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Eastwick College | Evaluated Learning Experience

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Computer Concepts and Applications (CCA101)


48 hours (12 Weeks)

Eastwick College: 10 South Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey, NJ 07446; 103 Park Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110; 250 Moore Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601

December 2019 – Present

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: define computer and computer systems; classify computers and identify system components; identify and describe standard and specialized input and output devices; identify ways to protect computer hardware from theft, damage and common problems; identify maintenance/computer issues and perform preventative maintenance; identify the different operating systems and the purpose of operating systems; log on/off the computer and identify desktop elements; manipulate windows by using desktop folders, icons, and files; manage and identify strategies for working with files; start, close, and switch between applications; identify common elements in application windows; create new word documents; change settings, enter texts, change views and magnification; edit word documents; create tables and insert text in word; create a new word document based on document template; identify parts of an Excel screen; navigate worksheets; create, rename and delete Excel worksheets; create formulas and use functions in Excel; identify parts of Powerpoint screens and navigate through a presentation, enhance Powerpoint presentations by adding clip art, graphics, slide transitions, and animations; describe a network and identify its benefits; categorize electronic communication; explore communication methods and identify advantages of electronic communication; explore the internet and the web; understand internet contents and use search engines; identify the use of computer technology in everyday life; identify ways to maintain a safe computing environment and prevent computer related injuries; practice keyboarding.


Major topics include: lecture; hands on exercises, textbook reading; classwork; assignments; projects; exams.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Informatics, or Business (5/22). NOTE: This course was previously evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE). To view credit recommendations previously established, visit the ACE National Guide.