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Introduction To Computing
Lec. Hrs. per wk:
Lab. Hrs. per wk:
Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, systems, and human resources and explores their integration and
application in business and other segments in society.
The fundamentals of computer problem solving and programming in a
higher level programming language may be discussed and applied.
Internet, emailing, file management are explored.
Applications that may be presented are word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases.
This course will not
count towards mathematics or computer science majors.
(Formerly known as Cosc 1301 Computer Literacy.)
Course Description (e-catalog):
Course placement advisement is available in the Mathematics/Computer Science Office located at MCCH 221.
PREREQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES and OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
SHAFFER MICROSOFT OFFICE 2010:
TEXTBOOKS (including ISBN#) and REQUIRED MATERIALS/RECOMMENDED READING:
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
A student who passes this course will be able to demonstrate the ability to use Microsoft Office 2007 and Windows XP to create
and manipulate files containing documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations suitable for coursework, professional
purposes, and personal use. In addition, the student will demonstrate an ability to use the World Wide Web and the Internet.
Introduction to Computers, Operating Systems, and the Internet
The student will:
understand key system and communications components such as operating systems, hardware, data storage, and
be able to store and retrieve data locally (e.g. from within the computer, a CD-ROM, or USB drive) or from a network virtual
be able to identify the various types of contemporary software applications
used to organize, manage, and present data,
such as spreadsheets, word processing, databases, and electronic presentation software
demonstrate a basic understanding of the Internet and the World Wide Web and be able to save web documents as HTML
files, create hyperlinks, and navigate web sites using a web browser
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES / PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES:
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