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2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMP 146 - Computer Configuration and Management I


3 hrs (Sem I, II)
An introduction into the components and internal operations of various computer systems with an emphasis on hands-on activities. Presentations will discuss and detail computer hardware components, related operating systems software, performance, and compatibility features. Emphasis will be placed on software and hardware error diagnosis and troubleshooting, installation of software, information and data security, and initial setup of equipment. Lectures will cover topics on requirements, features, selection, and management of various computer systems. A lab fee will be assessed to students for purchase of kit. Lectures in the last segment of the class will discuss prioritization and management of computers and issues in a work environment from a technical support standpoint. Discussions and lectures will center around leadership roles, prioritizing, delegating and following up on computer related issues, and the importance of information and data security and how it can be achieved on various platforms and devices. 3 lecture/laboratory hours.