In this online course, students: (1) gain knowledge of the workings of computers, including computing technology concepts, system components and their functions, and computer purchasing information; (2) develop working skills in MS-Windows operation, storage and file management, word processing, spreadsheets (free OpenOffice software will be installed). Required: computing equipment running Windows 98 operating system or higher, a printer; a fast Internet connection (highly recommended).
Course code: COMP 0863
Length: 6.0 hours
PrerequisitesEnglish 10 or equivalent; and keyboarding proficiency (15-20 w.p.m. is helpful).
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.