Jan 27, 2023  
2012-2013 Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NOTE: Not all courses are offered at every campus each term.

 

Chemistry CHE

  
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    ◆ CHE 101 - Introduction to Chemistry I

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: MAT 090 ; Minimum grade C-. or placement test. Requires college-level reading.
    Includes the study of measurements, atomic theory, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, solutions, acid and base, gas laws, and condensed states. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts qualitatively and quantitatively. Designed for non-science majors, students in occupational and health programs, or students with no chemistry background.
    LEC 60 Clock hours LAB 30 Clock hours
  
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    ◆ CHE 105 - Chemistry in Context

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Covers the study of measurements, matter, molecules, atoms, chemical bonding, nomenclature, energy, acids, bases, and nutrition. Coursework examines chemistry in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge as well as the conceptual framework of the discipline. Chemistry as a science is explored, as is the impact of chemistry on society. This course includes laboratory experience and is designed for non-science majors.
    LEC 60 Clock hours LAB 30 Clock hours
  
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    ◆ CHE 111 - General College Chemistry I

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CHE 101  (or one year of high school chemistry) and MAT 121 ; or instructor permission.
    Focuses on basic chemistry and measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry, and thermochemistry. Covers the development of atomic theory culminating in the use of quantum numbers to determine electron configurations of atoms, and the relationship of electron configuration to chemical bond theory and molecular orbital theory. Includes gases, liquids, and solids. Problem solving skills are emphasized. Incorporates laboratory experiments.
    Prev. Course Codes: CHE-151, CHE-151L
    LEC 60 Clock hours LAB 30 Clock hours
  
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    ◆ CHE 112 - General College Chemistry II

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CHE 111 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Presents concepts in the areas of solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and organic chemistry. Emphasizes problem-solving skills and descriptive contents for these topics. Laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques.
    Prev. Course Codes: CHE-152, CHE-152L
    LEC 60 Clock hours LAB 30 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CHE 211 - Organic Chemistry I

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CHE 112 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on compounds associated with the element carbon. Includes structure and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and selected functional group families. Covers nomenclature of organic compounds, stereochemistry, & reaction mechanisms such as SN1, SN2, E1, and E2. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts plus the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry.
    Prev. Course Codes: CHE-251
    LEC 45 Clock hours LAB 60 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CHE 212 - Organic Chemistry II

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CHE 211 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Continues the investigation into the chemistry of carbon-based compounds, their reactions and synthesis. Includes the structure, physical properties, reactivity, and synthesis of organic functional groups not covered in the first semester. Explores functional groups including alcohols, ethers, aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, amines, amides, esters, and carboxylic acids. Includes reactions and reaction mechanisms of aromatic compounds. An introduction to biochemical topics may be included if time permits. Laboratory experiences demonstrate the above concepts and the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry.
    LEC 45 Clock hours LAB 60 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CHE 215 - Soil and Water Chemistry

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CHE 111 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Studies the interaction of pollutants, both inorganic and organic, with natural systems and metal tanks. Sampling techniques, lab analysis, and leachate testing of contaminants will be covered, as well as basic principles and nomenclature of organic chemistry.
    Prev. Course Codes: EPT-025, EPT-217
    LEC 30 Clock hours LAB 30 Clock hours

Chicano Studies CHS

  
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       CHS 102 - History of the Chicano in the SW:1810

    3.0 Credits
    This course begins with the Mexican War of Independence (1810) and concludes with an in-depth study of the historical development of the contemporary Chicano World. Topics include complex ethnic, class, gender, generational, and regional relations within this group and within the larger multicultural environment of the 19th and 20th century North America.
    LEC 45 Clock hours

Chinese CHI

  
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       CHI 175 - Special Topics

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides a vehicle for students to pursue in-depth topics of interest.
    LEC 15 Clock hours

Communication COM

  
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       COM 105 - Career Communications

    3.0 Credits
    Develops skills needed in obtaining and keeping a job. Includes job serching, applications, resumes, interviews, and the dynamics of customer, peer, and managerial relationships. Emphasizes speaking, writing, listening, critical reading skills, and vocabulary development essential to the employment world.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ COM 115 - Public Speaking

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Combines basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis.
    Prev. Course Codes: COM-161, SPE-115
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ COM 121 - College Survival Skills

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Enables students to identify and develop strategies and skills necessary to successfully meet the challenges and expectations of the college experience. In addition, students explore resources available at the institution and elsewhere that can aid their success in college and in the workplace.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ COM 125 - Interpersonal Communication

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in a family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict negotiation.
    Prev. Course Codes: COM-120, COM-264, SPE-125
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       COM 126 - Communication in Healthcare

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Familiarizes the student with interactive concerns in settings related to patient-client care. Course includes discussions of diverse culture, client interaction, and family/caregiver issues. The student will also address the concerns of attitude, office politics, teamwork, self-initiative, and conflict management as specifically experienced in the patient-as-client setting.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       COM 175 - Special Topics

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue special topics of interest. The content of this course is designed on an as needed basis to provide current, up-to-date information.
    LEC
  
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    ◆ COM 220 - Intercultural Communication

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    The course explores the link between culture and communication and will develop and/or enhance communication skills and the abilities appropriate to a multicultural society. Emphasis will be on understanding diversity within and across cultures. Relevant concepts include perception, worldview, context, ethics, language, and nonverbal communication.
    LEC 45
  
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    ✽ COM 263 - Conflict Resolution

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Focuses on handling conflict productively. Students gain insights into the roots of conflict and engage in skill practice in mediating interpersonal conflicts. The emphasis is on conflict prevention.
    Prev. Course Codes: BUS-270CF
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       COM 275 - Special Topics

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest. The content of this course is designed on an as needed basis to provide current, up-to-date information.
    LEC
  
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    ✽ ENG 119 - Writing Resumes & Cover Letters

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Take ENG 030  ; Minimum grade C- or placement test.
    Provides an introduction to writing resumes and cover letters. Students will learn a variety of techniques for writing, presenting, formatting, and organizing traditional resumes, electronic resumes, and cover letters.
    LEC 15

Computer Aided Drafting CAD

  
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       CAD 101 - Computer Aided Drafting I

    3.0 Credits
    Focuses on basic computer aided drafting skills using the latest release of CAD software. Includes file management, Cartesian coordinate system, drawing set ups, drawing aids, layer usage, drawing geometric shapes, editing objects, array, text applications, basic dimensioning, and Help access.
    Prev. Course Codes: GRD-245, COA-050, COA-242
    LECLB 67.5 Clock hours
  
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       CAD 103 - AutoCAD LT

    3.0 Credits
    Focuses on 2D documentation using AutoCAD LT. Student needs a basic understanding of the fundamentals of drafting.
    LECLB 67.5 Clock hours
  
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       CAD 119 - Intermediate CAD I

    3.0 Credits
    Serves all areas of technical graphics. Includes producting two-dimensional working drawings using applications of geometric construction, intersection and development methods, and animation techniques. Databases and file management systems are incorporated into the learning experience to improve and increase production time of technical drawings.
    LECLB 67.5 Clock hours
  
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       CAD 175 - Special Topics

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.
    LECLB
  
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       CAD 224 - Revit

    3.0 Credits
    Provides students with the sofware application training in AutoDesk Revit necessary to produce 3D architectural models and 2D drawings utilizing AIA standards.
    LECLB 67.5 Clock hours
  
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       CAD 227 - Advanced Revit

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CAD 224 ; Minimum grade C-.
    This course focuses on the advanced applications of the Revit software. Includes family editing, topographic site plans, worksharing, phases, advanced scheduling, custom annotation, and presentation techniques.
    LECLB 67.5 Clock hours

Computer Information Systems CIS

  
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       CIS 103 - Learning Windows

    1.0 Credits
    Provides foundational skills in Windows operating system for personal use. This course is designed for the more mature learner and/or those students who wish to advance at a slower pace.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 105 - Learning Email & the Internet

    1.0 Credits
    Provides foundational skills in email and Internet applications for personal use. This course is designed for the more mature learner and/or the student who wishes to advance at a slower pace.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 110 - Introduction to the PC

    1.0 Credits
    Provides the beginning computer user with hands-on experience in the elementary use of the personal computer. This course introduces the basic features of and the terminology associated with personal computers, including topics such as database, spreadsheet, and word processing.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-100, CIS-012, CSC-012, CSC-011A-C, CSC-111A-C, CSC-121
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 112 - Mobile Computing With Laptops

    1.0 Credits
    Introduces the student to laptop computers. The course includes the special features of laptop computers that differentiate them from desktop computers. The course allows the student to make use of the ability of a laptop computer to be used at many locations with wireless connections. Students are taught the uses of the special hardware available for laptop computers, and are taught how to install and us various software on them.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CIS 115 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Focuses on an overview of the needs for, and roles of, computer information systems. Emphasizes computer requirements in organizations, history, hardware functions, programming, systems development, and computer operations. Introduces computer applications.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CIS 118 - Introduction to PC Applications

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Introduces computer concepts and components, as well as application suite software and the Internet. Includes descriptions of, and hands-on experiences with, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, operating environments, and other common PC application packages.
    Prev. Course Codes: CSC-112, CSC-151
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 124 - Intro to Operating Systems

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS-100, CIS 110 , or CIS 118 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces concepts, terminology and hands on skills in the use of DOS and Windows. Emphasizes navigation, file manipulation, file creation and troubleshooting.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-110, CSC-035
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 128 - Operating System: (name of software)

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Introduces the functions and capabilities of Microsoft Windows. Includes configuring and modifying the operating system environment.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-112, CIS-136, CIS-235
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 130 - Introduction to Internet

    1.0 Credits
    Enhances the student’s knowledge of the Internet and its resources. Individuals learn terminology in dealing with the Internet. Includes privacy and copyright issues with information retrieved from the Internet. Students experience the use of e-commerce, multimedia and e-mail. Explores searching the Internet and credibility of information obtained with searches.
    Prev. Course Codes: CWB-100
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 131 - Word Processing I

    1.0 Credits
    Gives the student an introductory working knowledge of word processing. The student will create, edit, format, save, and print documents. The student will use spell check, grammar check, and thesaurus features. The student will format text, paragraphs and pages, change margins, and use the find and replace feature as well as create envelopes and labels.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-120
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 132 - Word Processing II

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 131 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Increases the student’s working knowledge of word processing. In this module, the student will learn to use the merge function. The student will create multiple page reports using headers, footers, footnotes, endnotes, and page numbers. The student will create and format documents using columns and tables.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 133 - Word Processing III

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 131  and CIS 132 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Increases the student’s working knowledge of word processing. In this module, the student will learn to use borders, drawing, word art, and graphics. The student will create macros, charts, outlines, styles, and fill-in forms. The student will also sort and select records. This course is the third in a series of modules.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 135 - Complete PC Word Processing (software package)

    3.0 Credits
    Explores a complete array of word processing skills. The skills needed to create, edit, format and print documents are covered. Other topics include character, paragraph, and page formats, the use of spelling checkers and thesaurus, hyphenation, tables, mail merge, document design, and graphics.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 140 - Microsoft Outlook

    1.0 Credits
    Introduces the functions used in Microsoft Outlook, including e-mail messages, calendar, contacts, tasks, journals, and notes.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-185
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 141 - PC Databases I: (software)

    1.0 Credits
    Introduces the student to the functions of a database using selected software. It includes skills such as file creation, searches, sorts, simple editing and indexes.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 145 - Complete PC Database

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 110 , CIS 118 , or CIS 115 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Explores a complete array of database skills. Includes table, query, form, and report creation and modification. Other topics include application integration and automation of database tasks within the database.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-140, CSC-023, CSC-023A, CSC-023D, CSC-023A, CSC-123A
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 151 - Spreadsheets I:(software)

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Introduces the student to concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet. Topics include creating a worksheet, developing a professional looking worksheet, and creating charts.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 152 - Spreadsheets II: (software)

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 151 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Continues the concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet learned in the introduction class. Topics include working with lists, integrating appropriate software with other Windows programs, and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 153 - Spreadsheets III: (software)

    1.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 151  and CIS 152  ; Minimum grade C-.
    Continues to build electronic spreadsheet skills. This course introduces the student to concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet. Topics include calculations, built-in functions, and spredsheet design; also an introduction to graphics, database, and macros.
    LEC 15
  
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       CIS 155 - Complete Spreadsheet: (software)

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 110 , CIS 115 , or CIS 118 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Exposes the student to a wide range of uses of the electronic spreadsheet with special emphasis on using it as a business tool. Includes fundamentals and terms, creating and saving workbooks, entering and using formulas, formatting, printing, multiple page workbooks, creating charts, entering and using functions, managing lists, and simple macros.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-150, CSC-022, CSC-022A, CSC-022B, CSC-022C, CSC-022D, CSC-122A, CSC-122B, CSC-140AA
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 161 - Presentation Graphics I

    1.0 Credits
    Introduces the development of presentation graphics materials including graphs, charts, illustrations, and diagrams. Emphasizes effective communication. Prior Windows experience or intro-level computer skills required.
    LECLB 22.5 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 165 - Complete Presentation Graphics: (software package)

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS-100, CIS 110 , or CIS 118 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on the development of presentation graphic materials including graphs, charts, illustrations, and diagrams. Emphasizes effective communication through computerized presentations. Covers features of PowerPoint and effective presentation techniques.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 167 - Desktop Publishing

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS-100, CIS 110 , or CIS 118 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces the concepts and applications for desktop publishing. Emphasizes page layout and design with techniques for incorporating text and graphics and final production of printed documents.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-137, CIS-135, CIS-041, CSC-041, CSC-044, CSC-245
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 168 - Introduction to Virtual Reality

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 110  or CIS 118 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces virtual reality. Topics include hardware, software, the evaluation of hardware and software via software demos, CD ROM based media, and the Internet. Students will use available software to create virtual worlds and animation sequences. VR goggles or gloves will not be used, but construction of these devices from off the shelf parts will be covered.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-163
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 172 - Introduction to Digital Video (software)

    1.0 Credits
    Students learn how to use digital video editing software to create, edit, and save movies. Students create movies using digital video clips, digital photos, and music. The basics of shooting good video, capturing video from a camera to a computer, creating movies for the web, and burning finished DVDs will be covered.
    LECLB 22.5 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 175 - Special Topics

    0.25 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue special topics of interest. The content of this course is designed on an as needed” basis to provide current, up-to-date information.”
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-290A
    LEC
  
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       CIS 202 - Automated Project Management: MS Project

    3.0 Credits
    Provides an in-depth exploration of project management techniques that use software to automate the project management processes. The course emphasizes project management strategies, goal setting and communication with team members, management, and vendors. Critical thinking, discussion, and real-world projects will be used to explore the creation of a task list, resource assignment, and leveling. Students will learn to use GANTT charts, milestones, Critical Path Methodology, PERT, project tracking, and reporting.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 210 - Introduction to Engineering Computing

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: MAT-201; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces methods used to solve typical engineering problems. Students will learn to use electronic spreadsheets and programming language and apply these skills to engineering projects.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-280
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 212 - Installing Software

    3.0 Credits
    Introduces the concepts of installing, troubleshooting problems, and customizing various software packages. Students will learn to support software applications for single and/or multiple users in a business environment. Both stand-alone and network installations will be addressed.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-286
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 218 - Advanced Pc Applications

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS-118; Minimum grade C-.
    Covers the advanced capabilities of a PC software applications suite. Emphasizes solving business problems by integrating data from all of the software applications that facilitate the production of useful information. Printed documents, reports, slides, and forms are produced to communicate information.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 220 - Fundamentals of Unix

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS-115 or CIS-118; Minimum grade C-.
    Covers the structure and fundamentals of the UNIX operating system. Includes the files system and file processing, various utility programs, and shell, multi-user operation, text processing and communications.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIC-212
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 240 - Database Design and Development

    3.0 Credits
    Introduces the basic concepts of relational databases, data storage, and retrieval. Covers database design, data modeling, transaction processing, and introduces the Structured Query Language for databases.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 267 - Management of Information Systems

    3.0 Credits
    Introduces the concepts and techniques of managing computer-based information resources. Includes hardware, software, personnel, control techniques, and the placement and integration of information systems resources within the organization.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CIS 275 - Special Topics

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue special topics of interest. The content of this course is designed on an as needed” basis to provide current, up-to-date information.”
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-270GS, CIS-290C
    LEC
  
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       CIS 287 - Cooperative Education

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides work experience for students to gain practical work experience related to their educational program.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-230B, CIS-130C
    COOP

Computer Networking Technology CNG

  
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       CNG 101 - Introduction to Networking

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Focuses on underlying concepts of data communications, telecommunications, and networking. Emphasizes the terminology and technologies in current networking environments and provides a general overview of the field of networking as a basis for continued study in the field.
    Prev. Course Codes: CNT-200
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 102 - Local Area Networks

    3.0 Credits
    Introduces Local Area Networking. Focuses on discussions and demonstrations of planning, installing, and supporting networks.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 103 - Wide Area Networks

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 102 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Provides the student with conceptual and working knowledge of how Local Area Networks communicate over a wide area. Introduces telephony, how the technology of switched voice communication channels of the public switched telephone networks are used for data communication and how voice data communications have become integrated.
    Prev. Course Codes: CNT-202
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 116 - Microcomputer Hardware

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: MAT 201 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces computer hardware. Since hardware depends upon specific software to make it work properly, the course also explores relevant software topics. The course covers taking computers apart, diagnosing and fixing minor problems, and upgrading PCs with new components.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-281
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 121 - Computer Technician I:A+

    4.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Provides students with an in-depth look at personal computer hardware, introduces O.S. features and security concepts, and covers interpersonal skills, all of which are necessary for a successful entry-level computer service technician position. Provides extensive hands-on work with computer systems, PC setup and configuration, and basic maintenance and troubleshooting. This course helps prepare you for the CompTIA A+ Essentials Exam.
    LEC 60 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 122 - Computer Technician II: A+

    4.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 121 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Teaches students to upgrade, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot current and legacy MS Windows operating systems. In addition, students will learn to install, configure, and troubleshoot device drivers. Students will also learn to identify the network capabilities of the operating system and configure the operating system to connect to the network. This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ OS Technologies exam.
    LEC 60 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 124 - Networking I: Network+

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Provides students with the knowledge necessary to understand, identify, and perform necessary tasks involved in supporting a network. Covers the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking, such as installing and configuring the TCP/IP. This course also prepares students for the Network II: Network+.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 125 - Networking Ii: Network+

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 124 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Continues to provide students with the knowledge necessary to implement and support a network. Focuses on the vendor-independent networking skills and concepts that affect all aspects of networking. The Networking I and II: Network+ courses prepare students for the Network+ certification.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 128 - It Essentials Ii: Network Operating Systems

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 122 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces multi-user, multi-tasking network operating systems. Focuses on characteristics of the Linux, Unix, Windows 2000, NT, and XP network operating systems. Explores a variety of topics including installation procedures, security issues, backup procedures and remote access. The course prepares the student for both the CompTIA Server + certification and the Linux + certification.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-262
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 131 - Network Security Fundamentals

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 101 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Delivers a comprehensive overview of network security including general security concepts. Communication Security is studied, including remote access, e-mail, the Web, directory and file transfer, and wireless data. Common network attacks are introduced. Cryptography basics are incorporated, and operational/organizational security is discussed as it relates to physical security, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Computer forensics is introduced.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 132 - Principles of Information Security

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Take CNG 101 ; Minimum grade C-;
    Examines the field of information security to prepare information systems students for their future roles as business decision-makers. This course presents a balance of the managerial and the technical aspects of information security. The concepts covered in this course should be helpful for students working toward the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 133 - Network Security: Fire Walls and Intrusion Detection and Network Security

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 101 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Teaches students the basics of network firewall security. It covers basic installation techniques, discusses how to make an intelligent choice of firewall technology, and presents basic firewall troubleshooting.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 175 - Special Topics

    0.5 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.
    LEC 15 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 180 - Internship I

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides the student with an introduction to personal computer repair in the work place.
    CLIN
  
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       CNG 181 - Internship II

    1.0 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides the student with an introduction to personal computer repair in the work place.
    CLIN
  
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       CNG 210 - Windows 2000 Network and Operating Essentials

    3.0 Credits
    Provides individuals new to Microsoft Windows 2000 with the knowledge necessary to understand and identify the tasks involved in supporting Windows 2000 networks. Introduces an overview of networking concepts and how they are implemented in Windows 2000. Provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for course CNG 212 , Implementing Windows 2000 Professional and Server.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 211 - Windows XP Configuration

    3.0 Credits
    Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the implementation and desktop support needs of customers who are planning to deploy and support Microsoft Windows XP Professional in a variety of network operating system environments.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 212 - Managing an MS Windows Server Environment

    4.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: Requires college-level reading.
    Provides students with the knowledge and skills that are required to manage accounts and resources, maintain server resources, monitor performance, and safeguard data in a Microsoft Windows Server environment.
    LEC 60 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 224 - Microsoft Windows Wireless Network

    3.0 Credits
    Provides the student with the Microsoft official curriculum from the Microsoft Regional Academy. Offers detailed instruction on the foundation concepts and technologies of wireless data networking. Upon completion of this course, students are prepared to take the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNP) certification exam.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 260 - Cisco Network Associate I

    5.0 Credits
    Introduces network fundamentals, the OSI model and industry standards, IP addressing (subnet masks) and basic network design.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-206
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 261 - Cisco Network Associate II

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 260 ; Minimum grade C-,T;
    Focuses on router theory and technologies, including router configurations, protocols, network management and introductory LAN switching.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-207
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 262 - Cisco Network Associate III

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 261 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on advanced routing and switching configurations, LAN switching, network management, and advanced network design.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-208
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 263 - Cisco Network Associate IV

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 262 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on project-based learning, including advanced network design projects and advanced management projects. This course and CNG 260 , CNG 261  and CNG 262  prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-209
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 264 - Home Technology Integration

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 101  with C- or higher.
    Introduces the elements of home automation technology in preparation for the HTI+ industry certification examination. There are six broad areas of the home technology environment that HTI systems generally control: Internet and home network connectivity, video and audio, telecommunications, home security, utility management, and appliance automation and control. HTI is evolving toward central control of all these systems.
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 265 - Cisco Network Professional I

    5.0 Credits
    Focuses on using Cisco routers connected in LANs and WANs typically found at medium to large network sites. Emphasizes selection and implementation of the appropriate Cisco IOSTM services required to build a scalable, routed network. Includes theories and tasks that network managers and administrators need to use and perform when managing access and controlling overhead traffic in growing, routed networks once connectivity has been established. This course is the first in a series of four semesters pertaining to CCNP Certification. Note: CCNA certification or completion of CCNA courses is required.
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 266 - Cisco Network Professional II

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 265 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on using and configuring Cisco routers remotely connected in WANs found in medium to large network sites. Emphasizes how to select WAN topologies, devices, protocols, and implement the appropriate Cisco IOS services required for remotely accessing network resources. Includes selecting WAN components, configuring asynchronous modems, PPP, Frame Relay and ISDN protocols, NAT, X.25: TACACS+Server, Dial Backup, and Managing Network Performance with Queuing and Compression together with requisite router configurations. This is the second course in a series of four semesters pertaining to CCNP certification.
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 267 - Cisco Network Professional III

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 266 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on using and configuring Cisco routers and switches to connect LANs and WANs found at medium to large network sites. Covers the selection and implementation of the appropriate Cisco IOS services required to build scalable, routed, switched and multi layered switched networks. Includes theories and tasks that network managers and administrators need to perform when managing access and controlling overhead traffic in growing, routed networks once connectivity has been established. This is the third course in a series of four semesters pertaining to CCNP Certification.
    LEC 75 Clock hours
  
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       CNG 268 - Cisco Network Professional IV

    5.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CNG 267 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Focuses on methodologies that provide systematic and efficient approaches to troubleshooting and support of networks and network components. Emphasizes troubleshooting tools, software testing products, protocol overviews, TCP/IP features, LAN switching, VLAN broadcasts and security, routing and switching architectures, Frame Relay, ISND, Novel IPX, Apple Talk, EIGRP, OSPH, and BGP. This is the fourth course in a series of four semesters pertaining to CCNP Certification.
    LEC 75 Clock hours

Computer Science CSC

  
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    ✽ CSC 119 - Introduction to Programming

    3.0 Credits
    Focuses on a general introduction to computer programming. Emphasizes the design and implementation of structured and logically correct programs with good documentation. Focuses on basic programming concepts, including numbering systems, control structures, modularization, and data processing. A structured programming language is used to implement the student’s program designs.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-119, CSC-125, CSC-127, CSC-128, CSC-129, CSC-131, CSC-132, CSC-127, CSC-128, CSC-129, CSC-161, CSC-162, CSC-163, CSC-152
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 126 - Game Design & Development

    3.0 Credits
    Combines problem-solving techniques with computer game design and implementation to introduce the student to basic gaming and computer science concepts. Students design, implement, and test computer games using software that allows for basic game creation through a wide variety of game creation tools; no prior programming experience is required.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 150 - Visual Basic Programming

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CSC 119 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces programming and applications development for the Microsoft Windows Programming environment using Visual Basic for Windows.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-166, CIS-160, CSC-126, CSC-160, CSC-153, CSC-259
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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    ✽ CSC 160 - Computer Science I: (language)

    4 Credits
    Introduces students to the discipline of computer science.  Covers algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs, and input/output operations using a structured programming language.  Requires intensive lab work outside of class time.
    LEC 45 LAB 30
  
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       CSC 216 - Computer Game Logic & Design

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CSC 126  and CSC 119 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Teaches the fundamentals of two and three-dimensional game programming. The course includes use of graphics, sounds, and multiple input devices.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 233 - Object-Oriented Programming in C++

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CSC 119 ; Minimum grade C-; or with instructor approval.
    Covers all syntactical components of the C++ language including arrays, structures, pointers, functions, and classes. Emphasizes inheritance, overloading, and polymorphism. Focuses on writing clear, properly-structured, and well-documented programs using the C++ language and object-oriented methodology. This is an advanced course in C++ programming.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 235 - Microsoft Visual C++

    3.0 Credits
    Introduces the use of the Microsoft Foundation Class Library for Microsoft windows programming. Enables the student to utilize Visual C++ AppWizard to create complete Windows applications employing the document/view architecture. Explores the Visual C++ resource editor to create menus, toolbars, controls, and dialogs and use Class Wizard to handle Windows messages. Successful completion of CSC 119 , Introduction to Programming, prior to taking this course advised.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 240 - Java Programming

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: MAT 107  or MAT 108 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Introduces Java programming language and covers basic graphics, events/procedures, user interface, and libraries. Enables the student to write and execute a variety of Java programs. Incorporates Java Applets into HTML.
    Prev. Course Codes: CIS-168
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 260 - Introduction to ASP.NET

    3.0 Credits
    Teaches students how to create a simple Microsoft ASP.NET application that delivers dynamic content to the Web.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CSC 275 - Special Topics

    0.5 - 6.0 Credits
    Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.
    LEC

Computer Web-Based CWB

  
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       CWB 110 - Complete Web Authoring

    3.0 Credits
    Prerequisites: CIS 118  or CIS 128 ; Minimum grade C-.
    Explores the complete set of web authoring skills using HTML and/or other scripting languages. Includes links, backgrounds, controlling text and graphic placement, tables, image maps, frames and forms.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
  
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       CWB 130 - Web Editing Tools

    3.0 Credits
    Provides tools used for designing and building Web pages that are easy to use and have a pleasing look. The student will develop Web pages using various software programs. Use of images, forms, frames, tables, templates, and layers will be covered.
    LEC 45 Clock hours
 

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