An introduction to the basic concepts underlying computer hardware, software, operating systems, networks, applications, and coding, for students with little or no previous experience. Students also explore some of the social and ethical implications arising from the pervasive use of digital information technologies. The goals of this course are to gain a broad understanding of the science of computing, to develop practical skills applied to the use of the Internet and common computer applications, and to become actively engaged with both the promise and challenges of digital technology.
COMP 101 is an approved Numeracy course for Cap Core requirements. COMP 101 is an approved Science and Technology course for Cap Core requirements.
COMP 101 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. COMP 101 is an approved Science course.