2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITSC 1301 - Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 2 Lab: 3
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
Student Learning 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.