This course will enable the student to have a comprehensive understanding of computer systems. It will introduce the student to hardware and major types of software components as well as give the student hands-on operation experience. The course covers basic concepts such as file management and computer terminology. The laboratory assignments will expose the student to personal productivity software such as word processing , spreadsheets , database , management systems , presentation packages, and communication software. It also encompasses advanced features that allow the student to apply his / her knowledge in career development