This course provides a broad overview of computer technology for multidisciplinary majors. It provides instruction in a wide variety of topics supported by hands-on laboratory work with operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, programming, networks, the Internet. CSU, UC

No prerequisite. Recommended preparation: Mouse skills: know the difference between, be able to perform, and know when to utilize: left click, right-click, single click, double click, and drag and drop motion. Keyboarding skills: nominal typing speeds of about 30 words per minute (WPM). This is a survey course which provides an overview of computer technology for multidisciplinary majors. Using laboratory projects supported by the lecture, the student gains "hands-on" familiarity with different operating systems, word processors, spreadsheets, database management systems, programming, networks and the use of the Internet. CSU, UC


This course is designed for the student or businessperson who wants to acquire the skills needed to effectively interact and utilize the resources of the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW). To accomplish this, the student will become well versed in using browsers, file transfer protocols, news groups, e-mail, and chat/conversation utilities.