Jun 08, 2023
IT 101 - Introduction to Information Technology Credits: 5
Provides an overview of information technology. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures and systems, and their applications in various segments of society.
Course Fee: $25.00
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Describe the impact of digital technology and the World Wide Web.
- Describe basic computer hardware, operating system and application functionality.
- Explain how to apply security and safety to computer systems.
- Describe program and Web use and development.
- Explain the impact of Networking and Digital Communication in the modern world.
- Understand security principles, system and network vulnerabilities, and common mitigation practices.
- Understand network infrastructure, logic, and troubleshooting procedures.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
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