CMT 101 Introduction to Computers and Applications (4 credits)

This course is an introduction to basic concepts underlying the computer and its applications in technology and science fields. The focus of the course is on studying the computer for acquiring and presenting information, using spreadsheets to solve problems, collecting and storing data, and word processing. Topics include: hardware and software computer concepts, an introduction to internet in acquiring and sharing information (WWW, User list, and Personal Message Centers), introduction to spread sheet applications in solving problems and charting, use of text editors to write documents (Word Processing), an introduction to technical presentations, and use of application programs for organizing data, and drawing charts and schematics. Students who have completed CIS 100 or (CMT 110 - no longer offered) may not take this course for credit. Prerequisite: MAT 079; prerequisite or co-requisite: MAT 087/088 or Permission of Instructor.