ITC411 Introduction to Information Technology PG (8)
Enrolment restrictions: Not available to students who have completed any of the subjects ITC160, ITC180, ITC181, ITC182, ITC161, ITC104, ITC507 or ITC577
This subject provides an introductory understanding of computer hardware and software and of the units that comprise a computer system. It gives an understanding of the functions of computer systems and the interaction between hardware, software and the computer user. It develops a knowledge of how data is prepared for computer processing and how it is represented as algorithms and processed at a basic machine level. It places particular emphasis on systems architecture, hardware, and software (operating systems). It introduces the Internet and the basics of the production of Web documents.