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Computer Information Systems - CIS
Graphic Design Capstone
CIS 047

This capstone course will integrate Quark/InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Web Page Design concepts. The course features a simulated work environment. Students will complete graphic design applications in print and on the web for a simulated business. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Project Management
CIS 060

An overview of project management as it applies to information technology projects. Project management software will be introduced. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Network Security
CIS 070

An overview course of security topics as it applies to a typical Server-based network. Course of study includes Security+ Exam content: authentication, remote access, external attacks, intrusion detection, web and email security, and disaster recovery. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Introduction to Networking
CIS 071

An overview of computer hardware, software, networks, Internet, web applications, systems, security and troubleshooting. To be used as an introduction to the Network Administration program or to supplement another computer-related degree. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Advanced Desktop Skills
CIS 098

QuarkXpress, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop are used to create advanced desktop publishing designs. Emphasis is placed on creating your own styles, graphics, and layouts. Pre-press and printing techniques are also covered.(Repeatable 3 Times)


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Adobe Flash
CIS 049

The basics of Adobe Flash, web animation software, will be covered including working with graphics and sounds, using the drawing tools, creating animations and special effects, using actionscripts, and publishing movies. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 099 or concurrent enrollment


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Adobe Photoshop
CIS 088

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. Images can be downloaded from the web, scanned, created using a digital camera, or created in Photoshop. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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InDesign
CIS 090

InDesign is a desktop publishing software. Students will integrate text, graphics, charts, and other elements to create documents.(Repeatable 3 Times)


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Adobe Illustrator
CIS 092

Adobe Illustrator software, a PostScript-based drawing program, is used to create sophisticated artwork which can be imported into other programs for further manipulation. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Introduction to Computers
CIS 040

An operational oriented course which involves student experience using hardware, software, peripherals, operating procedures, and internet. Designed for novice computer users. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Advanced Web Technologies
CIS 050

This course focuses on server side technologies to create database driven websites. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Designing for the Web
CIS 051

Tools, techniques, and design theory for creating well-designed web sites. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Visual Basic
CIS 052

Continuation of fundamentals of programming selection,iteration, and condition structures. Introduction to graphical interface(s) and object-oriented, event-driven applications requiring the use of controls, events, arrays, error handling and more. Also includes Mobile, Office and ASP.NET applications, ADO.NET and classes. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Wireless Networking
CIS 053

An overview course of wireless LAN technologies and implementations. Course of study includes both theory and configuration of current wireless devices, details of 802.11 standards and discussions of security implementations and concerns. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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PowerPoint
CIS 054

Introduction to the graphic presentation software PowerPoint. The basics of PowerPoint will be covered including creating, editing, and formatting slides; adding clip art and pictures; and creating various charts and graphs. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Word
CIS 055

An introduction to the word processing software package Word that includes document preparation, storage, editing, and printing. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Advanced Software Applications
CIS 056

Advanced instruction in an office suite program with emphasis on advanced topics in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Computer Appl-Special Topics
CIS 068

Familiarizes the student with a word processing package and a spreadsheet package with emphasis on special topics pertinent to the student population. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Survey of Operating Systems
CIS 073

An overview study of Operating Systems from text-based DOS systems through the 32-bit GUI interface Operating Systems. The broad exposure is appropriate for the beginner, but the depth of study also makes it appropriate for the advanced student. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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IT Seminar
CIS 074

Places emphasis on the student's on-the-job experiences. Job related aptitude tests as well as job hunting techniques are discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Client Operating System
CIS 079

A comprehensive examination of Client Operating Systems. Course of study includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft client operating systems. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, administration, network integration and other support issues. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Networking Essentials
CIS 081

An introduction to networking technology for Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and the Internet. Designed for those seeking a career in network administration and support or those seeking professional certification. Leads toward Network+ Certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Server Operating Systems
CIS 084

A comprehensive examination of server operating systems. Course of study includes, but is not limited to, Microsoft server operating systems. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, administration, network integration and other support issues. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Adv Server Operating System
CIS 085

An advanced course in the design, installation, configuration, and support of a Local Area Network using the server operating systems and their tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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TCP/IP and Routing
CIS 087

An in-depth study of the TCP/IP protocol and router technology. Topics include installation, configuration, optimization, and administration of routers in an Internet, intranet or LAN environment. Troubleshooting, network integration and other support issues will also be discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Adobe Photoshop
CIS 088

This course introduces the basics of Photoshop, an image-editing program. These basics include working with layers, selections, color adjustment, paint tools, filters, and type transforming. Images can be downloaded from the web, scanned, created using a digital camera, or created in Photoshop. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


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Advanced Routing
CIS 089

An in-depth look at the components of the Routing and Switching and the tools that are used in the implementation, configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of the LAN/WAN environment. Study will lead toward Cisco CCNA certification. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Adobe Illustrator
CIS 092

Adobe Illustrator software, a PostScript-based drawing program, is used to create sophisticated artwork which can be imported into other programs for further manipulation. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


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Access
CIS 093

An introduction to Microsoft Access, a database management application designed to operate in the Windows environment. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


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Excel
CIS 094

The basics of the Excel software package will be covered. This includes spreadsheet basics, formulas, functions, charting, data management, and collaborative tools. (Repeatable 3 Times)



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Web Page Design
CIS 099

This introductory course focuses on creating and maintaining web pages using XHTML and CSS code. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Advanced Web Page Design
CIS 100

This course focuses on using client-side technologies to create interactive web pages. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Computer Logic
CIS 156

Familiarizes the student with techniques and problem-solving aids necessary for the solution of computer programming. The exercises will use a programming language to develop the skills needed for solving problems. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Practical Software Applications
CIS 160

Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software on the PC. These learning activities include MS Windows, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Design,Database Management, Internet access, and presentation program. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Object-Oriented Programming I
CIS 162

This course teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming. It develops an understanding of data types, methods, classes and objects, selection and repetition structures, functions & one and two-dimensional arrays. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Object-Oriented Programming II
CIS 164

This course teaches advanced concepts in object-oriented programming. It develops an understanding of Windows programming, events, inheritance, data files, databases, debugging, exceptions, and Web-based applications. (Repeatable 3 times)


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Java Programming
CIS 170

A study of object oriented programming using the Java language. Includes scalar, aggregate, statements, expressions, methods, libraries, classes and objects. Development of objects including the concepts of polymorphism, encapsulation and inheritance are covered. (Repeatable 3 times)


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InDesign
CIS 090

InDesign is a desktop publishing software. Students will integrate text, graphics, charts, and other elements to create documents.(Repeatable 3 Times)


Prerequisites: CIS 040 or equivalent experience


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Computer Game Development
CIS 062

A practical exploration of video game development using both original programming and modification of existing game code. A variety of game types will be explored and created with the focus being on understanding, exploration and creativity in the development process. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Database Management
CIS 095

Structured Query Language will be used to design and manage a database. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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3-D Computer Animation
CIS 063

An overview and exploration of the different applications and techniques used in the development of 3D models for game, video and web animation. The course will explore a variety of commonly used tools and will identify their strengths and capacities. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Digital Video Production
CIS 066

An overview course discussing the development of digital video including planning and shooting, editing, titling, effects and animation, soundtrack creation and audio editing and output in DVD, video and the Web. Streaming output will also be discussed. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Advanced Game Development
CIS 065

An in-depth examination of the different game genres available and how to create appropriate content for each. Integration of basic programming and animation skills with more advanced topics will be discussed and developed through several individual and group projects. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Advanced Digital Video Production
CIS 067

Advanced training in the many aspects of video production will be covered from concept development through final editing and delivery. Emphasis is placed on preproduction skills and techniques and live action direction of talent and crew. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Advanced Animation and Modeling
CIS 069

Advanced features of modeling and animation software will be covered including building and character creation, texturing and animation. Emphasis will be placed on the importing of models from the environment and exporting of completed models to other applications. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Systems Design
CIS 083

Study of the Systems Development Life Cycle including documentation standards, software packages, data communications and systems conversions will be covered. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, designing, implementing and documenting a complete system. (Repeatable 3 Times)


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Specialized Software Applications
CIS 058

Students handle office activities and use career-related software such as an accounting system, desktop publishing, form management, calculator, medical scheduling and invoicing, and legal document preparation. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Internet Systems and Applications
CIS 101

An introduction to networking basics through the Internet. Students will learn about Internet services, etiquette, searches, E-mail, and other internet skills.(Repeatable 3 Times)

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Content Management Systems
CIS 049

This course covers the creation and maintenance of a website using a content management system. The course will include, but is not limited to, business content, adding widgets and plugins, blogging, commenting, theme development, and user account setup. Repeatable 3 Times)



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