West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg to offer computer/networking courses at Roane/Jackson Technical Center.
CONTACT: Doug Weaver, associate professor of computer science, 304-424-8330 or 1-800-WVA-WVUP, Ext. 330.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer courses in the Information Technology field this fall at the Roane/Jackson Technical Center. Two computer/networking courses are scheduled at RJTC.
One of the courses is PC Management and Maintenance. This is an introductory course on PC management, maintenance and troubleshooting. Topics covered include operating systems and OS architecture, software/hardware relationships, hardware, hardware assembly, hardware/software diagnosis and troubleshooting. Included in this course are most of the elements required for the A+ certification. The four-credit-hour class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
The other class is a four-credit-hour Network Fundamentals course. The first in the series of four courses, it is required to prepare the student for the Cisco CCNA certification. Topics covered in this semester include the OSI Model, the TCP/IP Model, IP addressing, subnetting, data encapsulation, basic network design and troubleshooting. The class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
Fall semester classes begin August 18. Registration information is available from WVU Parkersburg or the college's Jackson County Center. For further information about these classes or the college’s Computer and Information Technology Program, call Doug Weaver, associate professor of computer science, 304-424-8330 or 1-800-WVA-WVUP, Ext. 330.
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