Introduction to Information Technology
Welcome to Introduction to Information Technology! This course is designed to prepare students to service and maintain modern computers, peripherals, and portable devices, as well as basic wired and wireless networks. Students will become adept at troubleshooting and diagnosing problems, as well as performing routine maintenance on PCs. Students will learn to install and replace the major hardware components of the system, maintain and repair those components, as well as build a complete system. Various peripherals will be examined. Students will also install, configure and troubleshoot a variety of operating systems, including Windows desktop and network operating systems and Linux desktop operating systems. Mobile operating systems and OS X will be discussed as well. Client side virtualization and IT security are also covered. This course emphasizes practical application of theories covered. Hands-on activities, lecture, and student reading/homework provide the platform for learning. Each student will be provided the resources needed to prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification objectives will be addressed as well. There are no prerequisites for this course. For more information, see our Facebook page.