LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIS - Datacenter Technician Credit Diploma


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The CIS - Datacenter Technician program prepares students for entry-level employment in datacenters or other businesses that have need of computer technicians with training and/or certifications in basic computer repair, server installation, and networking. This program prepares students to take the industry certification CompTia exams A+ and Server+, as well as acquire the soft skills needed to be successful in an IT career.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Computer Information Systems program website.

Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate essential knowledge and skills needed to design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless network.
  2. Support IT infrastructures through understanding of the most common hardware and software.
  3. Plan, secure, and maintain IT environments using a variety of server equipment.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Trades & Technical Studies pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

First Semester


Choice Points


  • Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Computer Information Systems or AAS in Cybersecurity.

Milestones


  • Completion of CIS- Datacenter Technician Credit Diploma
  • Eligible to sit for CompTIA A+ Operating Systems, A+ PC Hardware, and Server+ certifications.

Semester Total: 18 Credits


Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. Possible careers in or related to CIS - Datacenter Technician include data center technicians, network technicians, service center technicians, and field network technicians.

Additional information on careers in Computer Information Systems or Cybersecurity is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/ university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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