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BSTEC 105 - Intro to Computers & Windows

3 Credits
Designed for the student who has limited or no computer skills. Students learn about personal computer hardware, system software including the Windows operating system, and file management systems. Modular format with one-on-one and group instruction. However, may be taken at variable credits and student may work faster or slower in a self-paced environment.

Pre-requisite(s) ENGL 081 min 2.0
Placement Eligibility English 091/Reading 091 or higher
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Any student needing basic knowledge of computers, operating systems, and file management..
Active Date 2015-01-29

Grading System Decimal Grade
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-3
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Learning the Windows Desktop
File Storage, including removable media such as USB Drives
File management using file and Windows Explorer
Organizing and protecting information
Using Windows programs and utilities
Customizing Windows

Computer hardware

Computer software

Essential computer skills; operating system and accessories

Problem solving

Customizing desktop

Windows Explorer

File management

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate proficiency in terminology though the use of correct computer terminology in business settings.

Demonstrate the ability to navigate and utilize the Windows operating system and associated utilities.

Demonstrate the creation of, saving of, and management of files and folders in the Windows operating system.

Demonstrate the ability to customize the computer using the Windows operating system.

Demonstrate the ability to create appropriate file management systems with proper naming conventions.

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