COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing (CompTIA IT Fundamentals)

Military Credentialing Programs - COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing (CompTIA IT Fundamentals)

CompTIA ITF+ helps professionals to decide if a career in IT is right for them or to develop a broader understanding of IT.

  • ITF+ is the only pre-career certification that helps students or career changers determine if they have a competency for information technology and if it is the right career path for them.
  • ITF+ is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT making it ideal for non-technical professionals.
  • ITF+ establishes an IT education framework for students in middle school and high school.

Program Description

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

Overview of computer systems—hardware, operating systems, and microcomputer application software, including the Internet, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and databases. Current issues such as the effect of computers on society, and the history and use of computers in business, educational, and other modern settings are also studied. This course is not intended to count toward a student’s major field of study in business or computer science. Prerequisites: None

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Program Location and Duration

Online, 1 terms, 3 credit hours, 64-112 contact hours

Program Cost

Tuition based on location and student status

Additional Program Information

  • This program will prepare you to take the CompTIA IT Fundamentals FC0-U61 certification exam.

  • The cost of the exam is not included in the price of this course.

Program MOS

30A, 51R, 1C, 1E, 1K, 6N, E6, K2, Z8, 12Y, 13J, 13R, 14G, 14H, 17E, 25B, 25C, 25D, 25E, 25L, 25N, 25P, 25Q, 25S, 25U, 25X, 35N, 35P, 35Q, 35S, 35T, 35V, 37F, 68A, 94E, 94F, 94H, 94W, 94Z, 125D, 140A, 140K, 170B, 948B, 948E

Program Careers

Computer and Mathematical

Contact Info

Coordinating POC: CITS Department  at 254-526-1164 or

Registration POC: 254-526-1131 or 254-526-1133 or