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Course Number: CIS 1
Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Units: 4
Class:  3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: General nature of computer hardware, software and systems: Hands-on applications include introduction to word processing, spreadsheet, database management and presentation software, and a brief introduction to web browsing and e-mail.  0702.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 5
Introduction to Computer Science
Units: 5
Class:  4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to computer science: Architecture of digital computers, design of algorithms for solving various problems, and basic skills in computer programming.  0706.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 40
Database Management
Units: 4
Class:  3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 1 or 5
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Design, implementation, and maintenance of databases: Analysis of user requirements; building tables, queries, forms, reports, and other topics.  0702.10
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 42
Spreadsheet Applications
Units: 4
Class:  3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 1 or 5 or 200
Course is equivalent to CIS 42A and 42B. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in CIS 42A and/or 42B.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Principles of electronic spreadsheets using features available with current popular spreadsheet software: Worksheet creation, formatting and charting; entering data and formulas; functions; editing and printing; web queries; basic database functions of sorting and querying; creating web pages; logical functions; lookup tables; Pivot Tables, Pivot Charts, and trendlines; graphic design for financial statements; creating templates; using macros. 0702.10
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Computer Information Systems
Units: .5-9
Class:  0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  0702.00
AA/AS area 4c (if course taken for one or more units)

 

Course Number: CIS 49
Independent Study in Computer Information Systems
Units: .5-5
Class:  (GR or P/NP)
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 5 units.
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Independent Study.  0702.00
AA/AS area 4c (if course taken for one or more units)

 

Course Number: CIS 73
Networking Concepts
Units: 4
Class:  3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab  (GR/PNP)
Pre-requisite:  CIS 001  or CIS 005
Description: Networking concepts: Network architecture, hardware, software, concepts, protocols and standards. 0708.10

 

Course Number: CIS 200
Computer Concepts and Applications
Units: 1.5
Class:  1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Eligible for credit by examination.
Description: Introduction to computer concepts: Terminology, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, and the Internet.  0702.10
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 205
Computer Literacy
Units: 1
Class: 14 term hours lecture, 14 term hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Also offered as Bus 219. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Bus 219.
Eligible for credit by examination.
Description: Introduction to computers and information technology for people with no background in nor knowledge of computers. 0701.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 233
Introduction to the Internet
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 205 Also offered as Bus 223.
Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Bus 223.
Description: Using the Internet for access to information resources: Access methods, resources, and how to use them.  0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 234A
World Wide Web Publishing I 
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 233 and Grart 112
Description: Creating and publishing Web pages over the Internet using the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).  0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 234B
World Wide Web Publishing II
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Pre-requisite: CIS 233 and 234A
Recommended preparation: Grart 112
Description: Continuation of CIS 234A: Emphasis on advanced HTML and layout techniques, client-side image maps, CGI scripting, introduction to Cascading style sheets and dynamic scripting.  0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 234C
Web Creation with Dreamweaver
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Pre-requisite: CIS 234B
Recommended preparation: CIS 1
Description: Creation and management of web sites and pages using Macromedia Dreamweaver: Authoring of web sites which incorporate DHTML, JavaScript through “behaviors,” rollovers, and techniques for managing large-scale web sites. 0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 234D
Web Authoring
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 234A
Description: Art of web design and the power of web authoring in website content management and functionality: Website templates, customization, layout tables, interactive forms, frames, database interface, wizards, source controls, dynamic layers, instant updates, multimedia content, subsite and website management.  0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 234E
Creating an E-Commerce Web Site
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: CIS 234A
Description: Business strategies and programming techniques in the design and development of an electronic commerce web presence: Banner ads, auto responders, product catalogs, shopping carts, cookies, electronic payment systems, online database and website security management.  0709.00
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 239
Help Desk Tools and Techniques
Units: 2
Class:  1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: Help desk tools and techniques: Troubleshooting problems on computer systems, both networked and stand-alone; customer-service skills for success; use of help-desk software.  0708.20
AA/AS area 4c

 

Course Number: CIS 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Computer Information Systems
Units: .5-9
Class:  0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  0702.00
AA/AS area 4c (if course taken for one or more units)