Introduces the concepts and skills necessary to effectively use information technology. Includes basic concepts and some practical skills with computers and networks.
Information technology plays an increasingly large role in both society and the individual lives of citizens. This course attempts to provide students with basic information they need to deal with information technology. It is more of a concepts course than a programming course, but some simple programming will be done as part of teaching concepts.
New CSE students may want to read CSE Course Placement Advice for assistance in choosing which course to take first in the department.
Please see Prerequisites page.
This course is open to all students.
Two quarters per year, normally in the fall and winter. Please see Tentative Course Offerings page.