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Winter 2000


Course syllabus for CPSC 305 Introduction to Computer Technology

Course description: Covers computer hardware, software, applications, and future technology. Presents an overview of all aspects of computer technology via readings, videotapes, and microcomputer lab exercises. Major topics include: evolution of the computer industry, interactive and batch processing systems, input and output processes and devices, information systems interfaces, internal processing and data representation, file organization and database concepts, data communication, application software programming languages, operating systems and systems software, system analysis and design, and computer in society. Provides extensive hands-on use of microcomputers.