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Computer Hardware Specialization

Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificate: Level 1 (22 semester credit hours)
  • Full program is offered at: South Campus


We use computers everywhere.

Computer hardware technicians have advanced technical skills that enable them to install, maintain and repair computers. They understand the electronic circuitry inside a computer and are able to perform repairs when necessary.

Our Computer Hardware Specialization includes the following course topics:

  • Electronic fundamentals
  • Computer maintenance
  • Computer interfacing
  • Computer networking
  • Written communications
  • Oral communications

Program Options



Level 1


After successfully completing our program, you will be prepared for jobs such as:

  • Computer hardware technician
  • Hardware engineer
  • Project engineer

You can find job opportunities in:

  • Computer system design
  • Computer manufacturing
  • Electronics manufacturing

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Tom Hart, Department Chairperson

Updated December 08, 2017