This course is meant to introduce students with computer science basic principles, and to provide them with Information Communication Technology skills. The course emphasizes the importance of digital literacy in higher education institutions. It starts by giving background information about hardware and software components, the different generations, and the organization and architecture of computer system. The topics also include the internet applications, digital security and data protection, the most common security threats, as well as learning to use the most popular office application software. This course is offered to all AUIS students and no prior computer background is assumed.