This course covers that major components of a microcomputer system, computer terminology, data processing concepts, and hands-on experience with computers. Software applications include operating systems, word processing, presentation graphics, spreadsheet and database applications. This course is designed as a general education course for all students, regardless of their career choice. This course will not only enhance student’s knowledge and understanding of computers, but also their awareness of how computers will impact their lives. Students will learn to effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint – programs used in the work world. Correct typing techniques will also be reinforced.