2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CSA 102 - Fundamentals of Personal Computing


Description: Introduction to computer software applications and basics of computer hardware. Includes computer related vocabulary and computer operations.

Credits: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. History of computers
  2. Mouse operations and the Windows environment
  3. Basic wordprocessing skills
  4. Basic database management skills
  5. Basic spreadsheet skills
  6. Basic page layout (desktop publishing) skills
  7. Introduction to telecommunications, information services and the Internet
  8. Introductory Windows file management skills
  9. Recommendations for the purchase of a home computer system

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain computer terminology.
  2. Identify software applications that can be used with a personal microcomputer.
  3. Create documents using various applications in the Windows environment, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and desktop publishing.
  4. Identify the necessary components of a computer system in preparation for buying a computer system.