Computer Systems Technology

The Computer System Technology (CST) certificate combines training in the design, implementation and maintenance of microcomputer hardware with operating systems and network systems management and administration.   Apply & Register Program Details

The Computer System Technology (CST) certificate combines training in the design, implementation and maintenance of microcomputer hardware with operating systems and network systems management and administration.

 


Area of Interest:
Computer Studies
Degree/Certificate:
Academic Certificates

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CST-102 Introduction to Networking 3
CST-103 Microcomputer Operating Systems I: Workstations 3
CST-106 Microcomputer Operating Systems II: Server Systems2 3
CST-109 Building, Upgrading, and Repairing Personal Computers 3
Second Semester
CST-201 Advanced Networking3 3
CST-204 Computer and Network Security4 3
CST-105 Introduction to to Electricity & Electronics 4
CST-212 Advanced Routing and Switching5 3
...-... General Education Elective 3
...-... Computer Information Systems Elective or  
...-... Technical Elective 3
  Total Minimum Credits 34
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2 Prerequisite: CST-103
3 Prerequisite: CST-102
4 Prerequisite: CST-102; Co-requisite: CST-109
5 Prerequisite: CST-201

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Apply the principles of modern microcomputer operating systems, network architecture, hardware architecture, and subsystems to network, repair and manage operating systems.
  2. Solve basic network design and application problems using knowledge of common network architectures and network software.
  3. Utilize electronic principles and digital electronics necessary to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair computer and network hardware problems.

Employment Opportunities

  • Computer service engineering technician
  • Computer systems technician
  • Network manager
  • Technical control specialist

Contact Person

Richard Dolan, Director
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4518
email: rdolan@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

11.0101

Program Code

CST.CT