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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. Recommended: Keyboarding skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify basic computer hardware components.
  • Define basic computer terms.
  • Understand and explain how data flows through a computer.
  • Understand and operate the Windows 98 GUI.
  • Understand and use Windows Explorer for file management.
  • Understand and use at a beginning level word processing software.
  • Understand and use at a beginning level spreadsheet software.
  • Understand and use communications software for e-mail and accessing the Internet.
  • Differentiate when to use word processing and spread sheet software.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to computer hardware components
  • Basic computer terms
  • XP GUI
  • Using Explorer for file management
  • Beginning levels in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Digital cameras and photo editing
  • Using the Internet and e-mail

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CS 100
    Spring 2014
    0503
    Gerald Sampson
    CS 100
    Spring 2014
    6220
    Jennifer Stubbers
    CS 100
    Winter 2014
    0503
    Gerald Sampson
    CS 100
    Winter 2014
    6044
    Jennifer Stubbers
    CS 100
    Fall 2013
    0503
    Gerald Sampson


    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.