The course introduces the student to computers and computer-based information systems. Basic computer concepts are briefly overviewed. Business information systems, including, user computing, data communications, and data bases are surveyed. The course includes hands-on lab instruction in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, and business presentations software.
This course reviews commonly used algebra, trigonometry, and calculus functions applied in computer science and business courses. Courses for which this class is useful will include economics, statistics, and quantitative financial analysis.