CNIT 101 Operating Systems I - Windows (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
A technical course about the Microsoft Windows operating system for students who have some computer experience. Learn techniques to manage a personal computer through the use of operating system utilities and commands. Practice setting up and customizing the interface and managing programs and data. Manage the computer system hardware. Compare several graphical user interfaces and command line interfaces.
Uses Windows 7 for end-user Windows operating system.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the purpose and functions of a computer operating system including the graphical user interface (GUI).
- Outcome 2: Customize and manage Windows components such as the user interface, maintenance and disaster recovery tools, networks, hardware and software.
- Outcome 3: Manage files, folders, libraries and disks through the use of Computer, Windows Explorer and Search.
- Outcome 4: Describe connectivity and networking as it relates to a workplace environment with emphasis on setting up a small office network.
- Outcome 5: Use Windows applications such as Internet Explorer, Paint and Media Center.
- Outcome 6: Describe security threats and use Windows and other tools for protection.