Aug 11, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

CTS 120 - Hardware/Software Support


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

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.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CIS 110  or CIS 111 .
When Offered: (F, on demand)



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)