Apr 24, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog 

CTS 120 - Hardware/Software Support

Class: 2 Lab: 3 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3
Prerequisite: CIS 110  or CIS 111 
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.