2017-2018 Catalog

IMS-101 Introduction to Computer Systems

This course provides an overview of computer hardware, software, networks, and the internet. Topics include usage, terminology, hardware, software, utilities and operating system software, file management, programming, networks, researching on the Internet, and data security and privacy issues. Students are introduced to the elements of computer applications—word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation graphics. Students with little or no computer experience are strongly encouraged to enroll in IMS 100, Personal Computer Basics, prior to or concurrent with IMS 101. Students who successfully complete this course will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to take the Internet and Computing Core Certification exam (IC3). Fee is required. (4 contact hours)




Information Management Systems