Electronics Engineering Technology - Computer Maintenance and Networking, Associate of Applied Science

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Curriculum Code #6312

Effective May 2019

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The computer maintenance and networking program provides a solid foundation in the principles of electronics, with an emphasis on the installation, maintenance and repair of computer systems, networks and associated equipment. Along with a broad, general electronics background, students are given comprehensive information and training in computer system structure, peripheral device operation, installation procedures and troubleshooting practices through this extensive, hands-on curriculum. Typical job titles: computer systems specialist, computer maintenance technician, field service representative, installation technician, field engineer, systems integrator and applications specialist. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
CMNW 101 A+ CERTIFICATION PREPARATION I 4
CMNW 141 COMPUTER DIAGNOSTIC AND REPAIR 3
ELCT 111 ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS I 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 121 TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I 1 4
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours18
Spring Semester
CMNW 201 A+ CERTIFICATION PREP II 1 4
ELCT 121 DIGITAL ELECTRONICS 1 4
ENGL 164 COLLEGE COMPOSITION II WITH TECHNICAL TOPICS 1 3
Arts and Humanities Elective 3
 Hours14
Second Year
Fall Semester
CMNW 145 NETWORK INSTALLATION/DIAGNOSTICS 4
CMNW 221 PROGRAMMING IN C & C++ FOR ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS 1 4
ELCT 233 ELECTRONIC DEVICES I 1 4
PHYC 150 GENERAL PHYSICS I 1 4
 Hours16
Spring Semester
CMNW 230 DATA COMMUNICATIONS 5
CMNW 241 ADVANCED COMPUTER AND NETWORK DIAGNOSTICS 1 5
Social Sciences Elective 3
 Hours13
 Total Hours61

Arts and Humanities Electives

ARTS 243GART HISTORY I3
ARTS 244GART HISTORY II3
ARTS 245GWORLD ART3
ARTS 246HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3
ARTS 254HISTORY OF AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE3
ENGL 261GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE I3
ENGL 262GMASTERPIECES OF BRITISH LITERATURE II3
ENGL 266GAFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE3
ENGL 269GINTRODUCTION TO SHAKESPEARE3
MUSC 262GMUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON3
PHLY 165BIOETHICS3
PHLY 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
RELG 181GINTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS3
RELG 261RELIGION IN AMERICA3
RELG 262GINTRODUCTION TO EASTERN PHILOSOPHY3
THTR 151GINTRODUCTION TO THEATER3

Social Science Electives

HSTR 151GCIVILIZATION I3
HSTR 152GCIVILIZATION II3
HSTR 161UNITED STATES I3
HSTR 162UNITED STATES II3
HSTR 171GTHE WORLD SINCE 19003
HSTR 252GWOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY3
HSTR 267GAFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE3
PLSC 156AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT3
PSYH 151INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
SOCY 151GINTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY3

Program Contact(s):

Hikmat Chedid
440-366-7017
hchedid@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1.  An ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools in computer maintenance and networking applications to include basic electronics, programming, operation, installation, maintenance, selection, and optimization of computer systems, computer networks and associated hardware and software systems.
  2. An ability to apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require limited application of principles but extensive practical knowledge in computer maintenance and networking.
  3. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements and, to conduct, analyze, interpret experiments and write technical lab.
  4. An ability to function effectively as a member of a technical team.
  5. An ability to identify, analyze engineering technology problems in computer maintenance and networking applications and develop appropriate solutions.
  6. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  7. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
  8. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.
  9. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  10. The application  of  electric  circuits/circuit analysis and design,  computer  programming,  associated software applications, analog and digital electronics, microcomputers, operating systems, and local area networks, to the building, testing, operation and maintenance of computer systems and associated software systems.
  11. The application of physics to electronic circuits in a rigorous mathematical environment at or above the level of algebra and trigonometry.