Information Technology Fundamentals
CIT 11200/ 3 Cr.
This course provides students with a working knowledge of the terminology, processes, and components associated with information technology. Students will receive experience with the Internet, World Wide Web, current versions of hardware and software, networking, security, maintenance, information systems, and the application development process.
- Available Online: Yes
- Credit by Exam: Yes
- Laptop Required: No
- Microsoft Office
- Adobe Acrobat
- Video production software
- Adobe Creative Suite
Course Outcomes (What are these?)
- Explain terms and concepts of information technology (hardware, software, networking, security, Internet/Web, and applications) (CIT a)
- Select and judge usage of information technology products and services (CIT a, b)
- Use Internet/Web services as a resource for learning and discovery (CIT a, b)
- Explore and evaluate information technology career opportunities (CIT h)
- Recognize the role of IT in developing nations (CIT g)
- Create useful end products in information technology areas of interest to explore major, career, skills, interests, and talents (CIT a, h)
CIT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals,organizations, and society.
(h) Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
- Surf's Up - Internet, Web generations, networking
- Guts & Glory - hardware, software, digital media
- It's All Business - information systems in the business world, databases, programming
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.
2. Critical Thinking
3. Integration and Application of Knowledge