CIS-158: A+ Operating Systems (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
A+ Operating Systems
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores the software section of the CompTIA A+ certification exam in detail. Covers various operating systems from a PC repair technician perspective, and discusses how the operating system interacts with the PC’s hardware, the boot process, troubleshooting, and interaction with application software. Requires hands-on lab activities with various operating systems and application installations.


Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Skilled Demonstration Details

Skills-based assessment proficient score, assessment administered by the Computer Information Systems department faculty. Faculty will assess skills-based assessment based on evaluation rubric. Assessment information located in Division Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.

CompTia A+ Certification
Licensure/Certification Details

CompTia A+ Certification must be current. Department faculty will verify certification(s). Verified certifications, and the Credit for Prior College-Level Learning application will be signed, copied, and retained in the Division Office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.

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.