CompTIA A+ Certified Preparation
Offered at the Following Campuses
The CompTIA A+ Certified Preparation technical certificate of credit program is designed to provide computer users with the basic entry-level skills working toward CompTia A+ certification.
The standard curriculum for the CompTIA A+ Certified Preparation certificate is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program any semester. The CompTIA A+ Certified Preparation Certificate program generally takes 2-3 semesters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 11 credit hours.
*Approved Electives: COMP 1000, CIST 1220, CIST 1305, CIST 1510, CIST 1530, CIST 1540, CIST 2126, CIST 2127, CIST 2128, CIST 2129, CIST 2120, CIST 2130, CIST 2510, CIST 2921, CIST 2991
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include introductions to computer and digital terminology and usage, operating systems, Internet and digital communication, word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, database applications, and presentation applications.
(Prerequisites: None) This course provides an overview of modern operating systems and their use in home and small business environments. Activities will utilize the graphical user interface (GUI) and command line environment (CLI). Topics include using the modern virtual operating systems and cloud environments.