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Course Description

This course examines computing hardware, operating systems, and software applications from a technical side to enable students to select, install, maintain and optimize a computer system. This course will help prepare students to pursue the A+ Hardware Certification. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: CSIS 124, CSIS 1 OR CSIS 2, or equivalent computer experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe how a computer works in general terms
  • Analyze computer operating problems
  • Use troubleshooting tools to diagnose and repair computers
  • Assemble a computer using components

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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