Computer & Network Support Technologies

Computer Network Support Technologies

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The Computer and Network Support Technologies Career Studies Certificate at Piedmont Virginia Community College provides a beginning foundation in the computer science, electronics and computer and networking support disciplines. The program prepares you for an entry-level network technician job  and for multiple industry certifications highly desirable by employers. After completing this career studies certificate, graduates may want to transition into a PVCC associate degree program in computer science, electronics or information systems technology.


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Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 


Required Courses: 

CSC 110 Introduction to Computing  - 3 Credit Hours
ETR 164 Upgrading & Maintaining PC Hardware - 3 Credit Hours
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts  - 4 Credit Hours
Technical Electives

Course Sequence: 

  • 3 Credit(s)

Additional Program Information: 


  • ETR electives include: ETR 149, 113, 203, 290
  • ITN electives include: ITN 106, 120, 151, 170, 260, 290
  • ITP electives include: ITP 120, 132, 200, 220, 290
  • CSC electives include: CSC 201, 202, 205
  • MTH electives include: MTH 115, 163, 164, 263

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Required Skills & Employment Outlook

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

Data Warehousing Specialist
Entry-level Network Technician
Network Support Specialist
Telecommunications Specialist