Computer Information Systems (CIS)

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 020  Integrated Office Technology Units: 4

Advanced skills of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, the Internet, mail management and databases with an emphasis on multitasking, integrating applications linking, and embedding. Concepts covered include communications and networks, ethical issues, security, privacy, databases and information management, information systems development, program development and programming languages, computer careers, and certification.
Lecture Hours: 72         Lab Hours: None          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 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 081A  Computer Graphics 1A Units: 3

This course provides an introduction to the process of creating, capturing, and manipulating bitmap graphics using Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard bitmap editor for graphics professionals. Adobe Photoshop is used for retouching and photo processing of scanned or digital photographic images on the computer.
Lecture Hours: 36         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 081B  Computer Graphics 1B Units: 3

This course provides an introduction to the process of creating vector graphics images using Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard vector graphics editor for graphics professionals. Adobe Illustrator is used for creating graphic design, typography,logos, and sharp-edged artistic illustration on the computer. (Equivalent to DDP-001B.)
Lecture Hours: 36         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 082C  Web Publishing I 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-010
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 083D  Computer Graphics 2 Units: 3

This course provides advanced applications in computer graphics page layout techniques, using Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard software for computer graphic design. Emphasis is placed on the computer as a design tool to assemble type and manipulate images for the printed page and Web publication. (Equivalent to DDP-002.)
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: CIS-081A or DDP-001A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CIS 085C  Web Programming Units: 3

This course teaches the fundamentals of client-side and serverside 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