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CIS 100 - Computing Careers Exploration
This course provides an orientation for students who are considering programs of study and careers in computer information technology. Students will learn about the degree and certification programs available, the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions, the computer industry job market, current trends, professional development, and ethical issues that confront computer information professionals.
1.000 Credit hours
10.000 TO 12.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 101 - Computer Fundamentals
A hands-on introduction to personal computers and application software. Students will learn basic computer terminology, the role of computers in society, and the use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and Internet software.
4.000 Credit hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lecture hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 125A - Software Tools: App Development
This course provides students with no programming background with an introduction to application development. Students will use a visual drag and drop tool to build web based applications and will be introduced to fundamental programming concepts and skills in the process.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 125D - Software Tools 1: Databases
Fundamental relational database concepts, vocabulary, functionality and skills are covered. Students will apply those skills in a series of hands-on case problems where they design, implement, test, debug and document relational database solutions to case problems.
Recommended Prerequisite: basic computer literacy skills
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab plus Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition

CIS 125G - Software Tools 1: Game Development
This course is an introduction to the field of game development. It includes a survey of computer game categories and platforms, an overview of the game design and development process, and an introduction to tools used for graphics development and game development. Students in this course will create several elementary computer games.
Recommended Prerequisite: basic computer literacy skills
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 126 - Game Design: Principles and Practices
In this course, students will learn and apply game design principles in order to turn their ideas into interesting and engaging games. Students will develop and refine these ideas through prototyping and testing throughout the course. No prior programming background is required for this course.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab plus Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 135G - Software Tools 2: Game Development
This course builds upon the material covered in CIS 125G. Topics covered include physics simulation, user controls, graphical methods, animation issues, and script writing for game building tools. Students will work with an industry standard game development engine and will design and create several games.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab

Computer Info Tech Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 140U - Introduction to Unix/Linux
Introduces the Unix/Linux operating system. Topics: Fundamental Unix/Linux command set, editors, shell scripts, file system security, and installation of the operating system. Provides experience using the graphical user interface as well as the command line to perform end-user operations and basic system administration.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab plus Lab

Computer Info Tech Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition

CIS 140W - Introduction to Operating Systems: Windows Clients
Introduction to operating system and components using Windows. This course provides theory and hands-on experience using and configuring Windows. Covered topics include: user interfaces, accounts, processes and scheduling memory, file systems and file permissions, multimedia codecs, networking, and basic security.
Note: digital literacy required
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab plus Lab, Telecourse

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 195 - Web Authoring 1
This course provides students with little computer experience the concepts and skills necessary to create static web pages using the current versions of Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Through hands-on practice students will master the concepts, tools and skills needed to construct web pages and publish pages to the internet.
Recommended Prerequisite: basic computer literacy skills and file management
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

CIS 225 - Computer End-User Support
Prepares students to support end-users in a variety of organizational settings. Topics: End-user support functions, techniques for developing/delivery training, help-desk operations, troubleshooting/problem solving, and end-user interaction. Taught in a lab environment.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lec/Lab plus Lab

Computer Info Tech Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition

CIS 244 - Systems Analysis
This course provides foundational principles in systems analysis and development using an object oriented approach. Topics include: requirements gathering, iterative development, documenting work-flows, domain modeling with Unified Modeling Language (UML), database, agile techniques and use cases. Current issues of communication and connectedness via end of chapter case studies will take you through many aspects of system analysis. Students will use graphical and/or drawing software for modeling diagrams.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lab

Computer Info Tech Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition

CIS 276R - Data Integration, Analytics and Reporting
This course covers database connectivity, data analytics, database design, and data mining and warehousing methodologies including star schemas and online analytical processing. It utilizes tools and hands-on activities to perform data integration, reporting, and data extraction and migration.
4.000 Credit hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lecture hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lab hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture plus Lab

Business,Technology and Trades Division
Computer Info Technology Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education


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