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CPT 209 - Computer Systems Management

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course examines the methods and procedures used in maintaining microcomputer systems. Topics include hardware and software installation, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite(s): Take CPT 170  and IST 166  with a minimum grade of C.
Course Topics:
  • Exploring various components of a computer system
  • Building a personal computer system, configuring and upgrading hardware/software as needed
  • Maintaining a personal computer system
  • Installing and configure an operating system
  • Using Windows troubleshooting tools
  • Similarities/differences in the Android vs. Apple
  • Participation in PCRx events to enhance customer service skills

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define and compare operating systems.
  2. Install and maintain operating systems.
  3. Set up a simple LAN able to share resources on a network.
  4. Differentiate operating systems used on mobile devices.
  5. Troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software.
  6. Build a personal computer system.

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