Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

CS 100 - Basic Computer Skills

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 5
Introductory hands-on computer course intended for non-majors. Provides the beginning computer user an elementary understanding of computer hardware, the operating system, word processing, spread sheeting, email and correct file management. This is the same course as CS 101 . Students cannot earn credit for both CS 100 & CS 101 .
Recommended: Keyboarding skills.
Course Outcomes:
  • Identify basic computer hardware components.
  • Define basic computer terminology.
  • Operate the Windows Graphic User Interface (GUI).
  • Explain and demonstrate proper data storage and retrieval techniques using Windows Explorer for file management.
  • Create beginning level documents using word processing software.
  • Create beginning level documents using spreadsheet software.
  • Select the appropriate softwrae product to produce various business documents.
  • Compose and send business appropriate communications using e-mail.
  • Research and describe a contemporary computer topic using appropriate internet search techniques.
Course Topics:
  1. Introduction to computer hardware components
  2. Basic computer terminology
  3. GUI interface
  4. Using Explorer for file management
  5. Beginning levels in Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  6. Using the Internet and e-mail