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College Catalogs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

    Housatonic Community College
  Dec 11, 2017
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

CST* E141 - Computer Hardware (4 credits)

Code(s): BUS, COMP
Prerequisite(s) or Parallel(s): CSA* E105  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. Course Outline: CST 141