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CS 100
Introduction to Microcomputers


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Introductory hands-on computer course intended for non-majors. Provides the beginning computer user an elementary understanding of computer hardware, the operating system, word processing, spread sheeting, email and correct file management. This is the same course as CS 101. Students cannot earn credit for both CS 100 & CS 101. Recommended: Keyboarding skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify basic computer hardware components.
  • Define basic computer terminology.
  • Operate the Windows Graphic User Interface (GUI).
  • Explain and demonstrate proper data storage and retrieval techniques using Windows Explorer for file management.
  • Create beginning level documents using word processing software.
  • Crete beginning level documents using spreadsheet software.
  • Select the appropriate softwrae product to produce various business documents.
  • Compose and send business appropriate communications using e-mail.
  • Research and describe a contemporary computer topic using appropriate internet search techniques.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to computer hardware components
  • Basic computer terminology
  • GUI interface
  • Using Explorer for file management
  • Beginning levels in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Using the Internet and e-mail

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CS 100
    Summer 2015
    6111
    Linda Lane
    CS 100
    Spring 2015
    6220
    Jennifer DeJean
    CS 100
    Winter 2015
    6993
    Virginia Foote
    CS 100
    Fall 2014
    0558
    Gerald Sampson
    CS 100
    Summer 2014
    6042
    Linda Lane


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.