The student will start with basic document creation, keyboard usage, and elementary file management and disk and application navigation. Concurrently with developing skills in the three basic applications of word processor, spreadsheet, and database as well as in Internet accessing, the student will adopt the vocabulary and concepts of computer systems, computer architecture, business systems, networking practices, Internet access and commerce, various operating systems, and binary based numeric work and codes. Some more advanced spreadsheet and database skills will be expected. Prerequisites: Some familiarity with and a strong interest in computers. High school algebra, Sequential Math 1, or MAT 098.