Computers

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MCAS offers MS Office and computer science courses that prepare students for the technology they will face in the 21st century office environment.

A+ Certification Intro to Cybersecurity

Class to be held:
Main Campus (MTN)
920 South Mountain Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Total Program Fee:
$3760

A+ Certification Term 1
Sep 20, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021
Tue and Thu
6:00pm - 9:00pm

This 12 week course prepares students to pass the CompTIA A+ Service Technician certification exams 220-1001/220-1002 for hardware and software and to pursue employment opportunities as a computer technician. This class is delivered entirely online: direct instruction is provided on Zoom and curriculum is accessed through an official CompTIA online platform. This is the beginning course on the path to earning a Security+ certification and is articulated with an MCAS partner, Pacific College, such that the course provides college credit in pursuit of an associate degree in cybersecurity. Hardware topics include installing, configuring, and upgrading PC hardware components and peripherals and troubleshooting hardware issues. Software topics comprise installing Windows, and software troubleshooting, including application security support. In addition to the 72 hours of direct classroom instruction in Zoom, students must complete 108 hours of online assignments and assessments in preparation for each class.



Basic Computers

Class to be held at:
In-person / Virtually

Total Program Fee:
$50 plus book purchase (approximately $75)

Basic Computers
Beginning Aug 27, 2021
Tue and Thu
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Fri
8:15am - 12:00pm

The MCAS Basic Computers course is a 16-week, open enrollment program that covers Microsoft Windows, Internet use, AND client-based and web-based software applications so that students can be successful with 21st century technology. The program is delivered in a hybrid manner: direct instruction is provided through in-person and virtual workshops and curriculum and assignments are accessed through the MCAS online Learning Management System. Because of the hybrid nature of the class, students with a variety of skill levels can take the class and get personalized assistance from the instructor to be successful.

Students learn to operate MS Windows, to effectively navigate the Internet, to use key Microsoft Office 2013 applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and to use the Google Suite of products Students also learn to make an employment portfolio (resume, cover letter, email template, references, and work samples). Enrollment is open as students can enter the program and stay for 16 weeks to learn all modules.



Career Technical Education Programs


Learn new career skills and start a new career!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous short-term vocational programs that help your earn certifications and give you the skills you need to start a new career. MCAS teachers are experienced professionals who share their industry knowledge to give you a solid foundation for success in a new profession. These teachers also have significant industry contacts and resources to ensure that students who successfully complete our vocational programs have a high rate of job attainment.


Academics & Arts Programs


In addition to our world class vocational programs, MCAS offers excellent Non-Technical Programs. Our English as a Second Language faculty is passionate, caring and committed to helping our students become proficient in English as quickly as possible. The MCAS Academic Lab offers a rigorous high school diploma program that prepares students for postsecondary education. Students seeking assistance with basic skills or test prep for the GED or HiSET can receive assistance from highly qualified instructors. And MCAS arts and crafts classes are taught by talented, successful artists.
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