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This introductory course familiarizes students with the functionality of the internal SLC computer network, the Microsoft Windows Operating System and the Microsoft Office Applications Suite. Course content explores the effective use of the student intranet site and email system, the theory and concepts of computer hardware and software, the Windows operating system, file management techniques, databases and Internet browsers.  Students are also introduced to the current version of Microsoft Word and how to open, save and print files, create documents, edit and format text, insert lists, tables and graphics, add and edit equations, and use referencing tools. Using Microsoft Excel, students create workbooks and worksheets, format worksheets, manipulate data cells and ranges, work with formulas and functions, and create and edit various charts from data including scatter and Gantt charts.