Earning a CompTIA certification is a great way to start your career in the IT industry. Earning certifications shows not only that you have the right knowledge and skills to do the job, but also that you are dedicated to your IT career. Many companies, including Microsoft, Ricoh, Lenovo and Cisco, recommend or require CompTIA certification programs.
ITCC 1001 - Cisco Exploration 1 - Network Fundamentals
A course introducing the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet. Describes the use of OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the applications, network, data link, and physical layers. Covers the principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations. Build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; perform basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes. Basic computer skills are required.
ITSC 1025 - Personal Computer Hardware
Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration, and troubleshooting.
ITMT 1002 - Windows Vista Configuration
A study of Windows Vista operating system; installation, configuration, and troubleshooting; file management; users accounts and permissions; security features; network connectivity; setup of external devices; optimization and customization; and deployment of application, with hand-on experience.