Mar 07, 2021  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CST* E141 - Computer Hardware (4 credits)

Elective Code: COMP
Prerequisite(s) or Parallel(s): CSA* E106  or higher; MAT* E095  or placement higher than MAT* E095 
An introduction to the personal computer (PC) as a system with emphasis on understanding the roles both of the hardware and the elements that interface the hardware to the user’s program. Common PC elements (mother board, disk drives, modems and displays) are examined and their operation under various operating systems explained. Students will study troubleshooting techniques and the isolation of problems into software or hardware faults, incompatibilities, or viruses.