BUSA1060 Computer Concepts and Applications

This course provides a basic understanding of computer history, concepts, and microcomputer applications using Windows-based computers. Topics covered include computer hardware and software, operating systems and utilities, the system unit, input and output devices, secondary storage, communications and connectivity, the Internet and the Web, security and privacy, ethics, and computer use in organizations. Through handson experience, students acquire an understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint that are used in business. No prior knowledge of software packages or microcomputers is necessary. Keyboarding skill promotes success in this course. (3 Cr – 3 lect, 0 lab)