2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITSC 1301 - Introduction to Computers

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. Explores integration and application in business and other segments in society. Fundamentals of computer problem- solving and programming may be discussed and applied. Examines applications and software relating to a specific curricular area.  Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Demonstrate basic understanding of network topology and connections.
2 - Demonstrate proficiency in the use of email.
3 - Demonstrate proficiency in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications.
4 - Describe uses of the Internet and design a simplistic web page using HTML coding.
5 - Discuss current issues associated with security, ethics, and legal issues.
6 - Discuss current issues such as viruses and other related topics.
7 - Explain the impact of computers on society.
8 - Identify computer careers.
9 - Identify ethical use of computers.
10 - Identify fundamental programming structures.
11 - Identify the components of a computer system.
12 - Use basic operating system functions.
13 - Use common applications.