CLEP* Study Guide

Information Systems and Computer Applications

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Information Systems and Computer Applications exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the CLEP* Exam

The Information Systems and Computer Applications CLEP exam covers material that would generally be taught in a first-year undergraduate college business information systems course. InstantCert's flashcards for this subject take you from the very basics all the way to more advanced topics such as programming and networking.

Topics Covered in this Course

Information Systems and Office Application Software in Organizations
Standard office suite tools (word processors, spreadsheets, presentation packages, end-user database packages)
Basic user functions of a desktop operating system
Office systems (electronic mail, conferencing, cooperative work environments)
Web browsers
Internet and other online services and methods
Specialized systems
Hardware and Systems Technology
Devices for processing, storage, input and output, telecommunications, and networking
Functions performed by computer, telecommunications, and network hardware
Digital representation of data for storage and processing (numeric, text, images, audio, video)
Concepts of local, wide-area, and enterprise network architectures
Concept of mainframe versus client/server architectures
Operating system and network operating system functions and architectures
Wireless computing/communication devices
Information Systems Software Development
Software development methods and tools
Systems development life cycle concepts
Project management functions and roles
Types of information processing methods (batch, real-time, transaction)
User interface design
Operating system and network operating system functions and architectures
Programming Concepts and Data Management
Programming language syntax and structures (pseudocode)
Programming logic
File types and structures
Web technologies

Customer Test Results for this Exam

980 users submitted test results since May, 2005.
918 of those users reported a passing score (94%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
May 20, 2024passed58
Apr 17, 2024passed55
Feb 23, 2024passed62
Jan 18, 2024passed75
Jan 11, 2024passed54
Dec 7, 2023passed68
Dec 4, 2023failed48
Nov 16, 2023passed50
Sep 29, 2023passed78
Jul 18, 2023passed69
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