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TCC Catalog 2016-17 
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CTS1131 Microcomputer Architecture

3 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring
Prerequisite(s):   or   or   
Students taking this course should have a basic understanding of computer hardware and software. It is assumed that students have experience with installing and running programs, using basic productivity software including word processing applications, saving files created by common applications, and browsing the Internet. The content for this course exposes students to internationally recognized computer technology certification objectives including PC hardware, networking, laptops, printers and operational procedures. Students who successfully complete this course can expect to be able to set up a new computer, identify system requirements when purchasing a new computer, understand the technology and specifications used to describe computer components and make informed choices about which device characteristics are required, install or upgrade the operating system, manage external devices, troubleshoot common computer problems that can be resolved without replacing internal components, and connect to a small home network. This course helps students prepare for CompTIA A+ certification. Contact: 3 hours. Additional fee.