CIS-158: A+ Operating Systems

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2016
WebAdvisor Title
A+ Operating Systems
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours
4.00
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.

Pre-requisites
CIS-100
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Departmental Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Licensure/certifications
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.

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.