CIS-1070 Computer Concepts and Applications

This course provides an overview of computer systems with a focus on historical development, hardware, application software, programming considerations, multimedia, communications, and the utilization of internet resources. Students are also engaged with research and applications pertinent to the purchase of computer systems, installation considerations, computer maintenance, the role of information systems within an organization, and system analysis and design. Careers in the computer field, security best practices, ethical guidelines, and privacy issues are also examined throughout the course. The "laboratory" portion of the course features the use of an office suite application environment.



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