Course Descriptions

Hardware/Software Support

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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.

Course Name: 

CTS-120

Class Hours: 

2

Lab Hours: 

3

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

3
At least one Pre-Requisite listed is required