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COMP 1002 - Applied Computer Concepts

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course or equivalent knowledge is assumed for all other BCIT COMP courses in Computing Part-time Studies (PTS). Students focus on how a Personal Computer (PC) works and how to apply best practices to secure data and to manage files with Microsoft Window 10. Topics include: An introduction to PC hardware, functions of an operating system (OS), file and disk management, backing up and protecting data, troubleshooting, security, malware and firewalls. Windows 10 Power on self-test, BIOS settings, partitioning, the file system and formatting are also discussed. Hands-on exercises and labs include desktop navigation and using Windows 10 Admin to create user accounts and folder structures. Discussions also include the technical aspects of using Windows 10 in the set-up of a small PC network. There will be a brief comparison of Windows 10 to Windows 7, Linux and Macintosh OS. There are 6 week compressed delivery options for those students with some prior experience, otherwise the 12 week delivery is recommended due to the amount of homework. COMP 1002 is required for the Computer Systems Certificate (CSC), the Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS), and the Applied Network Administration and Design (ANAD) Associate Certificates. Upon successful completion students will be able to use best practices in a Windows 10 networked environment.

Prerequisite(s)

BC Grade 12 English or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$457.00

Spring/Summer 2019

Below are 10 offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 52339

Mon Apr 29 - Fri May 10 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - May 10 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 12:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. This is an intensive two week delivery of a twelve week course. Attendance is required every weekday morning. There is a significant amount of homework, reading and practice required every day after class. For some students this could mean 20+ hours of homework each week. Please do not attempt any other course at the same time as this two week (10 day) accelerated course.

Two seats remaining as of Apr 19, 2019 3:42 am PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 52340

Thu Apr 04 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class May 23.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 52341

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jul 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jul 02 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class May 21.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 65865

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Raymond Yu

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 52338

Sat Apr 13 - Sat May 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - May 25 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Tony Sieben

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class April 20 (Easter). Class will be in session May 18 (Victoria Day).

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 52342

Fri Apr 26 - Fri Jul 12 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 26 - Jul 12 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 364

Instructor

Tony Sieben

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 52334

Sun Apr 28 - Sun Jun 09 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 28 - Jun 09 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class May 19 (Victoria Day).

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 65863

Fri May 03 - Fri Jul 19 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Jul 19 Fri 18:45 - 21:45 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 52337

Sat Jun 01 - Sat Jul 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 - Jul 13 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Tony Sieben

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class June 29 (Canada Day).

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

CRN 54129

Sun Jun 16 - Sun Jul 28 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 16 - Jul 28 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 484

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$457.00

Notes

  1. As an added bonus, BCIT School of Computing students may be eligible to receive a copy of MS Windows 10 for their own personal use. This is a limited offer. The information will be provided by the Instructor at class. No class June 30 (Canada Day).

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how a PC works, and the relationship between hardware and software.
  • Classify and explain the function of different computer hardware components.
  • Describe the purpose and functions of an operating system (OS).
  • Explain OS virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Identify Windows 10 user interface components, and understand their use.
  • Use the Control Panel to:
    • Customize keyboard, display and mouse functions.
    • Add new hardware.
    • Install and launch software applications.
    • Customize User Settings.
  • Describe the concepts behind compression and encryption
  • Create users, groups and account policies.
  • Explain basic home and enterprise networking principles.
    • Configure and troubleshoot a basic home network.
  • Describe basic PC security concepts, malware and firewalls.
  • Back-up your system and protect your data.
  • Learn efficient storage management, file maintenance and file organization.
  • Troubleshoot basic computer issues and use the resources provided by your system.
  • Compare other operating systems including Linux and Macintosh OS to Windows 10.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

COMP 1002 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Applied Network Administration and Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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New Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: Intro. Loose-Leaf
Author Parsons
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-1-33738-854-2
Price $49.95
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
New Perspectives On Computer Concepts 2018: Intro. Loose-Leaf
Author Parsons
Copyright 2017
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-1-33738-854-2
Price $49.95
Required

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