Using A Personal Computer
CIT 10600/ 3 Cr.
This course provides an introduction to word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. It also includes instruction in basic computer concepts, Windows operating systems, the Internet, collaborative tools and database concepts. Applications are taught through the use of problem solving assignments, projects, and exams.
- Available Online: Yes
- Credit by Exam: Yes
- Laptop Required: No
- Microsoft Office
Course Outcomes (What are these?)
- Use the basic functions of an operating system and its built-in tools (CIT 1)
- Use internet tools necessary for productivity (CIT 1)
- Use word processing software for academic, personal, and professional use (CIT 1,2)
- Use electronic spreadsheet software for academic, personal, and professional use (CIT 1)
- Create and manipulate data in a database table (CIT 1)
- Use presentation software for academic, personal, and professional use (CIT 1, 2)
CIT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
- (1) Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- (2) Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Course management system, collaboration, cloud storage
- Operating System (Windows and File Management)
- Internet/World Wide Web
- Create professional documents using word processing software
- Use text, values, formulas, and functions in spreadsheets
- Use flat databases
- Use presentation software to create a presentation
- Integrate applications
Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs)
1a. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats, particularly written, oral, and visual formats.
1b. Identify and propose solutions for problems using quantitative tools and reasoning.
1c. Make effective use of information resources and technology.