COMPUTER CONCEPTS & OP SYSTEMS
COMPUTER CONCEPTS & OP SYSTEMS CITA 120
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STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CANTON NEW YORK COURSE OUTLINE CITA 120 COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS Prepared By Judith Beider CANINO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JANUARY 2007 M CITA 120 COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS TITLE Computer Concepts and Operating Systems COURSE NUMBER CITA 120 SHORT TITLE Computer Concepts and Op Syst CREDIT HOURS 3 WRITING INTENSIVE COURSE OPTIONAL No COURSE LENGTH 15 weeks SEMESTER S OFFERED Fall and Spring HOURS OF LECTURE LABORATORY RECITATION TUTORIAL ACTIVITY 2 hours of lecture a week 1 lab a week 2 hours in length CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A study of the terminology and concepts associated with computer systems hardware and software Topics will include system hardware components memory organization and management operating systems troubleshooting fundamentals etc Students will disassemble and reassemble PCs become familiar with hardware components learn to collect information about the computer system install and con gure system software and test and troubleshoot the system to apply the various concepts covered in the course PRE REQUISITESCO COURSES Non CISIT students should get previous approval from the instructor GOALS STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this course the student will be familiar with basic computer hardware architecture and hardware components be comfortable with installing and con guring computer operating systems manage basic computer system assembly know about typical computer peripherals and their installation gain eXposure to basic 39 39 39 and 39 V39 P N fault isolation TEXTS As selected by instructor REFERENCES None EQUIPMENT Set of computers connected to the network set of computers not connected to the network for assemblydisassembly various peripherals and some tools and measurement devices GRADING METHOD AF MEASUREMENT CRITERIAMETHODS Exams quizzes lab reports and homework assignments DETAILED TOPICAL OUTLINE See attached sheet LABORATORY OUTLINE See attached sheet DETAILED TOPICAL OUTLINE CITA 120 COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS I How Computers Work An Overview A Basic Computer Concepts B Interaction between Hardware and Software 11 An Introduction to Hardware A Introduction to Digital Circuits 1 Number systems decimal binary hexadecimal conversions 2 Basic digital circuit elements 3 Basic digital logic gates B Computer Architecture CPU and chipset BIOS Memory systems Permanent storage systems Common IO ports Peripherals Buses 3995 quot 111 How Hardware and Software Work Together A Software Fundamentals 1 What is software it s role in a computer system 2 Types of software 7 system and application 3 Operating systems 7 history functions tools B Boot Up Sequence 1 Role of hardware 2 Role ofBIOS 3 Role of operating system C System Resources 1 How an Operating System uses system resources 2 How system resources are assigne IV PC Maintenance and Repair Fundamentals Hardware and Software Tools Preventive Maintenance Plan Safety Procedures Troubleshooting Approaches COP 1 V Electricity and Power Supplies Basic electrical concepts and devices Description and preventions of electricitybased damages Form factors Energy conservation 7 Energy Star standards Troubleshooting PC power supply problems WUOF VI VII VIII XI XII Processors and Chipsets A Processor Types and Performance Evaluation Criteria How Processors Work Chipsets and How They Work Maintaining Processor Performance and Integrity 7 Cooling Systems Processor Installation and Upgrade WOO Motherboards A Components on a Motherboard B Installing or Replacing C Con guring Supporting and Troubleshooting D Buses and Bus Architectures Managing Memory A Types of Memory and How Each Works B Error Checking C Measuring Memory Speed D Upgrading E Troubleshooting Hard Drives A Floppy Drives Organization B Hard Drives 7 Physical and Logical Organization C Hard Drives Technologies D Communication between PC and HD E Installation and Troubleshooting F Maintenance Optimization and Protection IO Devices A Types of IO Devices B Principles of Installation and Support C Using ports and eXpansion slots for addon devices D Multimedia Devices Operating Systems A The Role and Architecture of and Operating System B Common Operating Systems for PCs 7 MS Windows Family C Other Operating Systems D Windows 2000XP 1 Installation 2 Maintenance and Support 3 Troubleshooting Purchasing a PC or Building Your Own LAB ORATORY l LABORATORY OUTLINE CITA 120 COMPUTER CONCEPTS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS TOPIC Identi cation of PC parts and gathering of system information with OS tools Assembly and disassembly of a computer system Study of the boot process reading system resource allocation Form factors and using multimeters Motherboards 7 components identi cation methods Flash BIOSMotherboard upgrades Using third party software to gather system info Computer DiagnosticManagement Tools 7 system amp third party Using research tools to nd information for a chosen part such as Kingston website for RAM Installing and con guring an OS 7 Windows XP Installing application software Troubleshooting Windows XP Troubleshooting common computer system problems
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