- This class is an entry level class and assumes no previous knowledge of Computer Science.
- This course is a survey of the critical topics of Information Systems. The material covers essential areas that drive computing and information technology today. I describe these technologies in easy-to-understand terms and use practical examples to illustrate how these concepts are used in everyday IT operations.
The course contains sections that cover a survey of topics of information systems and computer science. These topics include:
- A basic introduction to computer hardware and how a computer functions
- An introduction to foundations concepts such as binary numbers and why they are important in computing
- How software is built by industry today and the software development life cycle (SDLC)
- Basics of database management systems
- Cloud computing and the services that are offered by the leading vendors on the market today, such as Amazon AWS
- Computer security and
- The future of computing
I have designed this course for anyone who wants to learn more about the Information Technology field and is ideal for someone just getting started. Also included is a section for those individuals who desire to start a career in Information Technology and the jobs that are available. The course will give you a solid understanding of many of the concepts that drive one of the most important industries in today's world.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in pursuing a career in information technology.
- This class is idea for an entry level Computer Science student.