District Syllabus
CTS1300C
Administering Microsoft Windows Workstation


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 4 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: CET1588C Network + or
CET1600C Network Fundamentals
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and troubleshoot Windows 7 Professional in work group or domain networks. In addition, this course gives you the background to understand Microsoft courses that cover detailed technical support of Windows 7 Professional and Windows Server. This course prepares students for the Microsoft Exam 70-646.
Required Materials: Books:
  • In class course: Wright. Microsoft Windows 7 MCTS Exam #70-680, 1st ed., Course Technology, 2011. ISBN: 9781111309770
  • Online (Hybird) course: Test Out. LabSim Access code - 978-1-935080-37-4, 1st ed., Test Out, 2010. ISBN: 9781935080374
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
The course provides the information necessary to pass the Microsoft 
Certification Exam 70-680, Administering Windows 7.
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
  Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to install, 
upgrade, and migrate to Windows 7:
    Perform a clean installation,
    Upgrade to Windows 7 from previous versions of Windows, 
    Migrate user profiles.



Deploy Windows 7

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to deploy 
Windows 7:
    Capture a system image,
    Prepare a system image for deployment,
    Deploy a system image, and
    Configure a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD)


Configure Hardware and Applications

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
hardware and applications in Windows 7 operating system:
    Configure devices,
    Configure application compatibility,
    Configure application restrictions, and
    Configure Internet Explorer.
 

Configure Network Connectivity

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to plan 
application and data provisioning using Windows 7:
    Configure IPv4 network settings,
    Configure IPv6 network settings,
    Configure network settings,
    Configure Windows Firewall, and
    Configure remote management.


Configure Access to Resources

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to configure 
access to resources using Windows 7:
    Configure BitLocker and BitLocker To Go,
    Configure DirectAccess,
    Configure mobility options, and
    Configure remote connections.





Monitor and Maintain Systems that Run Windows 7

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to monitor 
and maintain Microsoft Windows 7 systems:
    Configure update to Windows 7,
    Manage disks,
    Monitor systems, and
    Configure performance settings.


Configure Backup and Recovery Options

Demonstrate the following knowledge, skill, and ability to  
configure backup and recovery options using Windows 7:
    Configure backup,
    Configure system recovery options, and
    Configure file recovery options.


            
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
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Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.