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BPC170: A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support3 Credits

Explore technical aspects of personal computers, including system components, installation, system configuration, peripheral devices, and notebooks. Emphasis placed on hardware installation, maintenance, mobile devices, and hardware troubleshooting. Helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ examinations.

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Term
TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Spring 201921818SMC MAIN - BE 150 - Hybrid01/21/2019
03/08/2019
M 6:00PM
8:30PM
McCarthyOpen
13 of 20 Seats

Notes

Class Meets First Eight (8) Weeks
Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
Class will not be held on 1/15/2018, in observance for Martin Luther King Holiday. Classes will not be held on Monday, February 19th in observation of PresidentÆs Day. CAMPUS CLOSED
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you for ACE two industry certifications: CompTIA A+ Certification AND the PC Pro Certification. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on reading and assignments outside of class. This will be explained in full during the first class meeting. This class requires both online and classroom activities. There is no extra charge for taking the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam as it is part of the BPC270 class. There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount.
This section is part of our Computer Tech (LBL) class and includes the following courses: BPC170 and BPC270. Students in this LBL class complete a variety of instructor-led hands-on labs, in addition to reading/studying the course materials, video tutorials, and outside-of-class assignments. This will be explained in full during the first class period. Students often take this class for personal interest, however this course is required or a restricted elective for several certificates/degrees at SMCC. Courses in this Lab-Based Learning class are offered in the same classroom at the same time. Students should take BPC170 before taking BPC270, it is not a good idea to take them at the same time. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu. Special Class Fee: $25
Flex Start Class
Class 21818 costs include Computer Lab Fee: $25.00
Class 21818 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

Book Choice Pending

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Spring 201921928SMC MAIN - ONLINE - Internet01/21/2019
03/08/2019
  
 
McCarthyOpen
13 of 20 Seats

Notes

Class Meets First Eight (8) Weeks
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to ACE the CompTIA A+ certification AND the PC Pro exam. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on class assignments. You will need to come to campus to take Final Exams and the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam (no extra charge). There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu.
Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
Flex Start Class
Class 21928 costs include Computer Lab Fee: $25.00
Class 21928 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

Book Choice Pending

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Spring 201922270SMC MAIN - BE 150 - Hybrid03/18/2019
05/10/2019
M 6:00PM
8:30PM
McCarthyOpen
16 of 20 Seats

Notes

Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
Class Meets Second Eight (8) Weeks
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to ACE two industry certifications: CompTIA A+ Certification AND the PC Pro Certification. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on reading and assignments outside of class. This will be explained in full during the first class meeting. This class requires both online and classroom activities. There is no extra charge for taking the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam as it is part of the BPC270 class. There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount.
This section is part of our Computer Tech (LBL) class and includes the following courses: BPC170 and BPC270. Students in this LBL class complete a variety of instructor-led hands-on labs, in addition to reading/studying the course materials, video tutorials, and outside-of-class assignments. This will be explained in full during the first class period. Students often take this class for personal interest, however this course is required or a restricted elective for several certificates/degrees at SMCC. Courses in this Lab-Based Learning class are offered in the same classroom at the same time. Students should take BPC170 before taking BPC270, it is not a good idea to take them at the same time. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu.
Flex Start Class
Class 22270 costs include Computer Lab Fee: $25.00
Class 22270 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

Book Choice Pending

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Spring 201922271SMC MAIN - ONLINE - Internet03/18/2019
05/10/2019
  
 
McCarthyOpen
16 of 20 Seats

Notes

Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
Class Meets Second Eight (8) Weeks
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to ACE the CompTIA A+ certification AND the PC Pro exam. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on class assignments. You will need to come to campus to take Final Exams and the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam (no extra charge). There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu.
Flex Start Class
Class 22271 costs include Computer Lab Fee: $25.00
Class 22271 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

Book Choice Pending

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Fall 201812423SMC MAIN - TC 225 - Hybrid08/20/2018
10/08/2018
M 6:00PM
8:30PM
McCarthyClass Started

Notes

Class Meets First Eight (8) Weeks
Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
This class runs for the first half of the semester, August to October, on Monday nights only. When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ certification AND the PC Pro exam. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on reading and assignments outside of class. This will be explained in full during the first class meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu..
Class 12423 is a Hybrid class requiring both internet and classroom activities. Access to internet and a student gmail address is required. Log on to Canvas prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login. For assistance, please contact the Division Secretary at 602-243-8012.
Classes will not be held on Monday, 9/3/18 in observation of Labor Day - CAMPUS CLOSED.
Class 12423 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

1 Book

LabSim for PC Pro (eBook)
ISBN: 9781935080428
Author: TestOut
Estimated Price (New): $172.00
Used Retail Price is $0.00; eBook type is Web; eBook format is Adobe Ebook Reader;
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TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Fall 201812446SMC MAIN - ONLINE - Internet08/20/2018
10/08/2018
  
 
McCarthyClass Started

Notes

Class 12446 is an on-line class. Access to the internet is required. Log on to Canvas prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login. Students also need to check their student email, at https://my.maricopa.edu. For assistance, please contact the Division Secretary at 602-243-8012.
Class Meets First Eight (8) Weeks
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to ACE the CompTIA A+ certification AND the PC Pro exam. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on class assignments. You will need to come to campus to take Final Exams and the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam (no extra charge). There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu.

1 Book

LabSim for PC Pro (eBook)
ISBN: 9781935080428
Author: TestOut
Estimated Price (New): $172.00
Used Retail Price is $0.00; eBook type is Web; eBook format is Adobe Ebook Reader;
Get Books at Bookstore

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Fall 201812752SMC MAIN - TC 225 - Hybrid10/15/2018
12/14/2018
M 6:00PM
8:30PM
McCarthyClass Started

Notes

Special Fee Payable at Time of Registration.
Class 12752 is a Hybrid class requiring both internet and classroom activities. Access to internet and a student gmail address is required. Log on to Canvas prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login. For assistance, please contact the Division Secretary at 602-243-8012.
Classes will not be held on Monday, 11/12/18 in observation of Veteran's Day - CAMPUS CLOSED.
Class 12752 costs include CNT Course Fee: $25

1 Book

LabSim for PC Pro (eBook)
ISBN: 9781935080428
Author: TestOut
Estimated Price (New): $172.00
Used Retail Price is $0.00; eBook type is Web; eBook format is Adobe Ebook Reader;
Get Books at Bookstore

TermClass#LocationDatesDaysTimesInstructorAvailability
Fall 201812753SMC MAIN - ONLINE - Internet10/15/2018
12/14/2018
  
 
McCarthyClass Started

Notes

Class 12753 is an on-line class. Access to the internet is required. Log on to Canvas prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login. Students also need to check their student email, at https://my.maricopa.edu. For assistance, please contact the Division Secretary at 602-243-8012.
When taken one after the other, BPC170 and BPC270 will help prepare you to ACE the CompTIA A+ certification AND the PC Pro exam. This accelerated class requires an extra level of commitment from the student who will need to plan on a significant number of hours to work on class assignments. You will need to come to campus to take Final Exams and the PC Pro Industry Certification Exam (no extra charge). There is no textbook for this class, instead the class uses amazing online courseware that includes videos and hands-on simulations. Please review the syllabus and purchase the course materials prior to the first day of class at this link: https://learn.maricopa.edu/login Read the class syllabus to learn how to purchase the course materials at a huge discount. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor, Niall McCarthy, at 602-305-5682 or niall.mccarthy@southmountaincc.edu.
Class Meets Second Eight (8) Weeks

1 Book

LabSim for PC Pro (eBook)
ISBN: 9781935080428
Author: TestOut
Estimated Price (New): $172.00
Used Retail Price is $0.00; eBook type is Web; eBook format is Adobe Ebook Reader;
Get Books at Bookstore



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