Computer Information Systems (CIS)

CIS 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

CIS 003  Introduction To 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

CIS 004  PowerPoint Units: 1

This course provides basic concepts and practical applications using PowerPoint for Windows. Students receiveinstruction 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

CIS 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 Windows and file management; understand the relationships among hardware, software, networks, operating systems, programs, driver, and files; and learn how to use word processing 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

CIS 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: CIS-005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 010  Computer Literacy Units: 4

The study of computer concepts and basic proficiency in modern computer application software. Computer concepts focus on historical development of computers; hardware and software definitions and terminology; categories of system software and application software, overview of machine language and highlevel programming languages; the systems development process; careers in data processing; principles of networking; overview of e-commerce; security; the legal, moral and ethical issues associated with computers. Students also develop basic skills in applications including word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and database query. (C-ID ITIS 120, C-ID BUS 140)
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CIS-005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C5                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 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

CIS 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: CIS-005
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 017  Business Data Management With Microsoft Access Units: 4

Students are introduced to the complex field of records management including physical paper and electronic data management. They learn to design, create, customize, organize, extract, and present information using Microsoft Access an Microsoft Sharepoint in preparation for careers in Insurance, Medical, or Legal offices.
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

CIS 040  Information & Communication Technology Essentials Units: 4

CompTIA certifications help students build a solid foundation of essential knowledge and skills that will help them earn employment in technology-related careers. The CompTIA A+ certification assures employers that their applicant is prepared to enter the workforce as an entry-level computer support technician. Computer support technicians provide technical assistance to computer users. They may answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. They may provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. Completion of this course prepares students for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 and 902 industry certification exams.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: 54          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

CIS 053  Computer Network Fundamentals Units: 3

CompTIA certifications help students build a solid foundation of essential knowledge and skills that will help students earn employment in technology-related careers. The CompTIA Network+ certification assures employers that their applicant is prepared to enter the workforce as a network support technician. Computer network technicians analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
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

CIS 054  Routing and Switching Essentials Units: 3

This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. This course, along with CIS 053 - Computer Network Fundamentals, should prepare students for the current version of the Cisco Certified Entry-level Network Technician (CCENT) certification exam.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-053 or equivalent
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 055  Systems and Network Administration Units: 3

This course will provide a student with the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. The student will be able to identify environmental issues; understand and comply with disaster recovery and physical / software security procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and concepts; understand server roles / specializations and interaction within the overall computing environment. This course will prepare students for the current version of CompTIA's Server+ certification exam.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-054
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 060  Information Systems Security Units: 3

An introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational Cybersecurity and Risk Management. CompTIA certifications help students build a solid foundation of essential knowledge and skills that will help students earn employment in technology-related careers. The CompTIA Security+ certification provides a global benchmark for best practices in IT network and operational security, one of the fastest-growing fields in IT. Completion of this course prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-053 or equivalent
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 064  Intro To Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking Units: 3

This course introduces the network security specialist to the various methodologies for attacking a network. Students will be introduced to the concepts, principles, and techniques, supplemented by hands-on exercises, for attacking and disabling a network within the context of properly securing a network. The course will emphasize network attack methodologies with the emphasis on student use of network attack techniques and tools and appropriate defenses and countermeasures. Students will receive course content information through a variety of methods: lecture and demonstration of hacking tools will be used in addition to a virtual environment. Students will experience a hands-on practical approach to penetration testing measures and ethical hacking.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-060 or equivalent
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 072D  Excel Units: 3

This course provides basic concepts and practical applications using Excel for Windows. Students receive instruction and computer experience using electronic spreadsheets to solve common numerical and accounting-based problems.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-010 or BUAC-050
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 082C  Website Design Units: 3

This course teaches students to format World Wide Web pages using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Emphasis is placed on development of effective pages. Students learn to incorporate text, graphics, audio files, video files, animation and three-dimensional effects into their Web pages.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-005 or CIS-010
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 085C  Dynamic Website Design Units: 3

This course teaches the fundamentals of client-side and server-side web programming, using JavaScript, PHP, Perl and MySQL. Students learn how to understand and use simple variables, proper programming syntax, arithmetic and string operations, conditional and logical operators, functions and subroutines, loops and arrays, data file operations and database concepts
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-082C
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 086  Visual Basic Programming Units: 3

This is an introductory course in computer programming concepts. Students design, write and debug programs using the principles of structured programming. Topics covered include programming language structure and syntax; algorithm development, logic and design considerations and program development tools; error handling and debugging; functions, subprograms and parameter passing; conditional and relational operators; selection and looping structures; array processing; sequential and random file access; and an introduction to object oriented programming.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-010
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 095A  Computer Information Systems Work Experience Units: 1-8

This work experience course of supervised employment is designed to assist students to acquire desirable work habits, attitudes and skills so as to enable them to become productive employees. This course also provides students with career awareness for jobs. Credit may be accrued at the rate of one to eight units per semester for a maximum of sixteen units (combined total of all Work Experience units). Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. This type of work experience is available to students whose job and educational or occupational goals are directly related to Computer Information Systems.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 600          Repeatable: Yes
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