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COMP 1002 - Applied Computer Concepts

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$467.97 - $477.97 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 52337

Sat May 29 - Sat Jul 10 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jul 10 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tony Sieben

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. This is an intensive delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted. No class on July 03.

CRN 52341

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

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 52340

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Fraser Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

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 52342

Fri Apr 09 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Tony Sieben

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

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 52339

Mon Apr 12 - Wed May 19 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - May 19 Mon/Wed 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. This is an intensive delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

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 28 - Wed Jul 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 28 - Jul 14 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Raymond Yu

Course Outline

Cost

$477.97

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted. The start and end dates have been changed from Wed, Apr 14 – Jun 30 to Wed, Apr 28 – Jul 14.

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 54129

Sun Jun 06 - Sun Jul 11 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 06 - Jul 11 Sun 09:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$467.97

Notes

  1. This is an intensive delivery course. Students must attend all classes. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. 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. Students MUST attend the first two classes as the installation and configuration of pre-requisite software, the process of connecting and an explanation of how to use all the tools are covered. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

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

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