ITM200 Computer Hardware & Software
Lead Faculty: Dr. Bhaskar Raj Sinha
This course provides an in-depth look at the hardware components of a personal computer with the focus on proper installation and administration throughout the course. Students learn to identify, install and configure various computer hardware components as well as basic computer and configuration concepts. This course also provides students with an understanding of basic hardware component features of a personal computer; how hardware and software work together; installation, maintenance and support of various hardware components.
These components include: various types of processor chips, motherboards, supporting I/O devices, memory modules, floppy drives, hard drives, SCSI drives and mass storage device installation and maintenance considerations, peripherals support, multi-media devices, supporting modems, basic network terminology, concepts and topology designs, troubleshooting and maintenance fundamentals and considerations, purchasing and building considerations of a personal computer.