cis290 | undergraduate

Personal Computer Hardware Support

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This course is an introduction to computer support fundamentals of personal computer (PC) hardware architecture, components, networking, configuration, upgrading, and repair.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Processors, Chipsets, Memory System and Hard Drives

    • Outline steps for a processor, memory system and hard drive installation.
    • Recognize best practices of personal computer maintenance.
    • Identify types of processors, chipsets, memory systems and hard drives.

    Installing and Supporting I/O and Multimedia Devices

    • Identify types of I/O devices.
    • Identify types of multimedia devices.
    • Outline steps for multimedia device installation.
    • Recognize best practice of personal computer maintenance.

    Mass Storage Devices

    • Outline steps for mass storage device installation.
    • Identify types of mass storage devices.
    • Recognize best practices of personal computer maintenance.

    Motherboards and Power Supplies

    • Recognize best practices of personal computer maintenance.
    • Identify types of power supplies.
    • Outline steps for motherboard and power supply installation.
    • Identify types of motherboards and form factors.

    Introducing Fundamentals of Personal Computer Hardware and Maintenance

    • Identify components of a personal computer.
    • Recognize best practices of personal computer preventive maintenance.
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