Computer Information Systems

Course Details

Course Code: 
ABTC 117

Credits:  2

Calendar Description:

Students will become familiar with both basic and advanced computer operating system capabilities as well as the basic hardware components of a computer systems. Students will learn how to effectively use the computer file management systems.

Date First Offered:  2008-09-02

  • Total Hours: 30
  • Lecture Hours: 20
  • Laboratory Hours: 10
This course is offered online:  No

Pre-Requisites:  None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:  None

Co-Requisites:  None

Rearticulation Submission:  No

Course Content:
  • Listing, creating, deleting, copying, and moving files
  • Basic computer hardware and software operating systems
  • Storage media and devices
  • Hard-disk maintenance
  • Internet basics
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Viruses and copyright
Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Electronically manage computer files
  • Identify a variety of hardware components
  • Work in a Windows operating system
  • Perform basic troubleshooting operations
Grading System:  Percentage

Passing Grade:  70%

Grading Weight:
  • Final Exam: 40 %
  • Assignments: 60 %
Number of Assignments:  12

Percentage of Individual Work:  100

Course Offered in Other Programs:  No

Additional Comments:
  • Text books are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
  • Assignments may vary in number from 8-12.
Text Books:
  • Required - Johnson, S., 2002, Microsoft Windows XP (Thomson Course Technology). Chapters Covered: Varies