Course Description

CSC 101
Introduction to Computers & Applications [Lecture and Laboratory] (2.0)



This is an introductory course on computers and their applications in cross-disciplinary areas. The course includes both lecture and hands-on exploration of computer applications in a laboratory format. Lecture topics include an introduction to computer hardware and software, input/output devices, data representation and storage, networking, operating systems, the history of computing, and social issues. In the laboratory, students are introduced to commercial and open-source application software packages. The applications studied are typical applications used in both professional and personal computing environments. Course fee applicable.

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