Computer Service Technology
Instructor: Reggie Rogers, firstname.lastname@example.org
This year-long (2 semester) course is designed to prepare the student for college and/or other postsecondary IT opportunities and, subsequently, to prepare him/her to perform entry-level tasks under the supervision of an experienced technician.
Computer Systems Management (First Semester)
This course examines the methods and procedures used in maintaining microcomputer systems. Topics include hardware and software installation, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting.
Operating Systems (Second Semester)
This course examines popular operating systems of several types of computers. Topics include command language, utility programs, and screen design.
** CompTia A+ Certification can be earned in this course.
Early College (AP) credit or Honors (2nd Semester) credit opportunity:
Bonds Career Center has partnered with Greenville Technical College to provide students the opportunity to receive early college credit. Students in Computer Service Technology are eligible for up to 6 early college credit hours for CPT 209 and CPT 257. All Computer Systems students will take Greenville Technical College's ASSET admissions test to determine eligibility. Additional eligibility requirements will be discussed fully on the first day of class.
As part of our commitment to prepare students for the world of work, the administration and faculty of Bonds Career Center expect students to dress in a professional manner related to their chosen career field. Each teacher determines the appropriate attire for his/her class based on what professionals in the field are wearing. The professional dress for the classes in the Computer Systems department consists of a short-sleeved polo shirt embroidered with the class logo, khaki pants or jeans, and closed toe shoes. Students are expected to wear their professional attire everyday during class. During the first week of class, two class logo polos will be ordered for each student. Prices for the shirts will be sent home on the first day of class.
Students will need the following school supplies for this course: 3-ring binder, notebook paper, pen/pencil, project materials (such as poster board, glue, scissors, colored paper, and markers), 1 static wrist bracelet (approximately $5-$10 at Radio Shack or Staples) and 1 PC Repair toolkit (approximately $10-$20 at Radio Shack or Staples).