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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DA 103 - Introduction to Information Technology

Credit Hours: 4

Overview of how information technology is used in everyday life. Topics include the history of computers, hardware, software, data, information, networks, telecommunications, e-commerce, systems development, specialized information systems, the personal and social impact of computers, and current topics in IT.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • use a microcomputer;
  • use the internet for research;
  • explain the steps involved in systems design, defining, designing and writing a computer program;
  • explain the function of each component of a computer;
  • demonstrate an understanding of Information Technology terminology and applications;
  • identify how computers are used in society: business, education, retail, health care, etc.; and
  • demonstrate knowledge of current technology trends.

F/S (S, O)