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Considering a career in information technology?

This course will acquaint you with the computer terminology and devices that help manage digital information today. The curriculum will cover the installation of RAM, expansion cards, and peripheral devices as well as how to configure drivers and troubleshoot your Windows operating system. Learn to reformat a hard drive then partition and load Windows on it. Additional topics include troubleshooting basics, researching errors online, hardware trends, buying a new PC (pre-built vs. custom), and standards for monitors, hard drive sizes, ports, and optical drives. Additionally, viruses, spyware, surge protectors and backups will be discussed.

In This Course You'll Learn To:

  • describe computer hardware and the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • demonstrate use of the basic word processing functions of the popular Microsoft Word program
  • demonstrate the Outlook email program and the best search techniques on the internet

Admissions Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • GED or high school diploma
  • Keyboarding skills recommended

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