SSC 202: Introduction to Computer and its Application

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:

  1. explain the history of computing sciences;
  2. discuss in detail the different computing programs and their characteristics;
  3. evaluate different computer applications; and
  4. apply search engines to source on-line resources.
Course Contents

Historical perspectives of computing sciences that gave birth to the different programs. Characteristics of each program in computing sciences. Hardware, Software; and human resources; Integration and application in business and other segments of society. Information processing and its roles in society. laboratory assignments using the PC’s operating system, and several commonly used application software, such as word processors, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics and other applications. Internet and on- line resources, browsers, and search engines.