|Course Title: Upgrade and Repair I||Instructor: Keith Wilson|
|Course Number: CTS 120||Room: NB-227 (Hours Posted)|
|Room: NB-229||Phone: 362-7177|
|Web: http://cfcc.edu/wilsok||E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Text: Andrews, Jean. A+ Guide to Managing
& Maintaining Your PC, Thompson Course
Technology, 8th Ed. 2014.
Supplies: At least a couple of Floppy Disks. A flash drive is also recommended.
This course covers the basic hardware of a personal computer, including installation, operations and interactions with software. Topics include component identification, memory-system, peripheral installation and configuration, preventive maintenance, hardware diagnostics/repair, installation and optimization of system software, commercial programs, system configuration, and device-drivers. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate computer equipment and software, upgrade/maintain existing equipment and software, and troubleshoot/repair non-functioning personal computers.
Course Objectives: Students will learn about and practice the following topics:
|Course Grade Determination:||
Grading System: (%)
||A = 92 - 100||A
& Projects: 50%
||B = 84 - 91||B = 420|
|C = 76 - 83||C = 380|
|Missed tests- makeups allowed.
||D = 68 - 75|
|F = 0 - 67||
Computer Engineering Department Computer Use Policy:
Use of laptops or other student computers in Computer Engineering Labs:
computers will be allowed on the network.
There is a wireless access point
We are running a proxy server on our network. This means that all information that you use to log into a site is logged and can be monitored. We will know the time, date, and web site contacted by every computer in every lab. Remember Big Brother is watching you!
Information contained in this syllabus was, to the best knowledge of the instructor, considered correct and complete when distributed for use at the beginning of the semester. However, this syllabus should not be considered a contract between Cape Fear Community College and any student, nor between the instructor and any student. The instructor reserves the right, acting within the policies and procedures of the college, to make changes in course content or instructional techniques without notice or obligation.