CPMT 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC
IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts. Hands-on labs and Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of network and networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)