Computer Science

The Computer Maintenance instructional program, students learn and use appropriate diagnostic tools to assess and diagnose computer problems. Advanced critical thinking skills will be developed with applied interpersonal relations, life skills, business, economic, and leadership skills as well as workplace employability skills.

Student Experiences

  • Identify the purpose and characteristics of common system components (i.e., storage devices, power supply, removable media, expansion cards, memory, etc.)
  • Identify issues that must be considered when upgrading technology components (i.e., safety [electrical], data integrity, compatibility, user privacy, etc.)
  • Determine priorities in establishing and maintaining computers/electronic devices (i.e., user needs, workflow, data security, etc.)

Career Opportunities

  • Data scientist
  • Software engineer
  • Web developer
  • Information analyst

Student Organization and Industry Certification

  • CTSO
  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)

College Program Partner
Maricopa Community Colleges

Average Annual Wage: $126,830