Computers And Information Processing –


(3 credits)

This course introduces the fundamentals of computer systems and the role of information processing in today's business environment. An overview is presented of information systems, systems development, operating systems and programming, database management, networking and telecommunications, and the Internet.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.

Information Systems Overview

  • Identify the components and roles of information systems.
  • Describe how information systems enable and enhance the organization.

  • Define data storage processes

Information Flow and Security

  • Identify how information flows through an organization.

  • Describe system components that enable information use.

  • Identify the effect of information security concerns on systems.

  • Evaluate ethical situations in IT.

Mobile, Web and Basic Computing

  • Identify how the Internet and mobile devices impact information systems and organizations.

  • Explain how information systems utilize new technologies.

  • Describe basic computer systems

Information System Usage in Organizations

  • Identify types of systems used in organizations.

  • Explain how business requirements drive system use.
  • Describe Software Installation and Functions

Managing Information Technology

  • Identify factors affecting system acquisition.
  • Explain how current IT systems are managed.

  • Explain the role of strategic planning in IT.

  • Describe compatible issues and common errors.

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