CIS101B – Computer Operating Systems

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration

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About CIS101B – Computer Operating Systems

This course represents the 2nd half of a two-part course that focuses on a step-by-step approach for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software. This course is mapped to the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 Certification Exam objectives. The primary goal of this course is to prepare students for the CompTIA A+ 220-1002 Certification exam. Learn everything you need to know in this Computer Operating Systems course.

Topics Covered In Course

CIS101B Topics

  • Professionalism, Safety, Operating Systems, Power, and PC optimization
  • Maintaining and Optimizing Operating Systems
  • Display Drivers, LAN, Wireless and the Internet
  • Printer Drivers, Mobile Devices, Securing platforms, and Operational Procedures
  • Final Assessment


Computer Hardware Fundamentals is a prerequisite for Computer Operating Systems. Before taking either course, the student should be familiar with:

  • Using a mouse and keyboard
  • Installing and running programs
  • Using basic productivity software including word processing applications
  • Saving files created by common applications
  • Browsing the internet

*Students who have successfully passed the current CompTIA A+ Essentials certification exam within the last 36 months may proceed directly to Computer Operating Systems.

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Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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