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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 17, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSNT 115 A+ Software Essentials

6 credits
Students will install, configure, secure, and troubleshoot operating systems. The course will also include working with client operating systems in various network scenarios. Students work towards the CompTIA A+ industry certification.

Prerequisites: MATH 087  (or placement into MATH 098 /MATH 099  or higher)

Corequisites: CSNT 116 

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the basic components of a computer
  • Use and describe file and directory structures
  • Troubleshoot the boot process used in personal computers
  • Demonstrate an understanding of operating system memory management
  • Demonstrate basic Windows operating system usage, commands, and configuration
  • Identify computer numbering systems and perform computations
  • Create and use Command Line and Windows GUI configuration files
  • Define computer terms used in class