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IT 115 - PC Analysis and Configuration I

5 CR

Previously TECH 215
Presents the basics of PC hardware and software installation and configuration. Topics include installation of operating systems and basic troubleshooting techniques, BIOS, storage, system optimization, motherboards, printers, and system set-up. Students gain hands-on instruction. Course includes about 50% of the competencies required for A+ certification.

Recommended: IT 101 , IT 103  or equivalent course work or experience.
Prerequisite(s): Placement by assessment into ENGL 101 , or completion of ENGL 92  or ENGL 93  with a C or better, or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Install, configure, and maintain devices, computers, and software for end-users.
  • Diagnose, resolve, and document common hardware and software issues by applying troubleshooting skills.
  • Configure and maintain network connectivity and security for end-user devices using appropriate interfaces and utilities.
  • Identify and configure mobile device-specific functions such as operating systems, hardware, and peripherals. 
  • Discuss the functions and impact of cloud computing and virtualization in computing environments.

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