This course introduces the student to the basics of computers and shows how problem-solving is a central theme in Computer Science. Topics include data & program representation, the system unit, the CPU & memory, storage systems, input & output devices, the operating system & utility programs, networking and computer communications, computer security and privacy, problem-solving techniques and tools, flowcharts, algorithms, and basic programming. The heart and purpose of this course is threefold: (1) to help students become effective users of IT, (2) to help students improve their problem-solving skills, and (3) to help students understand how to apply IT knowledge and problem-solving to their everyday lives.
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- Up to 6 months from registration date