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, and communications. (3 hours lecture)

Recommended Preparation: Credit in both ENG 22 or ENG 23 and Math 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 75X 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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