CPST 1000 Introduction to Microcomputers

This course introduces students to the microcomputer and some popular micro applications. Special attention is given to essential concepts, word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. The course also provides a preface to operating environments such as Windows. Includes hands-on laboratory sessions; currently, Microsoft Office tools are used for this course. Note: This course does not count toward the requirements for a major or minor in Applied Computing Systems and Technology but can be used to satisfy a School of Continuing Studies Science Distribution Requirement (1 CPST course can be used for a Science distribution course).