BTS 173 Windows Basics • 1 Cr.


Introduction to Windows operating system and built-in Windows programs.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify and describe various components of the Windows desktop.
  • Use the mouse and keyboard to scroll, open and close windows and dialog boxes, and arrange windows on the desktop.
  • Use built-in Windows programs to create and print a document and a graphic.
  • Use built-in Windows programs to make a movie and play videos and sound clips.
  • Find Web pages and make them available for offline viewing using browser search and Favorites options.
  • Compose, send, retrieve, and respond to e-mail using mail client.
  • View, read, and post news messages to a newsgroup.