A+ Microcomputer Technician Certificate

Curriculum CIS.APL.CERT (C407N)

The A+ Microcomputer Technician certificate is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in the growing specialty of PC technical support. The courses parallel CompTIA’s A+ exam objectives.

Upon successful completion of the A+ Microcomputer Technician program, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of computer hardware and software;
  • apply customer service and end-user support principles when dealing with customers and individuals lacking a technical background;
  • demonstrate knowledge of installing and configuring software and hardware;
  • communicate effectively with clients, verbally and in writing;
  • demonstrate critical thinking in problem solving;
  • work effectively in teams; and
  • apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenarios.

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

Semester One

Credit Hours


CIS 105

A+ PC Hardware & Software



CIS 106

A+ PC Maintenance & Repair



CIS 174

Windows Client-Server System Administration



CIS 210◊

Data Communication & Networking Fundamentals









Total credits required


See CIS course descriptions.

Note: A+ Certified technicians can earn credit towards CIS 105◊ and/or CIS 106

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3349