This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of computer hardware that lay a foundation for their other courses in computers. Students develop an understanding of the fundamentals involved in buying, building and maintaining a computer. One class hour per week. Competency met: Critical Thinking Fall, Spring
- Understand and apply a basic understanding of hardware that is a framework for many other courses in CIS/CIT.
- Develop an understanding of the decisions that need to be made when buying a computer to meet specific needs.
- Develop an understanding of what is involved in building and maintaining a computer.