MGDP1270 Macintosh Computer Technology

Featuring Mac OS 10.X this course is designed to provide the student with in depth technical information related to the operation of the Macintosh computer. Emphasis will be placed on solving hardware, software and general application problems, understanding the control panel settings; upgrading hardware and software and running diagnostics available for the Macintosh. Other areas to be covered include the proper procedure for adding external or internal devices, installing RAM, installing and preparing a new hard drive, software and systems installations, file management techniques and font problems.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CPLT1200 or instructor approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Explain computer components
Manage desk top system
Construct networks
Practice system and software installations
Test finder systems
Diagnose printing problems
Evaluate network problems
Investigate internet connection problems
Solve internal hardware problems
Back up data and systems
Explain font problems
Investigate hard drive problems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3