ETRO 187 : Computer Hardware and OS

Credits

4

Class Hours

8 lecture/lab

Recommended Prep

Semester Offered

Fall

Description

This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware, software, and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and responsibilities of an Information Technology (IT) professional. Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install and configure operating systems, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment. This course includes an introduction to mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and client side virtualization. Hands-on labs are an essential element of the course.