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CET 111  Computer Upgrade/Repair I

This course is the first of two courses covering repairing, servicing, and upgrading computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics include safety practices, CPU/memory/bus identification, disk subsystem, hardware and software installation and configuration, common device drivers, data recovery, system maintenance, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely repair and/or upgrade computer systems to perform within specifications.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 3

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: CIS 110

Corequisite: None

CET 111 Course Outline

CET 211  Computer Upgrade/Repair II

This course covers concepts of repair service, and upgrade of computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics may include resolving resource conflicts and system bus specifications, configuration and troubleshooting peripherals, operating system configuration and optimization, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and resolve system conflicts and optimize system performance.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2. Lab, 3.

Semester Hours Credit: 3

Prerequisite: CET 111

Corequisite: None

CET 211 Course Outline
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