Credit Courses

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Computers: Applications (CSA)

CSA* E105 Introduction to Software Applications

Provides an introduction to using the computer as a productivity tool. Students will use application software for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. An introduction to file management using the Windows operating system will also be covered. Substantial lab time is required in the computer lab. The textbook and an on-line supplemental access code (bundle) are required.

Prerequisite or Parallel: ENG*E094
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: C

CSA* E106 Introduction to Computer Applications

An introduction to using the microcomputer as a productivity tool. Students will use application software for word processing, spreadsheets and databases. A comprehensive introduction to Windows will be presented along with the essentials of file management. Substantial lab time is required in the computer lab. The textbook and an on-line supplemental access code (bundle) are required.

Prerequisite or Parallel: ENG* E043. Basic computer touch-typing skills required
  • Credits: 4
  • Elective Code: B, C

CSA* E220 Web Graphics

A comprehensive introduction to the principles of computer science that form the basis of Internet graphics and multimedia. Topics include bitmap graphics, vector graphics, graphical file formats, compression techniques, interactive graphics, multimedia, and animation. The course requires substantial hands-on use of computer software packages such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Flash in the computer lab to illustrate these topics.
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: B

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