Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 120: Introduction to Computer Applications

Also Known As

Math 149

Credit hours



Math Placement Test or Math 099


This course, intended for non-science majors, offers a hands-on introduction to the development, functions, and applications of computers. Topics include e-mail, exploring the Internet, spreadsheets, word processing, database, desktop software, statistical packages, and programming. Uses of computing technology in business and the arts. We also review ethical, security, and privacy issues as they relate to computers and the world today. There are also weekly lab assignments in this course.