BCC - Spring 2010 Syllabus
Course Name : CIS-24
Course Description : The Microcomputer Environment
Instructor : Igor Kholodov Igor.Kholodov@bristolcc.edu
Office : K211
Telephone: 508-678-2811 ext. 3328
URL of this file: http://www.c-jump.com/CIS24/CIS24syllabus.htm

CIS-24 The Microcomputer Environment

Catalog Description

This course covers the operating system requirements for the CompTIA A+ certification. It concentrates on file and memory management using the diagnostic and troubleshooting tools available in the operating systems covered. The course also covers installation, configuration, and upgrading of the three operating systems.

Course Objectives


The course will concentrate on the function, structure and operation of DOS, and Windows operating systems for file and memory management using the diagnostic and troubleshooting tools available in those operating systems. Installation, configuration and upgrading of these operating systems will also be presented. This course covers the materials in DOS/Windows module of the examination for A+ Certification.


A+ Guide to Software: Managing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting, Fifth Edition. Publisher: Cengage, (c) 2010.

ISBN: 9781435487376


Evaluation: You are responsible for all assigned readings and for material covered in class. The course will include a variety of projects, four exams, and a two-hour final exam.

Projects and Labs

There will be a series of projects assigned throughout the semester. Homework is assigned at the end of every class, and due before the beginning of the next. If you miss a class, it is your responsibility to check the course website for homework assignments.

Late assignments will have five points deducted from its grade for each day late. Projects more than 1 week late will NOT be accepted.

Class Participation

Be sure to do the required reading and assignments before attending class. You cannot successfully enter into discussion without some understanding of the material.

Attendance and lateness: After two absences, a student may be withdrawn from the course. After one warning about lateness and/or absences, your final grade will be lowered ten points for each day the student is late or absent from that point. In Case You Are Late or Absent, it is your responsibility to get the course notes.


There will be several exams. A two (2) hour exam will be given at the end of the course.

Grading and Evaluation Criteria

Attendance & Class Participation 10%
Homework Assignments 20%
Lab Assignments 20%
Final Examination 25%
Tests 25%

Lab Assignments will be graded using the following system

Appearance 25%
Content 25%
Accuracy 25%
English 25%

Final Grades will be assigned as follows:

97 - 100 A+
93 - 96 A
90 - 92 A-
87 - 89 B+
83 - 86 B
80 - 82 B-
77 - 79 C+
73 - 76 C
70 - 72 C-
67 - 69 D+
63 - 66 D
60 - 62 D-
Below 60 F

Teaching Methodology

The lecture will be the principal teaching method used in this course. "Handouts" and other information will be available on the class web page. Class discussions will be conducted pertaining to the Lab assignments before each assignment is made and after it is due. Software and Operating system demos using a portable PC and overhead will also be used.

Office Hours

Office Hours will be posted and appointments can be arranged via e-mail or during class breaks.


and PPT
Introducing and Comparing Operating Systems Chapter 1    
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Computers: slides handout
Hardware: slides handout
Disk Drives: slides handout
Windows 9x Startup Disk and Command Window Chapter 6 HANDS-ON Projects:
Installing MS-DOS,
Partitions: slides handout
FAT: slides handout
Booting: slides handout
Installing and using Windows 9x/Me Chapter 7 HANDS-ON Project:
Installing Windows 98
Installing Windows 2000/XP Chapter 2 HANDS-ON Project:
Microsoft Virtual PC
Quiz 1
(Due next week)
Installing Windows 2000/XP Chapter 2
HANDS-ON Project:
Install Windows 2000 Professional
Maintaining Windows 2000/XP Chapter 3 HANDS-ON Project
Windows Backup
Quiz 2
(Due next week)
Windows Registry: slides handout

See also: http://www.accessdata.com/supplemental.html - Registry Quick Find Chart (PDF)

Supporting Windows 2000/XP Users and Their Data Chapter 4 HANDS-ON Project
Setting Up User Accounts
Troubleshooting Windows 2000/XP Startup Chapter 5   Quiz 3
(Due next week)
Networking: slides handout

Windows on a Network Chapter 8    
10  Windows on a Network (continued) Chapter 8
  Quiz 4, 5
(Due next week)
11  Windows on the Internet Chapter 9 HANDS-ON
TCP/IP Primer

Ping, Tracert, and Nslookup


Quiz 8, 9
(Due next week)
12  Securing Your PC and LAN Chapter 10 Computer and internet security video: slides handout Quiz 10
(Due next week)
13  Supporting Printers and Scanners  Chapter 11    
14  The Professional PC Technician
Mac OS 
Chapter 12
Appendix B
Appendix C
15  Download
Final Exam

Note: This syllabus is a suggested course outline and will be generally followed, subject to change according to the instructor's discretion and needs. Academic flexibility is important.

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