Courses and Descriptions

COMP-1092Cisco IT Essentials 1

The IT Essentials (ITE) 6.0 curriculum helps students prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-01 and 220-802. 

  • CompTIA A+ 220-801 covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking. 
  • CompTIA A+ 220-802 covers the skills required to install and configure PC operating systems, as well as configuring common features such as network connectivity and email for Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems. 

This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an I.T. professional. Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Students will also be able to connect to the Internet and share resources in a networked environment. New topics in this version include mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones and client side virtualization. Expanded topics include the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system, security, networking, and troubleshooting. 


  • Cisco
  • CompTIA A+


Textbooks and Booklists

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