• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Architecture of digital computers design of algorithms for solving various problems and basic skills in computer programming.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain and discuss the concepts and architecture of digital computers.
  • Compare and contrast how data is organized and processed by different computers.
  • Explain the concepts of an instruction set.
  • Explain how machine language is executed.
  • Solve problems using the computer and assemblers.
  • Explain the algorithms used in a high-level computer language.
  • Solve problems using a computer language (Visual Basic.net programming).
  • Compare and contrast the major computer languages.
  • Explain the developments and trends occurring in the computer field.
  • Use a word processing application program.
  • Use a spreadsheet application program.
  • Use a database application program.
  • Use a graphics or other program as indicated by current software developments.
  • Use the Windows operating system.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.