CET 1178C

PC Essentials — Hardware (3)

Prerequisite: CET 1171 or CGS 1100

Classification: Dual

Students will be introduced to basic computer hardware, at the level of a beginning PC technician. Emphasis is placed on learning the proper name of features and components making up a PC system as well as understanding their function. Students will have hands-on experience disassembling and reassembling a PC. Hardware components making up a PC system are examined in detail and discussed in textbook reading assignments and lectures. This course covers PC hardware topics found in industry recognized certification exams. The course is designed for individuals with little or no experience working inside a PC.