This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of computer concepts and essential skills necessary for work and communication in today's society. Students will learn safety, security, and ethical issues in computing and social networking. Students will also learn about input/output systems, computer hardware and operating systems. Students work with an integrated office software suite called Microsoft Office. Students will learn intermediate Word Processing (Word), Presentation (PowerPoint), and Spreadsheet (Excel) skills. Students learn the basics of Database Management Systems (Access) as well as Personal Information Management software (Outlook). Students are also introduced to desktop publishing (Publisher), and video editing software (Movie Maker). Students will also be introduced to digital animation, 3D Design, and programming.