CIS-105: Desktop Operating System Concepts (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Desktop Oper Sys Concepts
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An introductory-level course focusing on client side desktop operating systems, including installing, using, maintaining, and securing the system. Covers customizing the system, file management, working with applications, Internet connections, security, and account set-up for multiple and various types of users. Provides an overview of system configuration, troubleshooting, and system maintenance.


Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Client operating systems
Licensure/Certification Details

Students can receive Credit for Prior College Level Learning (CPCLL) for this course if they possess at least two current, active certifications from major certification organizations (e.g. CompTIA, Microsoft, etc.) specifically focused on at least two different modern client operating systems (e.g. Windows, Apple/Mac, Linux, etc.).

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.