Fall 2016 Briggs

This is a survey course which provides an overview of computer technology for multi disciplinary 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 (or the Information Superhighway). 48-54 hours lecture and 48-54 hours laboratory. CSU, UC. (No prerequisite)....However it is recommended that students have the following skills: mouse skills: know 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).