100

IST-101 Introduction to Technological and Information Literacy [TIL] [A]

This course introduces students to the history and use of contemporary computer technology and to the retrieval, evaluation, and management of electronic and print information. The course covers various types of computer systems, college library systems, the Internet and its applications, networked information systems, traditional scholarly resources, central concepts underlyingthe research process, the social impact of developments in information technology [IT], and ethical, legal, and political aspects of technology and information utilization. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

IST-102 Introduction to Technological and Information Literacy [TIL] [B]

This course introduces students to the history and use of contemporary computer technology and to the retrieval, evaluation, and management of electronic and print information. The course covers various types of computer systems, college library systems, the Internet and its applications, networked information systems, traditional scholarly resources, central concepts underlyingthe research process, the social impact of developments in IT, and ethical, legal, and political aspects of technology and information utilization. [Must be taken with a TIL-intensive section of a General Education Course, such as COM-100 or WRT-101.] Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1

IST-121 Intro College Experience

This is a course which combines academic subject matter and substantial writing assignments in a discipline context established by the individual instructor. This course provides a learning opportunity for the student which includes communication skills, critical reasoning, problem solving, study skills, time management, and goal setting. The objective of this course is to help students understand the value and benefits of higher education as a life experience. Lecture [3.00]

Credits

2

IST-123 Success 101

This course is designed to help students achieve success in college. The course will focus on the strategies, habits, and values necessary for students to take charge of their own academic and personal development. Emphasis will be placed on self-assessment and goal setting, written and oral communication skills, critical thinking, time management, and study skills. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

IST-124 Success for AIMS

This course is designed to help students achieve success in college and in life. The course will focus on the strategies, habits, and values necessary for students to take charge of their own academic and personal development. Emphasis will be placed on self-assessment and goal-setting, written and oral communication skills, critical thinking, time management, and study skills.The course includes a practical component, which will focus on public speaking skills, computer literacy, and college etiquette. Lecture [3.00], Practicum [1.00].

Credits

3