Applications and Information Systems (AIS)

AIS 002  Microsoft Outlook Units: 2

This course utilizes Microsoft Outlook to organize and plan personal and business information. Emphasis is placed on the use of Outlook for communication and sharing information with persons within a company or small business.
Lecture Hours: 27         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 003A  Introductory Microsoft Word Units: 1

Students will learn the basics of Windows and Microsoft Word. Specific topics covered include: creating and formatting a document; creating a business letter with graphics and tables; creating a research paper with references and sources; mail merge.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 004A  Introductory PowerPoint Units: 1

This course provides basic concepts and practical applications using PowerPoint for Windows. Students receive instruction and practice in creating presentations with pictures, shapes, transitions, and animations; evaluation of presentation effectiveness; technology of packaging presentations and portability across multiple mediums.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 005  Computer Survival Skills Units: 2

This course provides the basic computer skills required for success in both academic and career endeavors. Students become comfortable with operating systems and file management; understand the relationships among hardware, software, networks, and file sharing through mobile devices. Students learn how to use word processing, presentation applications and the Internet as tools for academic and vocational success. Students also have an opportunity to develop keyboarding skills.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 006  Business Research Units: 1

An introduction to effective business research techniques using electronic resources. Students learn how to express information needs, access information from appropriate sources, evaluate retrieved data, and organize the data to solve business problems.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AIS 005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 007A  Introductory Excel Units: 1

This course provides basic concepts and practical applications using Excel for Windows.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AIS 005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 007B  Advanced Excel Units: 2

Students receive instruction and computer experience using electronic spreadsheets to solve common numerical and business, finance and/or accounting-based problems.
Lecture Hours: 27         Lab Hours: 27          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: AIS 007A or CIS 010
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 011  Current Topics in Technology Units: 3

This course encourages students to develop a higher level of social, legal, and ethical awareness in the study of technology. Students are guided through topics that provide insight into the crucial role technology plays both personally and professionally. Students explore their responsibilities to the environment and to society, ensuring that productivity and technical risks are appropriately managed.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 012  Professional Office Procedures Units: 3

Topics covered in this course include basic administrative support skills and applied procedures; practical application of office technologies; applied records management; meeting, travel, and conference planning; management and supervision skills; human relations, job attitudes, and public relations; company politics and ethics; and changing job roles.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: AIS 005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 017  Business Data Management Units: 4

Students are introduced to the complex field of records management. They learn to design, create, customize, organize, extract, and present information using database software in preparation for business careers.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS 010
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

AIS 025  Medical Billing Units: 3

This course covers the study of medical billing, along with its terminology and insurance principles. Focus is on Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), ICD-10 Clinical modification, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), and medical ethics. The course introduces the revenue cycle and helps prepare students to take the Certified Professional Biller (CPB) examination.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: HS 061
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None