CIS 100 Principles of Information Systems (3 credits)

An introductory course in computer fundamentals, covering computer hardware, software, and business applications. A significant portion of the course is devoted to the use of modern applications software packages such as word processing and spreadsheet software. The course involves extensive hands-on exposure to both time-sharing and microcomputer systems. Other topics include the evolution of the information-based society, the information processing cycle, and the processing capabilities of computers.