• Computer Technology

    Graduates of the Computer Technology program are prepared for careers as field technicians specializing in microcomputer repair and network diagnosis.

  • The Computer Technology program leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree, and is coordinated by the Math, Engineering and Computer Science (MEC) department. This curriculum provides the skills needed for careers in a rapidly growing technical area. Students will be prepared for careers as field technicians specializing in microcomputer repair and network diagnosis. Students will be prepared to transfer to a bachelor of technology program at a senior colleges.

  • In support of the LaGuardia’s mission to educate and graduate its students to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens, the College has undertaken a team approach toward advising, designed to support you in your major from orientation through graduation.

     

    Your advising team, made up of faculty and professional advisors, will guide you at every step during your college career. They are ready to help you:

     

    • Explore your major

    • Select introductory and advanced courses

    • Connect you with campus support services

    • Prepare an educational and career plan

     

    Visit the Advising page to learn more about when to get advised and how to prepare for an advising appointment, and check out the Advising Calendar for information sessions, events and more.

    Please feel free to reach out to these advisors if you have any questions or need assistance, and visit laguardia.edu/visit for directions to campus.


    Advising Team Staff Members Email Phone  Office 
    Laura Barski, Advising Services  lbarski@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5921  B 235 
    Marangely Colon, Advising Services  mcolon@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5267  B 100N 


    Advising Team Faculty Members Email Phone Office Location
    Omar Ait Hellal, Computer Science oaithellal@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-6174  E 218V 
    Dmitriy Chebanov, Computer Science Program Director  dchebanov@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5716  E 223D 
    Praveenkumar Khethavath, Computer Science pkhethavath@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5725  E 223L 
    Gerald Meyer, Computer Science  geraldm@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-349-4041  E 218R 
    Lawrence Muller, Computer Science  lmuller@lagcc.cuny.edu 718-349-4045  E 223M 
    Muath Obaidat, Computer Science  mobaidat@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5626  E 115A 
    David Peled, Computer Science  davidp@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-349-4058  E 235L 
    Luis Rizo, Computer Science  irizo@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-349-4048  E 235F 
    Andi Toce, Computer Science  atoce@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5631  E 115E 
    Gene Yao, Computer Science geney@lagcc.cuny.edu 718-349-4057  E 223E 
    Yun Ye, Computer Science  yye@lagcc.cuny.edu  718-482-5702  E 218H 

    The Computer Technology program prepares students for careers repairing and troubleshooting computers for businesses and households around the world. Field technicians generally travel to various sites, assisting a variety of clients, while in-house technicians, also called “bench” technicians, work in repair shops or exclusively for one business.

      Explore career possibilities on Career Connect.

    Current Students

    Log in to the CUNY Portal to review your Degree Audit to find out what classes to take.

    Have questions about using Degree Audit? Visit LaGuardia’s Degree Audit page for tutorials and how-to guides.

     

    Prospective Students

    Review the Computer Technology Curriculum and the recommended course sequence below.


    First Year, Fall I

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    MAC241  
    Computer Electronics I  
    Program Core 
    4
    ECF090
    First Year Seminar for Engineering and Computer Science
    Program Core 
    0
    ENG101
    English Composition I
    Required Core
    3
    Session Credits:
    11
    Total Credits:
    11


    First Year, Fall II

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    ENG102
    Writing Through Literature  Required Core 
    3
      Lifeand Physical Sciences Course
    Required Core 
    3
    Session Credits:
    6
    Total Credits:
    17


    First Year, Spring I

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    MAT242 
    Calculus I Technical Mathematics II 
    Program Core
    4
    MAC291 
    Computer Logic, Design and Implementation I
    Program Core
    4
    MAT115
    College Algebra and Trigonometry 
    Required Core
    3
    Session Credits:
    11
    Total Credits: 28


    Second Year, Spring II

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    MAC242 
    Advanced C++ Programming
    Program Core
    3
    MAC265
    Computer Hardware Interfacing and Programming 
    Program Core
    3
        SessionCredits
    6
        TotalCredits 
    34 


    Second Year, Fall I

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    MAC292 
    Computer Logic, Design and Implementation II  
    Program Core
    4

    Flexible Core Elective
    Flexible Core   
    3
    MAC293
    Computer Repair & Network Maintenance 
    Program Core
    3
    Session Credits:
    11
    Total Credits:
    45


    Second Year, Fall II 

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    MAC289  Computer Technology Project Lab
    Program Core
    2
      FlexibleCore Elective 
    Flexible Core
    3
        SessionCredits
    5
        TotalCredits 
    50 


    Second Year, Spring I

    Course Number Course Name Fulfills Credits
    BTM101 
    Introduction to Business 
    Program Core 3
    MAC295 
    Computer Architecture 
    Program Core
    4
    Flexible Core Elective
    Flexible Core 3
    3
    Session Credits: 10
    Total Credits:
    60


    See flexible sequence for students with basic skills needs.


    For information about this program’s retention and graduation rate visit the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment website page.