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Hardware/Software Support

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
Prerequisites: CIS 110 or CIS 111
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Summer 2014
This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.
1. Identify appropriate computer equipment and software based on organizational needs.
2. Demonstrate ability to upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software.
3. Repair non-functioning personal computers.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23679)

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