Introduction to Computer Information Systems

OIT 100
3 CR

The principles of information technology relating to business are covered (including hardware, software, communications, networks, the Internet, and information systems). Programming concepts, web page creation, navigation of the World Wide Web, and use of application software are introduced to assist the student in developing a technology learning plan. This course presents strategies for purchasing, installing, and maintaining a computer system. Students will be exposed to career planning and industry standard certifications to help achieve personal and professional goals involving information technology. Students are expected to spend time working online with a computer beyond the assigned activities. Discussions and class activities are designed to assist students with no prior information technology experience to be successful. Lab Fee

Prerequisites: ACCUPLACER reading score of 60, or a "C" in TSRE 55