Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

CIS 236 * Microsoft Workstation Operating Systems (4)

Prerequisite(s): CIS 140, CIS 160, and either CNT 140 or CIS 150.

Microsoft is the leading supplier of desktop operating systems for home and business use. This course will use the most current and widely accepted version of Microsoft's business desktop operating system. Students will learn proper installation of the operating system, the features of the system, maximum utilization of the user interface, and efficient file handling. They will also learn to create, edit and delete user profiles, create a functional user environment, create and utilize shared network resources, and utilize and administer the workstation as a server in a hands-on environment. They will also utilize troubleshooting skills to overcome simple and complex problems in the Microsoft operating system environments.

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

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