Technology is on an ever-changing trajectory. Computers increase their speeds each year and the components that power those devices must keep up with the industry. This course focuses on the study, benchmarking, optimization, and building of high-end computers with regards to the industries that use them. Students will learn to cut through tech jargon, build high-end desktop computers, troubleshoot and test individual components, install and configure operating systems, build user profiles, optimize and improve speeds.
Classes are designed with employment in the IT Desktop Support field as the ultimate goal. Real-world labs and scenarios, access to high-end technology, and soft skill training will prepare students for the CompTIA A+, a GLOBALLY accepted certification as well as prepare them for the workforce.
ABOUT COMPUTER SYSTEMS/NETWORKING
Network Administrator jobs are frequently listed as some of the highest-paid jobs in America. Big companies need them, but so do medium and small ones. The growth of the industry far outweighs the number of people in the field. It is also one of the few careers in America that does not require a four-year degree and is considered a white-collar job. A student could be competitive in the market with only a few certifications despite being right out of high school.
Classes are designed with employment in the Networking Admin field as the ultimate goal. Real-world labs and scenarios, router configuration, soft skill training, access to high-end technology and networking devices will prepare students for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals, a GLOBALLY accepted certification as well as prepare them for the workforce.
Additional Course Information
Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
ACT Composite of 15 for Dual Enrollment
Dual Enrollment Information
Bossier Parish Community College
Students have the opportunity to dually enroll at BPCC in the following courses:
*Students can apply for PLA credit with IB CompTial's IT Fundamentals
**Students can apply for PLA credit with IBC CompTial's A+ 220-902 or 220-1002 Exam