Communications Tech (COM-100)
An introduction to the technologies that shape the communications field, with special emphasis on the creative and enabling potential of computer applications and tools, the fundamentals of information literacy and the importance of critical thinking. Students will receive hands-on training in the Windows environment, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint, and develop the ability to apply these tools in concert with data gathering, evaluation and management skills, to critically address the challenges that they will face in their academic work, their careers, and in their daily lives as citizens. Prerequisites: ENG 088, 098, if required. 3 lecture and 2 laboratory hours per week. 4 credit hours.