This course will cover computer and networking concepts, computer
applications and productivity software (word processing,
spreadsheet, graphics, and database).
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Global Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
III. SCIENTIFIC AND MATHEMATICAL LITERACY: students will apply an
understanding of mathematical, natural and behavioral scientific
principles and to solve abstract and practical problems.
A. Engage in problem solving using various strategies that require
presentation of questions, organization of information, performance
of computations or estimation, drawing diagrams, analyzing
situations, graphing and modeling, drawing conclusions, verifying
and interpreting the results.
B. Apply knowledge and understanding of principles of mathematical
and scientific inquiry to real world situations using a modeling
process to include identifying the problem, interpreting the
problem, employing the theory and tools to determine a solution,
testing and interpreting the solution within the problem, and
refining the solution if necessary.
D. Use appropriate technology to enhance mathematical and
scientific thinking and understanding.
IV. INFORMATION MANAGEMENT: students will use effective
strategies to collect, verify, document and manage information from
a variety of sources.
A. Use information-seeking strategies necessary to access
information efficiently and effectively using a variety of sources
B. Understand how information is organized, including cataloging
and indexing systems in Web and traditional locator tools and their
biases and limitations.
D. Identify and use appropriate technology, including computer and
multimedia resources and visual symbols, to address a variety of
tasks and problems.
V. CULTURAL LITERACY: students will develop an appreciation of
human culture and its diversity and the role of the creative arts in
B. Assess mass media messages, derive important news and other
essential information from a variety of sources, and thoughtfully
use this knowledge as a responsible citizen.
VI. SOCIAL SKILLS: students will develop and use skills and
attitudes that integrate the individual into society.
C. Recognize unethicial behavior such a plagiarism and its
implications. Embody honesty, respectability, and integrity.
VII. PERSONAL MANAGEMENT: students will develop habits of
conduct that result in fulfilling personal and occupational
A. Engage in lifelong learning and intellectual curiosity.
B. Apply knowledge, skills, and attitudes to occupational pursuits.