Catalog: 2012–2013 Catalog Year
Introduces the student to the role of computers in today's technology-driven environment, allowing for a hands-on lab experience. Students will be introduced to the Internet, distance education, and the World Wide Web for research, along with operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database and basic multi-media. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate basic computer survival skills, understand computer terminology, and create data using a variety of software.
This course is an introduction to computer terminology, hardware, and application programs for management information systems. Students are introduced to business, industry and education applications of popular software using spreadsheets, word processors, and databases. "Hands-on" experience is provided through student use of open lab. Prerequisite: none.
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course fulfills an emphasis requirement in the General Business Associate of Applied Science degree and the Management Associate of Applied Science degree. It may be chosen to satisfy an elective requirement in any degree under the Business program.
The mission of the Associate of Applied Science degree in business is to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the current business environment.
This course addresses the following AAS degree student learning outcomes and students are expected to: