CIT 157 - CompTIA A+ Certification II

Course Description

This course, in conjunction with CIT 156, covers the current objectives of the two CompTIA A+ Certification exams. Major topic areas include PC hardware, networking, laptops, printers, operational procedures, operating systems, security, mobile devices, troubleshooting, safety and professionalism. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours

3

Contact Hours

4

Lecture Hours

2

Lab Hours

2

Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

CIT 156

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Explain the functioning of computer hardware.
Application:
  • Demonstrate their knowledge of software with various devices.
Integration:
  • Integrate computer knowledge with soft skills to develop solutions to problems in real world type scenarios.
  • Problem-solve independently.
Human Dimension:
  • Build interpersonal skills to collaborate with others in order to achieve desired outcomes.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Explore how their role within an organization and the community impact the productivity of others.
  • Approach ethical dilemmas with integrity.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Acknowledge that technology is constantly changing requiring new skillsets.
  • Apply their knowledge to future certification exams.