Information Systems and Computer Applications

CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications You are about to start our Information Systems and Computer Applications CLEP course. This quiz practice will prove your prowess in Hardware, Software, Telecomunications, Data Management and Processing, social and ethical issues, and help you successfully pass the exam. We will help you by providing an equally rigorous practice exam course that simulates what you will experience on exam day. First, lets break down what you will find on the exam.

CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications Practice

Welcome to the Information Systems Quizzes. These tests are grouped into several sections to make your study easier. The sections include the following:

Computer/Telecommunications Hardware and Hardware Functions

Part one of the Information Systems test. Devices for processing, storage, data entry, telecommunications, network, and output, functions performed by computer, telecommunications, and network hardware Digital representation of data for storage and processing, concepts of local- and wide-area network architectures, and concept of mainframe vs. client/server architectures.

Resources
Time Required
1 hour
Tools
None

Computer Software/Programming

Part two of the Information Systems test. Operating systems and network management systems, software development methods and tools, programming languages, user interfaces, and software packages.

Resources
Time Required
1 hour
Tools
None

Data Management

Part three of the Information Systems test. Data concepts and data structures, database management systems, hypertext, hypermedia, and SQL, and document images.

Resources
Time Required
2 hours
Tools
None

Information Processing Management

Part four of the Information Systems test. System development processes and tools, types of information processing applications, system, application, and personal computer security and controls, information processing careers, and information processing standards.

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Time Required
2 hours
Tools
None

Information Technology Applications in Organizations

Part five of the Information Systems test. Analysis, decision support, and expert systems, user applications, office systems, internet and other online services and methods.

Resources
Time Required
2 hours
Tools
None

Social/Ethical Implications and Issues

Part six of the Information Systems test. Economic effects, privacy concerns, intellectual property rights and legal issues, and effects of information technology on jobs.

Resources
Time Required
2 hours
Tools
None

Simulated Information Systems CLEP Practice Exam

This is a full length simulated CLEP exam providing a similar experience to the the actual College Board CLEP exam. This timed CLEP exam is geared to prepare you for the pace and format that you'll need to succeed. Use it to test your knowledge while getting as close as you can to the real-life conditions of the exam.

Resources
Time Required
90 Minutes
Questions
115

Information Systems Resources

Read the Information Systems and Computer Applications exam description.

Textbooks

  • Porter & Norton, Financial Accounting: The Impact on Decision Makers (South-Western)
  • Pratt, Financial Accounting in an Economic Context (Wiley)
  • Reimers, Financial Accounting (Prentice Hall)
  • Rich et al., Cornerstones of Financial Accounting (South-Western)
  • Shim and Siegel, Schaum's Outline of Financial Accounting (McGraw-Hill)
  • Stickney and Weil, Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses (South-Western)
  • Warren, Reeve, and Duchac, Financial Accounting (South-Western)
  • Werner and Jones, Introduction to Financial Accounting: A User Perspective (Prentice Hall)
  • Weygandt et al., Financial Accounting (Wiley)
  • Wild, Financial Accounting Fundamentals (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)
  • Williams et al., Financial Accounting (McGraw-Hill/Irwin)

Online Resources