COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

(CSC1126)

Semester Length: 14 weeks

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course comprises of a non-technical survey of computer history, hardware, and software and implications of the use and misuse of computers. The effect of computers on society, software applications such as word processors, spread sheets, databases and graphics.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The Computer Applications course prepares students for an entry-level position in the field of

computer information technology applications.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to create basic programs following problem solving principles and guidelines

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and integrate documents using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software applications

  • Demonstrate an understanding of communication systems used by computers to form networks

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the system development cycle and the role of the systems analyst in developing business applications

  • Demonstrate the ability to create and maintain a database

  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Demonstrate effective quantitative skills

  • Demonstrate computer and information literacy

 

STUDY MATERIAL

Study material is included.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Registration Deadline for the Fall Term is scheduled for 15th August each year.