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ICS 100: Computing Literacy and Applications (3 credits)

Course Description

An introductory survey of computers and their role in the information world emphasizing computer terminology, hardware and software. Opportunities for "hands-on" experience using applications software may include spreadsheets, word processing, presentations, communications and databases. (3 hours lecture)

Recommended Preparation: Credit in both ENG 22 or ENG 23 and MATH 22 or higher.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Utilize the basic features of computer applications to communicate effectively (major content area).
  • Utilize operating system interfaces to manage computer resources effectively.
  • Utilize online resources for research and communication.
  • Define, explain, and demonstrate proper computer terminology usage in areas such as hardware, software, and communications.
  • Describe ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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    page last updated: April 28, 2014

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