Students will become familiar with both basic and advanced computer operating system capabilities as well as the basic hardware components of a computer systems. Students will learn how to effectively use the computer file management systems.
Date First Offered:
This course is offered online:
- Total Hours: 30
- Lecture Hours: 20
- Laboratory Hours: 10
- Listing, creating, deleting, copying, and moving files
Basic computer hardware and software operating systems
Storage media and devices
Viruses and copyright
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Electronically manage computer files
Identify a variety of hardware components
Work in a Windows operating system
Perform basic troubleshooting operations
Number of Assignments:
- Final Exam: 40 %
Assignments: 60 %
Percentage of Individual Work:
Course Offered in Other Programs:
- Text books are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
Assignments may vary in number from 8-12.
Required - Johnson, S., 2002, Microsoft Windows XP (Thomson Course Technology). Chapters Covered: Varies