2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook
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IS 100B - Core Computing Competency


Credits: 0
Description
This course verifies a student’s core computing competencies. Knowledge and skills will be tested in the areas of computing fundamentals, key applications, and the Internet at current collegiate/professional levels. Students must pass all required exams to earn an internationally recognized digital literacy certification to pass the course. Students should have strong knowledge and skills in the specified computing areas.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. 1. Computing Fundamentals - a. Understand computer hardware, peripherals and basic troubleshooting techniques; b. Understand computer software; c. Understand the purpose of and be able to use an Operating System; d. Understand basic file management techniques.
  2. 2. Key Applications - a. Understand and be able to perform common program functions; b. Understand and be able to perform common word processing software functions; c. Understand and be able to perform common spreadsheet software functions; d. Understand and be able to perform common presentation software functions.
  3. 3. Internet - a. Understand network fundamentals and the benefits and risks of network computing; b. Understand and be able to perform common electronic communication and collaboration functions; c. Identify information about the internet, the World Wide Web and Web sites; d. Understand and be able to perform common web browser functions; e. Identify how computers are used in different areas of society; f. Identify the risks of computer usage; g. Understand Internet safety, ethics, and legal issues.

Prerequisite: None
Graded: Pass/Fail



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