Oct 03, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CITC 1321 - CompTIA A+ Core I

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
An introduction to the basics of computer hardware. Topics include identification and installation of internal components, disk configuration, ports, cables, peripherals and networking concepts and connections. This course covers mobile devices, networking technology, hardware, virtualization, cloud computing, and network troubleshooting.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Identify, install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware components, peripheral devices, and mobile devices to support computing needs.
  2. Identify, install, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware and functionality to support computing needs.
  3. Distinguish (visually), explain usage (conceptually) and identify names, purposes and characteristics of computer data cables, on board ports and motherboard bus connections on expansion slots.
  4. Install, configure, and troubleshoot virtualization and cloud computing features to support computing needs.
  5. Demonstrate critical thinking and appropriate operational procedures, communication, and professional skills.