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BIS 1105 IT Fundamentals

This course is designed for students who are interested in Information Technology but have limited technical knowledge of computing systems at the fundamental level. Students will explore foundational concepts related to computer hardware and software, networking, databases, programming, Information Systems, and data security.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Describe common threats to data confidentiality, data integrity, and data availability on computing devices (from smart phones to networks of interconnected computers) and identify common mitigation efforts to safeguard against such threats.
  • Identify and describe the devices, standards, and protocols used in wired and wireless networking ranging from local area networks to internet communication technologies.
  • Compare and contrast various programming languages and paradigms used in a vast array of computing operations ranging from handheld devices to database administration to securing networks.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Business Information Systems
  • Repeatable Credit: Yes
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Day
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Windows, Office 365 and High Speed Internet Required
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 13
Section: 500
Open Seats: 13
Section: 500
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Murphy
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806