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|CIT 211 - Introduction to Computer Systems|
Course Description: This course introduces the basic components of a computer, how they are organized, and how they work together under the control of an operating system. Course activities include hands-on hardware labs, online research of hardware topics, and discussion of hardware design. This course will introduce the student to basic microcomputer hardware components and will familiarize the student with methods of troubleshooting strategies and maintaining computers. Students will examine theoretical concepts underlying hardware functions, preventative maintenance techniques, safety precautions, system procurement, and upgrades. There will also be some discussion of networking and software as it pertains to hardware functionality.