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ICS 121: Computing Topics (1 credit)

Course Description

This course covers current computing topics. The course is designed to have variable credits to coincide with the rigor of the topic. A student may enroll and receive credit for this course more than one time (for different topics). A course description will be on record to designate the various topics for a student's transcript. (1-4 lecture hours)

Pre-Requisite(s): The present prerequisites of ICS 100 or ICS 101 will be deleted. New prerequisites will be stated with each new topics course offered. The course outline will state its prerequisite (if any) and will be relevant to the rigor of the topic proposed. (See department chair or instructor for more information.)


Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Study a computer topic offered at WCC.
  • Produce a final project to demonstrate knowledge of the computer topic.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


For Spring, 2012

This course will provide students with the foundation to build a presence on the Web, develop a personal brand and create a channel to share ideas, expertise and business. Students will learn the fundamentals of choosing a domain name and finding a content hosting service and then will begin their content creation. Popular social web tools such as Wordpress, Google docs, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, and Flickr will be addressed. At the conclusion of the course students will have their own social web channel.


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