IST113G - IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
This course presents exposure to computer hardware and operating systems. Students learn the functionality of peripherals components as well as suggested best practices in maintenance and safety issues. Through hands- on activities and laboratory exercises, students learn how to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. The primary objective of this course is to provide the student with a general understanding of computer hardware and system software. The material covered in this course is intended to form a foundation of technical knowledge for system analysis, design, configuration, procurement, and management. This course helps prepare students for the industry recognized CompTIA’s A+ certification.