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CIS 110 Introduction to Computer and Information Science

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to computers and information science. Includes computer terminology, computer hardware and software, networks, common operating systems, data representation, telecommunications, Internet access and security issues, computer ethics, and beginning computer programming concepts, and an introduction to research processes and methods through online tools and sources. Topics are motivated by current issues and events. Discussions include examination of such issues as privacy, intellectual property, cloud computing and copyright infringements.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3; Area E2c, E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC
C-ID: ITIS 120