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
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 The School of Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.
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 The School of Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development office. Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.