Corequisite: CIT 101L. The course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for information technology (IT) professionals. The lecture portion of the course introduces the fundamentals of computer hardware and software management, and introduces key IT concepts including security, networking, and professional responsibilities. The lab portion of the course provides hands-on practice in the management of computing systems and the troubleshooting of technical problems. Two hour lecture and three hour laboratory per week.