Take Introduction to Information Technology online at your own pace
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Sophia's Introduction to Information Technology course provides you with an overview of information systems including hardware and software components, networking, database management, and issues related to privacy, security and ethics. You will learn how computers represent, store, and process information and how businesses and organizations use technology and information systems to make decisions.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 12 Challenges (formative assessments) and 5 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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