This course establishes an understanding of the basics needed/demanded for further study in the field of computers through a general survey of the methods and ways to process data. Importance and focus are on the computer general-purpose and its use in business and industry. This course serves as an introduction to computer terminology, equipment, and software. Topics covered include: computer hardware and its operation, operating systems and application software, networks and computer communications, the Internet and the World Wide Web, development of information systems, programming, and career opportunities. Being able to read and write computer programs enables you to make informed buying decisions, use computers in your career, understand and take advantage of future technologies, and understand the many effects of technology.