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IT 102 Microcomputer Fundamentals (5)

This course provides concepts and hands-on experience in understanding and supporting a PC-compatible microcomputer. Topics include microprocessors, system architecture, system boards, expansion cards, memory, input/output devices, and peripherals. The student learns how to build, configure, and troubleshoot a personal computer, and install its operating system. The objectives of the course are based on those of the A+ Hardware Core Certification Exam.

Prerequisite: CU 100 with a minimum grade of C or Program Chair permission.