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Course Description

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Computer Networking Technology - CNT 130

Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for maintaining and troubleshooting personal computers (PCs) and other technology devices. Topics include hardware, networking, mobile devices and troubleshooting. Students will carry out hardware maintenance and device configuration with a focus on customer support fundamentals and meeting requirements.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explore computer BIOS/UEFI functions and configurations.
  • Explain the purpose and properties of motherboard components.
  • Install components, peripherals and expansion cards.
  • Select appropriate components to meet customer needs or functionality requirements.
  • Differentiate ports, interfaces, cables or other types of connectors.
  • Explore mobile device software, components and configurations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of networking fundamentals.
  • Validate device and software functionality using troubleshooting concepts and appropriate tools.
  • Compare current processor and memory types and their features.
  • Examine power supply connectors and electrical properties.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 130112866Compu Hware TblshtgMC3Petteys R15/22/0Open$52.00W  06:00 PM-08:52 PM HS850

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday