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CIS 178 - Technical Microsoft Windows

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to administer and support Windows computers in a work environment according to Microsoft and industry best practices. A hands-on approach to common Windows applications and tools is used and include Windows fundamentals, command line interface use, installation and configuration of Windows and basic network configurations.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: CIS 115 . Basic knowledge of computer hardware and software.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Handle installation of the Windows operating system, updates and tools.
  2. Manage functionality of the Windows operating system using appropriate tools and methods.
  3. Administer users, groups and policies according to best practices.
  4. Manage devices, file systems and storage.
  5. Set up network protocols and remote access services.
  6. Handle system maintenance and recovery.
  7. Troubleshoot Windows systems using appropriate tools.
  8. Develop proficiency using a command line interface (CLI).
  9. Explore emerging technologies impacting the evolution of Windows.

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