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Advanced A+ Certification: Hardware/OS II

Learn how to select, install, and maintain video, sound, and portable computers. You will explore networking and security protocols. This completes the three-course series to help you prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification exam. After you register, please create an online account at  ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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Basic A+ Certification: Hardware I
This course will focus on hardware components of the personal computer. Topics include microprocessors, RAM, power supplies, motherboards, BIOS, CMOS, the expansion bus, and input/output devices. Students will learn to configure and troubleshoot in real-world environments. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.
 
Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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CISSP Exam Prep

Prepare to become a certified information systems security professional by closely examining the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). Learn the new eight domains essential for the protection of information systems and corporate and national infrastructures. CEUs awarded. Prerequisite: Significant IT security experience and prior certification such as CCNA, CCNP, MCSE or SCNP are recommended. This course will meet at AACC, please call 443-518-4973 for more information. 4.9 CEUs.

Tuition: $1,713 (includes $800 in fees*)
Tue,Thu Jul 11-Aug 27 6PM-9:45PM Anne Arundel Community College XA-503 8463 #1328
The course will be held at Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT), located at 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076. Please call 443-518-4973 for more information.
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CompTIA A+ Exam Prep
CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Review basic computer hardware, operating systems, PC components, networking, security, laptops and printers. Learn how to install, configure, secure and troubleshoot these items plus customer service and communication skills. Textbook information available at AACC Bookstore. CEUs issued. Digital badge issued. Prerequisite: General knowledge of computer hardware and software. Note: Exam fees included. 68 hours. This course will meet at AACC, please call 443-518-4973 for more information. 4.0 CEUs.
Tuition: $1,320 (includes $600 fees)
Mon,Wed Jun 26-Aug 26 6PM-10PM Anne Arundel Community College XA-499 8464 #1329
The course will be held at Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT), located at 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076. Please call 443-518-4973 for more information.
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CompTIA Network+ Exam Prep

Prepare for the Network+ Certification Exam. Focus on the six exam objectives including network technologies, network media and topologies, network devices,network management, network tools, and network security. Textbook and certification prep materials available at the AACC Bookstore. CEUs awarded. Prerequisite: Knowledge of operating systems and hardware or CompTIA A+ Certification. Note: Exam fees included. 40 hours. This course will meet at AACC, please call 443-518-4973 for more information. 4.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $1,510 (includes $800 in fees*)
Tue,Thu Jul 11-Aug 13 6PM-10PM Anne Arundel Community College XA-500 8462 #1327
The course will be held at Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT), located at 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076. Please call 443-518-4973 for more information.
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CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep

Prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Exam including review of network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management, and cryptography. Textbook and certification prep materials are available at the AACC Bookstore. Prerequisite: Knowledge of operating systems and hardware and/or CompTIA A+; basic networking concepts and/or CompTIA Network+. Note: Exam fees included. 40 hours. This course will meet at AACC, please call 443-518-4973 for more information. 4.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $1,562 (includes $800 in fees*)
Mon,Wed Jun 03-Jul 03 6PM-10PM Anne Arundel Community College XA-501 8465 #1330
The course will be held at Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT), located at 7556 Teague Road, Hanover, MD 21076. Please call 443-518-4973 for more information.
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Intermediate A+ Certification: Operating Systems
Learn about the Windows operating system and discover installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques. You will explore virtualization and how it is used. Finish the course with knowledge about printer installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. After you register, please create
an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.
 
Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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Introduction to PC Security

Learn about the fundamentals of PC and network security. Explore ways to prevent network attacks, share data safely, and how viruses and worms are created. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
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Network+ Certification Prep

This course prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Learn about topologies, the OSI sevenlayer model, protocol suites, network operating systems, hardware, cabling standards, remote connectivity, internet connections, and troubleshooting. Network+ certification can be used as an elective exams for the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification. After you register, please create an online account at  ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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Security+ Certification Prep

This course prepares you for CompTIA’s Security+ certification exam. Explore security protocols, policies, risk analysis, and risk control methods. After you register, please create an online account at ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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Security+ Certification Prep 2

Review key terminology and concepts needed to pass CompTIA’s Security+ Certification exam. This course, the second of two courses, will provide you with helpful study tools including crossword puzzles, games, and practice questions. After you register, please create an online account
at ed2go.com/howardcc.  This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $169 (includes $129 in fees*)
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Aug 14-Sep 20   Online XO-106 4857 #1087
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