Introduction to Computer Studies (ICS2O) Course Outline

Course Name Introduction to Computer Studies
Course Code ICS2O
Grade Level Grade 10
Course Type Open
Credit Value 1.0 credit
Prerequisite Courses None

Course Description

This course introduces students to computer programming. Students will plan and write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concepts, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation. They will also learn to manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system functions, networking, and safe computing practices. Students will also investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related to the use of computers.