Honors course in introductory information technology. Course focused on evolving computer technology and its relevance to individuals and society. The societal issues stressed include: privacy, security, ergonomics, accessibility, intellectual property, pervasive computing, as well as other timely topics such as new laws impacting computer use. Becoming fluent in necessary technology applications is integrated into the course and may include such topics as word processing, use of e-mail and Web browsers, spreadsheets, distance learning platforms and others. Students possessing skills and knowledge in this area may receive credit for INT 1010 by passing the department's challenge exam (currently the 3 Internet and Computing Core Certification tests, known as IC3) at the college's Assessment Center. Students who are already IC3 certified may receive credit for INT 1010 by presenting their three certificates to the transfer evaluator in the Office of Admissions and Records. (Note: INT 0990, "IC3 Test Preparation," is available as a test preparation course. Students with little or no computer experience should consider taking INT 1000, "Using a Personal Computer," to get the necessary prerequisite skills. All students take a screening test during their first class in INT 1010. Results are used to advise students regarding which course to take.) Formerly offered as CIS 1010H. Students may not receive credit for both CIS 1010h and INT 1010H. 3 class hours with open lab.
Information & Engineering Tech