CIS-095A-D Computer Laboratory

.2 Units: 10.8 hours of laboratory by arrangement, per term, P/NP, ND

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a distance education online  format.

This course is designed to allow students access to CIS computer systems other than their regularly scheduled class hours. Students may utilize the computer systems for skill building or completing assignments. This class is designed for extra lab usage, not as any instructional class.

 

CIS-099     Occupational Work Experience

1-4 Units: 60-360 hours of work experience, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: Employment in career-related field.

For more information on this course, refer to Cooperative Education. Units are determined by number of hours worked.

This course offers on-the-job learning experiences for employed students, whether paid or volunteer, in cooperation with their employers.If students’ career goals are directly related to their work they can earn credit for jobs they hold during the term.Students must be enrolled in at least seven units, including their cooperative education units (proportionately fewer in summer session). Students who volunteer for this assignment will earn 1 unit for every 60 hours of volunteer work experience and 1 unit per 90 hours of paid work experience. Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.

 

CIS-100     Topics in Computer Information Systems

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

This course covers topics in Computer Information Systems. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

CIS-110     Fundamental Computer Literacy

2 Units: 27 hours of lecture, 27 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

Normally offered as a 9-week course.

This course is a non-technical introduction to computers. It covers basic computer technology, examines social issues surrounding computers, and introduces the student to hands-on general Windows commands and word processing.

 

CIS-125     Computer Logic Concepts

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

The course enables students to understand their own logical thought processes and to apply them to a set of structured problems for computer application.Techniques used are symbol manipulation, pattern analysis, set manipulation, decision tables, verbal reasoning, logic problems, ANSI flowcharting, structured flowcharting, Warner/Orr diagrams, and Pseudocode.

 

CIS-135     Introduction to Computers

4 Units: 54 hours of lecture, 54 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

This course will familiarize the business person, first-time computer user, and transfer student with the skills needed to successfully operate a personal computer using commercially available software.Computer history, hardware, software and social issues are discussed, and students will be able to demonstrate computer literacy upon successful completion of this course.Students are introduced to general Windows operations, the Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and BASIC programming.

 

CIS-166A  Basic Web Page Development

1.75 Units: 27 hours of lecture, 18 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

Introduction to Web page development using HTML. Basic “real-world” application of Web pages including text, graphics, links, frames, tables, and forms using a simple text editor.

 

CIS-166B  Advanced Web Page Development

1.75 Units: 27 hours of lecture, 18 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: CIS 166A or Challenge the CIS 166A exam with 70% or better or provide a sample web page with links, graphics, image maps, tables, frames, and forms and explain the HTML code that supports it.

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

This course is a continuation of CIS 166A: Basic Web Page Development. Advanced “real-world” application of Web pages including cascading style sheets (CSS), JavaScript, DHTML, XML, and multimedia using a simple text editor.

 

CIS-190B  Windows Fundamentals

1.5 Units: 27 hours of lecture, 18 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

Co-requisite: CIS 095A-D

This course will introduce concepts of the Windows operating system, and is designed to meet the needs of both novice and experienced users. Students will learn how to use to desktop function of Windows, and how to customize the options for individual needs. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to document the tasks and processes of their current Windows environment.

 

CIS-200     Microsoft Access/Information Processing

3.5 Units: 54 hours of lecture, 36 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: CIS-135 or CIS-038 with a minimum grade of “C”

Co-requisite: CIS-095A-D

This course will introduce students to intermediate and advanced features of Microsoft Access such as building links, relationships, indexes, designing advanced queries and macros. The history of records management and the Alphabetic Indexing Rules 1-10 will also be introduced. Students will receive hands-on experience working on actual projects–the best way to prepare them for the on-the-job challenges they’ll face. This course offers complete instruction in all skill sets and activities for the appropriate Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) Exams.

 

CIS-201     Microsoft Excel/Information Processing

3.5 Units: 54 hours of lecture, 36 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: CIS-135 or CIS 037 with a minimum grade of “C”

Co-requisite: CIS-095A-D

This course will introduce students to intermediate and advanced features of Microsoft Excel such as lists, filters, pivot tables, and macros. Ten-key skills using the computer numeric keypad and the principles of mathematics used on the job will also be introduced. Students will receive hands-on experience working on actual projects–the best way to prepare them for the on-the-job challenges they’ll face. This course offers complete instruction in all skill sets and activities for the appropriate Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) Exams.

 

CIS-298     Independent Study

.2-4 Units: 3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in Computer Information Systems under the direction of an instructor.