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2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSC 113 - Fundamentals of Computer Systems


Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: two years high school algebra, or must be in or have had MAT 013  or higher. This course will provide an overview of modern computer systems including hardware, software, processing, and Input/Output. Topics will also include an introduction to personal computers, operating systems, spreadsheet, database, presentation software, data communications, computer networking, Internet utilization and a discussion of advanced Microsoft Word® features. Effective database searching techniques using the Internet and other database search engines will be covered as well as computer security, privacy and ethics. Problem solving techniques and computer solutions planning will also be covered. This course will not count towards a major or minor in CS or CIS. Fall/Spring