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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Computer Concepts and Applications (CIS101)


Version 1: 39 hours (13 weeks). Version 2: 52 hours (17 weeks)

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

Version 1: September 2009 - March 2015; December 2022 - Present. Version 2: April 2015 - November 2022 (See Computer Concepts and Applications (CIS 102). 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand the basic components of a computer system; be familiar with terms being used in computer world today; be knowledgeable in the Windows Operating System; and demonstrate proficiency in the most common Microsoft Office applications. Version 2: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify specifications and configurations of computer hardware, demonstrate the understanding and use of the components of a computer system, use terminology of current computer language correctly, use the Windows operating system easily and effectively, be proficient in the most common Microsoft 2019 applications, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint, produce professional looking documents and presentations, create spreadsheets and charts using Microsoft Excel, utilize and customize a database using Microsoft Access and utilize the Internet and its capabilities to create personal webpages using HTML. 


Version 1 and 2: This course may be delivered in a classroom or online format. The course is intended as an introduction to computers and the basic application software categories of word processing, database and spreadsheets using Microsoft Office software applications.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as an elective in Computer Science (2/11). Version 2:  In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 4 semester hours as an elective in Computer Science (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation) (10/22 administrative review). Note: Computer Concepts and Applications (CIS 101), version 2, began being offered as Computer Concepts and Applications (CIS 102) September 2022. The exhibits overlap between September 2022 - November 2022.