Computer Concepts & Survival Skills - 3
An introduction to computers and computer information systems as problem-solving and personal productivity tools. The focus of the course is to provide the “survival skills” and computer literacy that most computer users need today. The lecture portion of the course includes a brief history of computing, computer hardware and software, communications, the Internet, and ethical and societal implications of computer use. The lab portion of the course will provide hands-on experience with software and techniques that will help students to be productive personally and professionally. Examples include: word processing, spreadsheets, backup, anti-virus, anti-spyware, communications, multimedia, Email, web based research, and operating systems. Recommended: Reading Level 5 or 6. Hours: 27 lect. 27 lab Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and private colleges. Not open to students who have taken COMS B2.