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Course Description

This course provides an introduction to personal computers (PC) and mobile devices commonly used in business and non-profit industries. Topics include the fundamentals of hardware components, architecture, configuration, upgrade, and repair. This course also provides an introduction to hardware troubleshooting and computer support. This course and CIS/293 are aligned with the requirements of the CompTIA A+ 220-1101 exam.

This undergraduate course is 5 weeks.

PLEASE NOTE:
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

Course Objectives

Week 1

  • Install and configure laptop hardware, components, and common devices.
  • Use laptop features and networking tools.
  • Summarize power supply types and features.

Week 2

  • Install and configure laptop hardware, components, and common devices.
  • Install and configure motherboards, CPUs, and add-on cards.

Week 3

  • Use the best practice methodology to resolve problems.
  • Troubleshoot problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPUs, and power.
  • Troubleshoot common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures.

Week 4

  • Explain basic cable types and their features and purposes.
  • Configure appropriate components for a custom PC configuration to meet customer specifications or needs.

Week 5

  • Select, install, and configure storage devices.
  • Troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays.

Prerequisites

None

Disclaimers

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PC and Device Fundamentals
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Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Jul 02, 2024 to Aug 05, 2024
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
PC and Device Fundamentals
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Aug 06, 2024 to Sep 09, 2024
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
PC and Device Fundamentals
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Sep 10, 2024 to Oct 14, 2024
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
PC and Device Fundamentals
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Oct 15, 2024 to Nov 18, 2024
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
PC and Device Fundamentals
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Nov 19, 2024 to Dec 23, 2024
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
119.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Undergraduate Tuition credit (3 units) $1,194.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $170.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
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