation, report generations.
  • Identify features of computer presentation methods.
  • Demonstrate using the internet to research a given topic.
  • 70% of students will produce a spreadsheet with an accompanying chart with no more than two errors in formulas.