Courses Catalogue

Introduction To Computer Fundamentals

COURSE CODE: UCC1100
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Mechanical Engineering, Bsc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description


The purpose of the course is to enable students to learn the basic skills of using a computer as

a central tool for pursuing their studies. It provides a general introduction to the broad aspects of computer systems, how it works, a brief history and essential components of a

computer. Also, students will be grounded in the proper use of the Internet for research.

COURSE JUSTIFICATION/RATIONALE

To  learn  the  latest  technological  developments  in  the  field  of  Computer  Science  and

Engineering

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

§   Describe how a computer works.

§   Apply computer skills in engineering fields.

§   Synthesize the computer system.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A student on completing this course is expected to:

§   Identify the various parts of computer systems and what each does.

§   Explain the various Operating Systems.

§   Identify significant software applications and what they do.

§   Use the internet for various research and networking.

§   Assemble different parts of a computer.