2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

5611/5612 IT Essentials A/B

0.5 credit per semester

This course offers an in-depth exposure to computer hardware and operating systems. Students will learn how computer hardware works, how to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and software, and troubleshoot hardware and software problems. In addition, they will be introduced to networking and wireless networking. Students will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Several schools offer the Cisco Networking Academy program and this is the first course in the Cisco certification process.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Special Program or Cluster Designations:

IT Essentials A/B

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