2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
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2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIST 1001 - Computer Concepts

Prerequisite: Diploma level proficiency in English and reading
Provides an overview of information systems, computers and technology. Topics include: Information Systems and Technology Terminology, Computer History, Data Representation, Data Storage Concepts, Fundamentals of Information Processing, Fundamentals of Information Security, Information Technology Ethics, Fundamentals of Hardware Operation, Fundamentals of Networking, Fundamentals of the Internet, Fundamentals of Software Design Concepts, Fundamentals of Software, (System and Application), System Development Methodology, Computer Number Systems conversion (Binary and Hexadecimal), Mobile computing. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab -4. Credit hours: 4 (E)