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Computer Technology -Networking and Repair

Computer Technology - Networking and Repair program is designed as a two-year program. Over the course of two years, students will:

Learn through our Network Pro curriculum how to connect and install multiple computers and peripherals together to create a computer network.  Students build, configure and maintain network servers along with configuring a network operating system.

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Identifying computer issues.

Learn to use troubleshooting services, system monitoring utilities, and data backup and recovery systems.  The course includes setting up and configuring network services such as TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, VPN.

Learn network protection servers and data, including establishing and configuring a firewall; intrusion detection system; and identifying and preventing potential network attacks are embedded in this curriculum. 

Lean Computer Technology-Networking will focus on theory repair and building. Students gain a foundation of theory on how a computer and other connective devices work.  A+ LabSim Test Out online software is used for simulating PC Building and repair.

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Computer Technology-Networking Instructor, Shawn Balling

Focus on theory, repair, and building, gaining a solid foundation of theory on how a computer and other connective devices work. Utilize A+ LabSim Test Out online software for simulating PC building and repair


Dual Credit Opportunities

KACC’s Computer Technology curriculum has been designed to include college-level material. The
dual credit curriculum is embedded throughout the entire school year.  Students who successfully
complete this program may have an opportunity to earn dual college credit Prairie State College: 

Course  ITNET160 Computer Repair 4 Credits
Course ITNET165  Intro to Networking

Industry Standard Certifications

Discount pricing on Network+ and Network Pro Certifications




Headphones, binder, black and blue ink pens, pencils and college-rule spiral notebook.

Additional Costs/Fees:  Optional Data Communications and Computer Networks, a Business User's Approach (7th Edition; Curt M. White ISBN: 978-1-133-6246-6)



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