Through hands-on experiences, this course prepares students to install, configure, upgrade, and troubleshoot personal computers. Students learn the fundamentals of PC hardware including the motherboard, power supply, CPU, memory, storage devices, add-on cards, BIOS, and CMOS. In addition, students learn the fundamentals of the Windows 2000/XP operating system including operating system functions, structure, major system files, and the basic boot sequence. This course was previously ELE 150.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6
Level II Prereq: CIS 100 minimum grade "C" or equivalent