CIS 100 Information and Computer Literacy (3 credits)

This course offers students an overview of the role of technology in society and provides an introduction to digital and information technologies, concepts, and terminologies. Discussions of the Community, Legal, and Ethical issues related to digital devices and the Internet are integral to the nature of this course. This course provides students with opportunities to develop research and critical thinking skills, and will introduce students to continuously evolving and emerging digital technologies and their effects on society. Students will demonstrate the skills needed to be an informed digital citizen, achieve academic and workplace success, and participate in an increasingly globalized environment. Students will use web applications, word-processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and other software, as applicable, to learn, search and organize their research, and then present and communicate their findings.