Oct 01, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

COMG-150 Introduction to Computer Technology

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016  (ACSR-016)
This course will review computers and their use. Students will learn the names and functions of the parts of a computer. They will become familiar with the general categories of computer software. In the hands-on component of the course students will become comfortable with basic computer processes and procedures. They will be introduced to several software programs and will use e-mail and the Internet.

Course Outcomes
1. Boot, use and shut down a computer without fear of damaging it 2. Name and explain the function of each basic component of computer hardware 3. Describe realistic and practical uses of computers 4. Name the basic categories of software and give an example of when each would be used 5. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of stand-alone vs. networked computers 6. Produce a new file, use (open) an existing file, and save a file 7. Use a drawing program to produce a simple graphic 8. Use an email program to send and receive emails messages 9. Use a browser to make a simple search of the Internet 10. Use a word processing program to produce a simple text document 11. Use a spreadsheet to produce a simple numerical document 12. Use the copy/paste function to more information between documents