CNET-253

Computer Hardware I

CREDITS: 3
LENGTH: 15 weeks
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PRE-REQUISITES: None
CO-REQUISITES: CNET-253L
 
DESCRIPTION:
This is a lecture/lab course that covers the detailed operation of a microcomputer, its subcomponents, and the interaction of software and hardware. Topics include microcomputer design, architecture of a typical microcomputer system, memory and bus structures, interfacing hardware (loading and timing considerations), I/O techniques, systems interrupts, memory systems and hardware, serial and parallel ports, video control and monitors, disk drive operations, and installation and configuration of the BIOS and operating systems. The course will cover the hardware requirements of the A+ Certification program.

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