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CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology

3 credit hours - Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Formerly CSI 112 - Computing and Information Technology

This course meets the Technology Requirement.

Learn computing and information technology concepts and skills that are fundamental to social, personal, business, and academic environments.  Learn about the Internet, networking, hardware, software, security, privacy, ethics, and emerging technologies. Participate in hands-on labs using Microsoft Office applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations, and the Windows operating system. Designed for the nonmajor.

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG 101  ENG 101A .

Crosslisted: Also offered as CTA 100H ; credit is not given for both CTA 100 and CTA 100H .

Note: Credit is not given for both CTA 100 and CTP 103  or CTP 103H . Typically offered AM,MC,GB, and OL. All terms.

Course Outcomes:
 

  1. Apply computing and information technology concepts and skills that are fundamental to social, personal, business, and academic environments.
  2. Discuss how technology issues in the areas of the Internet, networking, hardware, software, security, privacy, ethics, ergonomics, and emerging technologies affect the community, including their impact on diversity issues and cultural awareness.
  3. Describe the relationship between technology and other disciplines and career fields.
  4. Use proficiently a variety of commonly used application, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and digital media editing software.