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Computer Information Systems 2
Office Applications

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students are introduced to the Windows operating system and the capabilities of the computer. The file management system, spreadsheets, presentation and database software, email management, and beginning through advanced word processing topics will be taught in a hands-on environment. Operation of the computer as a general purpose office tool will be emphasized. This course uses Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 

Computer Information Systems 11
Help Desk Operations

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience.
Credit, degree applicable
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This course focuses on current, recognized, best practices in the field of help desk and end-user support targeting the field of Information Technology. Topics include end-user support roles within an organization, strategies in dealing with end-users, technical support documentation, and problem identification/resolution.  Course emphasis is placed on using software tools to understand and implement service desk processes such as user support process flow, incident management, needs analysis, troubleshooting, and support documentation.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option. 

 

Computer Information Systems 13
Computer Information Systems

3 units; 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: eligibility for English 84
Recommended Preparation: Mathematics 23 or Business 15
Credit, degree applicable
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This course introduces students to the concepts and technologies used in processing information in an organization. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware, and applications. Students will apply these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions using application software.

 

Computer Information Systems 16
Application Development and Programming Using Visual Basic.Net

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts and models of application development including program design, data structures, programming, problem solving, programming logic, and design techniques for event-driven programs. A step-by-step, hands-on, project experience is used with a modern application programming language and development platform.

 

Computer Information Systems 18
Systems Analysis and Design

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: CIS 13 or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, the student will study systems analysis and design concepts as they are applied in business environments. Topics emphasize methodologies used by the analyst throughout the systems development life cycle to analyze business problems or opportunities, address user needs, perform feasibility studies, specify business requirements through process, data and logic modeling, consideration of development alternatives, and implementation and maintenance of systems.

 

Computer Information Systems 19
Internet, Security, and the Web

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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This course explores the current state of the Internet, web development, networking, and cyber security in correlation with emerging technologies. Topics discussed and examined through various assignments include internet security, risk management, network defense, virus attacks, cloud computing, social networking, and the web.

 

Computer Information Systems 26
Using Microsoft Excel

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students learn to use spreadsheets to solve business and information system problems in a graduated series of laboratory projects. The database, graphics features, macros, and advanced logical and financial functions of spreadsheets are utilized. The student will create and enhance charts, work with multiple worksheets and integrate spreadsheets with other Windows applications.

 

Computer Information Systems 28
Database Management using Microsoft Access

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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This course offers instruction in the use of relational database management systems within a Windows environment. Students learn database concepts and terminology. Topics include designing, creating, and modifying table structures and relationships, and creating complex queries. Students create forms for viewing, entering, and editing data, and create reports that summarize and group information. Skills are applied to typical business operations such as inventory and human resources.

 

Computer Information Systems 29
Advanced Database Applications

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 28 with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
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This course offers advanced instruction in relational databases in a Windows environment. Students learn how to design and develops a database from user specifications. Topics include analyzing source documents, normalizing a database, techniques of effective design and creating and implementing all tables and database objects. Applications used are typical business operations such as inventory and human resources.

 

Computer Information Systems 30
Introduction to eCommerce

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: CIS 13 or equivalent experience and English 82
Credit, degree applicable
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This introductory course will acquaint the student with fundamentals of Electronic Commerce. The primary focus will be the study of current eCommerce practices, business models, techniques and opportunities for conducting business via the Internet. This course will help to prepare students for employment as web content managers, eCommerce market research analysts and eCommerce business managers.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Computer Information Systems 40
Personal Computer Support and Networking

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: CIS 13 or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students will become familiar with managing and supporting personal computers and basic networking within an organization. The class will emphasize networks and devices such as tablets, routers, office servers, personal computers, and systems software management. Topics will include network fundamentals, personal computer concepts, computer devices, hardware management, applications and operating system software installation, maintenance and troubleshooting, small network configuration, wireless LAN (Local Area Network), and ethical concerns within the information systems environment.

 

Computer Information Systems 80
Database Programming

4 units; 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 28 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience in database design
Credit, degree applicable
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The effective and efficient use of the structured query programming language (SQL), used in Oracle, SQL Server, and many other database applications, is introduced and developed in lectures and reinforced through a series of lab projects of increasing complexity. Topics include the building and manipulation of tables, data retrieval, and data administration, as used in modern business.

 

Computer Information Systems 95
Cooperative Work Experience Education

2-4 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation: Employment or volunteer work in a position
related to the student's major or career goal by the second week
of the semester. Completion of or current enrollment in one course
from the major.
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU*

Through a set of learning objectives established by the student, supervisor, and instructor, each student will work with and learn from experts in the Computer Information Systems field. These experiences will enable students to improve job skills, analyze career opportunities and requirements, and compare them to personal abilities and career expectations.

*Note: Transfer limitations apply.
Note: The total units earned for CWEE may not exceed 16 units.

 

Computer Information Systems 99
Independent Study

1-3 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation: two courses in Computer Information Systems
with a minimum grade of B in each and acknowledgment by the
instructor with whom the student will work
Credit, degree applicable
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This course provides special advanced studies in the field of Computer Information Systems not covered in the regular departmental offerings. Regular conferences with the instructor are coordinated with assigned Computer Information Systems projects (54 hours per unit).

*Note: Transfer limitations apply.
Note: For eligibility requirements go to www.elcamino.edu/admissions/credit.asp

 

Computer Information Systems 119
Computer Security and Forensics

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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This course introduces students to the many aspects of computer security and the science of computer forensics. Security and cybercrime prevention issues will include physical, data, and network security. Types of cybercrimes explored will range from alteration of computer software, to direct access attacks and data tampering. Identity theft, fraud, hacking, and other computer-related crimes will be covered. Procedures for the proper handling of security breaches and disaster recovery will be covered through simulations of compromised system images, which demonstrate the components inherent in forensic investigations and forensic evidence.

 

Computer Information Systems 133
Mashup JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX

4 units; 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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The fundamental concepts and structures of programming for the Web using client-side markup languages and the JavaScript programming language are covered. Students will develop web programs using conditional structures, variables, classes, objects, functions, events, arrays, windows, and forms. Standard documentation, testing and debugging techniques, used in the creation of eBusiness applications will be covered. Additional topics include an introduction to jQuery, XML and JSON data structures, and AJAX technologies used in web services.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Computer Information Systems 134
ASP.NET with C# Business Web Programming

4 units; 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Recommended Preparation: CIS 133
Credit, degree applicable
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This introductory programming course incorporates the basic concepts of web programming, problem solving, programming logic, and design techniques using Microsoft.Net web programming languages. The student will be able to build a dynamic data-driven web application using SQL Server. Emphasis is placed on emerging web programming skills and technologies to prepare students for advanced programming applications and to enter the e-Business industry.

Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

  

Computer Information Systems 136
Building Mobile Apps

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students will design, develop, test, debug and launch mobile applications (apps) using open source standards, that are adaptable to various development frameworks such as Android, iOS, and Windows. Topics include design principles, application structure, graphics, user interfaces, animation, and data storage.  Cross-platform tools to bridge frameworks and access native features of the mobile device including geolocation, accelerometer, notifications, and services will be covered.

 

Computer Information Systems 140
Data Communications CISCO 1 

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 13 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent experience
Recommended Preparation: CIS 40
Credit, degree applicable
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This course introduces students to fundamental networking concepts and technologies. Students will learn the skills necessary to plan and implement small networks across a range of applications. The course uses concepts of both hardware and software in order to understand principles of communication theory. This class is technically oriented and will prepare students for industry certification.

Note: This course is semester one in the Cisco Networking Academy program.

 

Computer Information Systems 141
Networking Microcomputers CISCO 2

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 140 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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In this course, students will develop an understanding of how a router learns about remote networks and determines the best path to those networks.  This course includes both static routing and dynamic routing protocols. Students will become familiar with the terminology and technology used to design and build local and wide area networks. The course will also focus on routing protocols and concepts.

Note: This course is semester two in the Cisco Networking Academy program.

  

Computer Information Systems 142
Local Area Network (LAN) Switching and Wireless CISCO 3

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 141 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course provides an understanding of how switches are interconnected and configured to provide network access to Local Area Network users. It also provides instruction on how to integrate wireless devices into Local Area Networks. This course is technically oriented and will prepare students for industry certification.

Note: This course is semester three in the Cisco Networking Academy program.
Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Computer Information Systems 143
Accessing the WAN CISCO 4

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: CIS 142 with a minimum grade of C or equivalent
Credit, degree applicable
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This course provides a fundamental understanding of WAN (Wide Area Network) networking concepts and a wide range of network technologies. Instruction will be given on several WAN technologies, including PPP (Point to Point), frame relay, and related topics, such as access control list, network address translation, and virtual private networks.

Note: This course is semester four in the Cisco Networking Academy program.
Note: Letter grade or pass/no pass option.

 

Last Published 7/27/17