This introductory course is designed to lay down a solid foundation in the area of information technology. The course develops critical thinking and problem solving skills. Moreover, it aims to teach students how to use common software for organizing, searching and computing with emphasis on "real world" business-related tasks. Students will have the opportunity to practice and implement applications in the lab.
This course has four modules:
Problem solving including problem analysis, algorithms, flowcharts and pseudo codes.
Spreadsheets (MS Excel) including functions, charts, filtering, sorting, macros, scenarios and pivot tables.
Databases (MS Access) including tables, queries, forms and reports, import and export files, small practical projects.
Introduction to web applications to enable students to design and develop web pages.