Career & Technical Education > Computer Information Technology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, textbook exercises and classroom labs, teaches the basic skills and knowledge necessary to help prepare for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exam on the topic of a current Microsoft Workstation operating system.


II: Course Objectives

Covers core A Operating Systems. Prepares the student to prove their expertise with desktop, server, and networking components. Core A consists of the required areas of study mandated by Microsoft to complete the MCSE core requirements.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Install or upgrade to Windows XP
  • Configure the Windows XP environment.
  • Connect clients running Windows XP to networks.
  • Create and manage user accounts.
  • Manage access to resources by using groups
  • Manage data by using the NTFS file systems.
  • Provide network access to file resources.
  • Implement security in Windows XP
  • Configure and manage disks.
  • Implement disaster protection.
  • Monitor and optimize performance in Windows XP.

III: Course Linkage

This course fulfills Western Nevada College’s Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:

  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Understand the theoretical principles behind creating and maintaining a professional level Web site.
  • Use current software to create, publish, and maintain a professional level Web site.
  • Apply techniques appropriate to their specialty in the operation of a Web site.

Scheduled CIT-211 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CIT-211 classes scheduled for this term.