• Program: Graphic Design
  • Course: Macintosh Computer Technology
  • Course #: MGDP1270
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

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.

Course 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.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals 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

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  CPLT1200 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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