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INSC 210 Foundations of Information Technology

3) This will be a required course for Information Science majors. It provides the student with an overview of the field and its typical applications. The student learns key terminology and components of computer hardware, software, operating systems, systems development methods, management information systems, and using application software and the Internet. Explores computing history, software, web technologies, basic network security, information security, information assurance and future trends in information technology. Labs are modularly designed to meet specific program needs such as basic unix commands and fundamental understanding of programming processes and productivity software skills.