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▲ CIS 101 - Computer Concepts and Applications

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course provides the knowledge necessary to function as a fluent computer user in today’s technological society. Topics include computer terminology, computer hardware and software capabilities, what makes a computer powerful, the societal impact of computers, ergonomics, ethical computing behavior, information privacy, and computer security. Students complete projects encompassing Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), as well as an information literacy project focusing on effective use of the Web. Students with no computing experience are encouraged to complete a computing keyboarding course (CIS 103) before taking this course