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CIT 600 - Windows Operating System

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

This course is designed for end users who are familiar with computers and who need to use the features and functionality of the Windows operating system for personal or professional reasons. Topics include customizing the environment, managing file systems, performing file and folder operations, enhancing computer security and evaluating installation issues. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the names and functions of the Windows operating system.
  2. Demonstrate the resizing, moving, scrolling, maximizing, minimizing, restoring and closing of windows.
  3. Manage files and folders.
  4. Customize Windows environment including desktop, screen display, printer, mouse and keyboard usage.
  5. Demonstrate proper use of Windows and other desktop applications.
  6. Access the Internet with a browser.
  7. Apply Windows security features.
Listed Topics
  1. Introduction to Windows interface
  2. Program and file management
  3. Windows customization
  4. Windows applications
  5. Internet searches with browser
  6. Management of Windows devices and installation issues
  7. Windows security
Reference Materials
Textbooks/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by instructor; access to the Internet.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 03/15/2019

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