Computer Systems - Hardware

This course introduces the students to the hardware aspect of computer systems. Using hands-on labs, active learning, guided discussions and lectures, students will learn how to identify and describe computer components and peripherals and how to build and troubleshoot systems from a hardware perspective. This course assists students in preparing to service personal computers and related equipment and prepares the students for the hardware component of CompTIA A+ certification exam. This course is followed by CSYS 2122 in semester 2, which focuses on computer software.