COMP 101 Computers and their Application




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.


One of the following: Pre-calculus 11, Foundations of Mathematics 11, Workplace Mathematics 11, History of Mathematics 11, Computer Science 11, BMTH 044, BMTH 048, MATH 123, or Math Placement Test (Precalculus MPT)

Course Notes

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.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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