Computer Literacy

Course Description

Introduction to basic computer literacy concepts. History of the computer, hardware, software, operating system mechanics, system management utilities, basics of networking and the internet. The social impact and future of computers for communication systems are discussed along with an overview of basic security and privacy concerns. An integrated software package for word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet and presentations are introduced.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
32952 CIS 4 1Y ·T·R··· 01:30 PM-03:20 PM Mark Sherby AT204

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.
CIS -004.-01Y: Hybrid class (partial on line instruction). Access to the Internet required. Class meets physically Tuesdays and Tuesdays 1:30PM to 3:20PM. The on line portion of the class is conducted via the Canvas Online system. The instructor will be available online Tuesdays 3:30PM to 4:45PM. Students may be online anytime during the week to complete online activities.

Course Details

4.5 Units
Four hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (66 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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