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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to Computers (IT 220)


Self-study, self-paced.

Various; distance learning format.

August 2021 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will have a thorough understanding of the history of computers and how it applies to the science of computers; articulate the binary and number systems of computers; have knowledge of the different and complex component of computing; apply this information to further use and study; analyze computer codes and programming; understand the role of computer science in a multifaceted way; and express various ethical issues that may arise in computer science and programming.


This course focuses on an introduction to computers and provides a solid foundation and overview of computers with the ability to take this information for further study. There is a deep dive into the history of computers to see how complex computers can be. Students are taught this history to genuinely understand computers. The rest of the course focuses on each layer of computers. The information, hardware, programming, operating systems, applications, and communication layers are each explored. Each layer is taught as a basis for the next. At the end of the course each layer creates a whole picture of computers.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science (7/22).