Information and Communications Technology (ICT) now pervades business, education, work, home and social life. It is vital to industry, commerce and entertainment. We can scarcely avoid interacting with ICT, whether we want to or not. But ICT can be many things to many people: A tool, an enabler, a lifestyle, or a distraction? Does it educate, assist or simply confuse? Is ICT a threat to our privacy and personal freedom? How might we use ICT to enhance our personal life or to get a competitive edge in business life? How to tell right from wrong in this brave new world? ICA 7101 is an introductory course that aims to enhance the capacity of students to benefit from information and communication technologies now, and in the future.