ETRO 287 - Computer Systems and Networking
Class hours: 3 lecture
Prereq: “C” or higher in ETRO 280.
Coreq: ETRO 287L
Comments: Credit by exam is not an available option.
Description: The Computer Systems course is the study of computer hardware,
peripheral devices, and operating systems. Students gain an understanding of how hardware
and peripheral devices are connected and function in the operation of a computer.
Students also learn how the operating system software works in conjunction with the
hardware to service the software applications. This basic knowledge will enable
students to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair computer systems and peripherals.
It will also enable them to upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot operating systems.
Hands-on experiences are provided in the co-requisite ETRO 287L.
Spring (every 2 years)