This course is designed for the individual who wants to become computer literate and learn how to effectively use the Windows based microcomputer as a tool at home, school or on the job. General hardware and software concepts are covered. The student will be exposed to operating system concepts and application software through lecture and hands-on activities. Email communication skills will be developed, and the use of the Internet as a communication and research tool. This course is not acceptable as fulfilling the computer requirement in Business, Computer & Information Systems, and Business Office Technology degree and certificate programs.