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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Computer Repair I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
COMP 1204

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course introduces students to the operation, diagnosis, troubleshooting, and simple maintenance of computer hardware components. Topics include hardware compatibility, system architecture, memory, storage, expansion devices, peripherals, customer service, safety, and preventative maintenance. Career Preparation: The studies in this course will help students prepare for careers such as Computer Support Specialist, PC Repair Technician, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Systems Analyst, and Systems Engineer.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

COMP 1204 - Computer Repair I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Students are expected to know how to use a current Windows operating system including navigation, saving files, file management/hierarchy structure, compression, extraction, installation of programs, setting up user accounts and administrative operating system tasks. Students without this experience should take COMP 1109 Introduction to Operating Systems either before they take this course or concurrently while they are taking this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

COMP 1204 - Computer Repair I

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
COMP 1109Introduction to Operating Systemscr.