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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Introduction to Operating Systems

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1109

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course covers the basics of how to get the most out of using the Microsoft Windows operating system. Topics include identifying minimal hardware requirements needed to run Windows, customizing the desktop environment, file management, maintaining hard drives and other removable storage media, multitasking, the Windows applications of WordPad, Paint, Notepad and Outlook Express, and sharing hard drives and printers in a small network environment. Career Preparation: The studies in this course will help students begin preparation for careers in information technology such as Computer Support Specialist and Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Systems Analyst, Systems Engineer, and Business Analyst. Certification Preparation: Optional. Certiport: IC3 Computing Fundamentals.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1109 - Introduction to Operating Systems

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1109 - Introduction to Operating Systems

There are no corequisites for this course.