COMPUTER ESSENTIALS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD

  • Program: Computer Literacy
  • Course: Computer Essentials in the Digital World
  • Course #: CPLT1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the student to the basics of personal computer use, including the operating system and an overview of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Email using Outlook. Learn about the Computer, Internet, and digital literacy in today's global environment. It will be necessary to have access to a computer outside of class in order to complete the assignments. A student computer lab is available on each campus.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Send email messages
Use search engines to obtain information
Create documents using Word
Create worksheets and charts using Excel
Create PowerPoint presentations
Edit documents
Print documents
Demonstrate knowledge of computer terminology
Learn to utilize the Internet
Learn the basics of Computer Hardware

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR CPLT0900 or CPLT1000 or ESOL0841 and Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0901 or ESOL0832
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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