Preparation for students who lack fundamental computer skills and experience and designed to be taken prior to enrolling in CIS 1010, or upon advice after screening on the first day of CIS 1010. Students gain familiarity and comfort with using a personal computer and are introduced to using a keyboard and a mouse to operate a personal computer, using the touch keying system. Topics include navigating the World Wide Web; using a word processor to enter text; saving, opening, and modifying files using secondary storage media. (Note: Does not satisfy program concentration requirement in CIS-related curricula. May NOT be taken for credit if credit has previously been received for CIS 1010 or higher. May be substituted for CIS 1250.) 1 class/1 lab hour.
Computer Information Systems
Information & Engineering Tech