CS 101 Intro to Information Systems (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the uses and technology of computers. Emphasis is on the vocabulary of computer systems, hardware, software, networks, data representation and manipulation, communications, the Internet, ethics and privacy issues, and developments and trends. Survey of job opportunities in the computer field and how computers are used in business, research and government. Students use a computer application (spreadsheet) as a problem-solving tool and use macros and Visual Basic for Applications to learn programming fundamentals.