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Number:CS332
Name:Hardware/Software Concepts
Description:This course provides the hardware/software technology background to help systems development personnel understand tradeoffs in computer architecture for effective use in a business environment.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
A 100-level computer course or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will: •Understand basic computer hardware, operating systems, and application components, •Be able to diagnose and repair (troubleshoot) the most common failures •Demonstrate the ability to analyze, design, install, and manage virtual hardware and software •Understand the link between computer engineering and products available today.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 (none) Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2016 COMPTIA A+ GDE.TO IT TECHNICAL SUPPORT 9781305266438 ANDREWS 9TH 17 CENGAGE L Appunn $137 $0 $0 $0
F 2014 (none) Blackwood $0 $0 $0
F 2013 COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2014,COMPREHENSIVE 9781285096926 PARSONS 14 Appunn $0 $0 $0
F 2012 Computer Concepts 2013, Compreh. 978-1-133-19056-1 Parsons, June Jamric 2013 Course Technology, Inc. Wilkins $156 $117 $0
F 2012 Text Information Not Yet Supplied ZZDIRECT NONE MBS Wilkins $0 $0 $0
S 2009 HIGH PERFORMANCE LINUX CL 0-596-00570-9 SLOAN O'REILLY & ASSOCS.,INC. Easton $40 $30
S 2008 MANAGING AND TROUBLESHOOT MEYERS 0 MCGOO1 Easton $81 $61
S 2008 MIKE MEYERS' A+ GUIDE TO MEYERS 2 MCG Easton $51 $38
S 2008 MIKE MEYERS' COMPTIA A+ G MEYERS 2 MCG Easton $81 $61
F 2003 Intro to PC Hardware & Troubleshooting 00072226323 Meyers McGraw Hansen-Childers $0 $0
S 2002 COMPLETE COMPUTER REPAIR TEXTBK.-W/DISK 1-5767606-7-7 SCHMIDT 3RDD 02 SCOTT/J Connelly $0 $0
S 2001 Enhanced A+ Total Solution Toolkit 0-619-03496-3 ITP Hansen-Childers $135 $0
S 2000 Guide to Managing & Maintaining Your PC: Introductory 0-619-00037-6 Andrews 3 C T I Hansen-Childers $55 $0
S 2000 A+ Lab Manual for Guide to Managing Your PC 0-619-01536-5 Saxton 3 C T I Hansen-Childers $25 $0