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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

CST 105 - Computer Applications

This is an introduction course to computer concepts and application software and the ethics and issues associated with technology use.  Topics include word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, the Internet, computer hardware/operating systems, and digital citizenship.  Microsoft Office will be used in the laboratory to develop academic, professional, and business applications.

Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Credit will not be given for both CST 105 and CST 106.

Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Create and deliver presentations.
  2. Create an MLA citation style report.
  3. Create a spreadsheet using cell references, formulas, and built-in functions.
  4. Create a simple relational database table, form, query, and report.
  5. Describe basic computer hardware.
  6. Create documents that integrate word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases.
  7. Search the Internet to access information from reputable sites.
  8. Explain the implications of various technology ethics and issues in today’s society.