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CMP-202 Foundations of Information Technology

This course provides an overview of the fundamental ideas and principles behind information systems including the purpose of database systems and the role of information systems in business. This course covers the basic components of a computer system including computer hardware along with its internal components, the purpose of system and application software, and the way computer software interacts with the computer hardware components. The course covers the principles, standards, and best practices with various types of Internet and computer networking technologies. In addition, the course introduces students to various strategies to protect sensitive information and tools for responding to data security threats. The course also helps prepare students for taking industry recognized certification exams: CompTIA IT Fundamentals (ITF+) and TestOut IT Fundamentals Pro certification.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (CMP-202-OL):
Dec 2022,  Jan 2023,  Feb 2023,  Mar 2023,  Apr 2023,  May 2023,  Jun 2023

Credits: 3

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