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Course Description

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Computer Networking Technology - CNT 133

Computer Software 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 operating systems, security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures. Students will explore software used to configure and troubleshoot devices with a focus on fundamental security concerns and operational best practices.


(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 Operating System (OS) installation and configuration options.
  • Utilize available command line interface (CLI) utilities to complete tasks.
  • Configure appropriate operating system features to meet requirements.
  • Perform common preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Explore emerging software technologies.
  • Identify common threats, vulnerabilities and options to mitigate them.
  • Explore available tools and procedures used to secure computers or mobile devices.
  • Validate system functionality and security with available software tools.
  • Utilize appropriate troubleshooting and safety procedures.

Course Schedule

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

Fall; 2021; COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 133142834Compu Sware TblshtgMC3Petteys R18/22/0Open$52.00W  09:00 AM-11:52 AM AS950

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

 133112863Compu Sware TblshtgMC3Petteys R18/22/0Open$52.00T  06:00 PM-08:52 PM HS850

Key: Day of the Week

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