Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures; Math 0103 or adequate math placement test score.
Description: Students will learn fundamental concepts of hardware and software prior to learning tools of support technicians. Topics will include the computer architecture, the instruction execution cycle, I/O and storage. in addition, students will learn basics of digital electronics, how to perform mathematical operations and conversions on multiple numbering systems, develop fundamental problem-solving skills for troubleshooting, and investigate career opportunities within the information technology industry. This course satisfies the computer proficiency requirement.