This required survey course is designed to prepare high school students to be successful in their academic courses. Students develop competence in creating, communicating, analyzing, presenting, managing and manipulating information. Also, students are regularly required to display the ethical and responsible use of technology. Students will learn the proper Internet search techniques and citations. Topics include keyboarding, computer history and anatomy, scientific concepts within computer technology, digital numbering system (binary & hexadecimal)] and different applications. Applications studied are word processing and spreadsheets. Microsoft Office is the core software component. This class will be conducted through online modules.