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Information Technology Essentials (ITE)

ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts (3 cr.) Covers computer concepts and internet skills, and uses a software suite which includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to demonstrate skills. Prerequisite: keyboarding skills. Note: Students may not get credit for BUS 226, ITE 115, and ITE 119. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITE 119 Information Literacy (3 cr.) Presents the information literacy core competencies focusing on the use of information technology skills. Skills and knowledge will be developed in database searching, computer applications, information security and privacy, and intellectual property issues. Note: Students may not get credit for BUS 226, ITE 115, and ITE 119. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITE 120 Principles of Information Technology (3 cr.) Provides an overview of the fundamentals of computer information systems. Focuses on the role of computers in business today including hardware, software, analysis, design and implementation of information systems. Includes an introduction to computer ethics, and business and personal security. Exposes students to techniques used in programming and system development. Utilizes a hands-on component for spreadsheets, databases, and web design applications. Lecture 3 hours per week.

ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software (3 cr.) Covers the use of spreadsheet software to create spreadsheets with formatted cells and cell ranges, control pages, multiple sheets, charts, and macros. Topics include type and edit text in a cell, enter data on multiple worksheets, work with formulas and functions, create charts, pivot tables, and styles, insert headers and footers, and filter data. This course covers MOS Excel objectives. Lecture 3 hours per week.