Explores the hardware and software sections of the CompTIA A+ certification exam in detail. Covers installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of various hardware components. Also covers 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. The student will engage in hands-on lab activities with actual hardware components, operating systems, and application installations.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Skills-based assessment administered by the Computer Information Systems department faculty. Faculty will assess skills-based assessment based on evaluation rubric available in Department. Students must also complete a departmental exam and have proper licensure/certification.
CompTIA A+ Certification must be current. Department faculty will verify certification(s). Students must also complete a departmental exam and a skilled demonstration.