Sep 28, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

 

 

Business Computer Application

  
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    BCA 112 - Introduction to Data Processing


    3 Credit(s)
    Familiarization with fundamental business data processing applications and concepts. Presents a broad view of data processing topics and emphasizes the impact of the computer on our society. Students learn the concepts of magnetic storage media, file organization, data representation, communication, input/output, operating system software, telecommunications and program development. While significant class time is devoted to understanding concepts, students receive practical application experience in the labs. Lecture Hours: 40 | Lab Hours: 16

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    BCA 212 - Introduction to Computer Business Applications


    3 Credit(s)
    This course presents an overview of application software concepts through hands-on exercises.  Experience is gained by working through progressively challenging exercises using business application software.  Practical use of spreadsheet, word processing, database, graphic programs, and integration is stressed. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    BCA 213 - Intermediate Computer Business Applications


    3 Credit(s)
    Presents advanced practical business applications through hands-on exercises.  Experience is gained by working through progressively challenging business-related exercises using a popular word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation application program as well as integration of the software applications and an internet browser.  Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): BCA 212  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Chemistry

  
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    CHM 110 - Introduction to Chemistry


    3 Credit(s)
    This course is an introduction to general and inorganic chemistry. One unit of organic chemistry is included. Topics covered are measurements, structure of the atom, elements, compounds, chemical equations, stoichiometry, acids and bases, and biochemistry. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 111 - Introduction to Chemistry Lab


    1 Credit(s)
    A laboratory experience that supports and applies basic concepts of inorganic, organic, and biochemistry using scientific methods of inquiry. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Corequisite(s): CHM 110  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 160 - Chemistry I


    3 Credit(s)
    This course deals with the structure of the atom, elements and the periodic table, chemical formulas, chemical equations, bonding, thermochemistry, gases, liquids and solids, and solution chemistry. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): MAT 102  or one year high school chemistry
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 161 - Chemistry I Lab


    1.5 Credit(s)
    Chemistry laboratory discipline, procedures, and skills are developed through a selection of experiments in inorganic chemistry and simple quantitative analysis. Appropriate personal and environmental safety procedures are included as a necessary part of the chemistry laboratory experience. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 48

    Corequisite(s): CHM 160  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 170 - Chemistry II


    3 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of Chemistry I (CHM 160 ).  It deals with solution chemistry, chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, transition metals, electrochemistry, and coordination chemistry. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 160  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 171 - Chemistry II Lab


    1.5 Credit(s)
    This course is a continuation of Chemistry I Lab (CHM 161 ) for the further development of laboratory skills and discipline.  More advanced experiments are selected to reinforce the classroom learning experience typically associated with a second semester General Chemistry course. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 160 , CHM 161  
    Pre-/Corequisite(s): CHM 170  

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 261 - Organic Chemistry I


    4 Credit(s)
    A sound basis as a first semester organic chemistry course for students majoring in the sciences and related pre-professional programs. Topics include nomenclature, stereochemistry, chemical bonding, reaction mechanisms, the characterization of hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers. Laboratory work correlates with lecture topics. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 160 , CHM 161  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CHM 271 - Organic Chemistry II


    4 Credit(s)
    A continuation of CHM 261 - Organic Chemistry I . Topics include the chemistry of aromatic compounds, carbonyl compounds, amines, and biologically important molecules. Emphasizes synthesis, reaction mechanisms, and spectroscopy. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): CHM 261  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Coaching Officiating

  
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    PEC 110 - Coaching Ethics, Techniques and Theory


    1 Credit(s)
    Theories and techniques used in coaching as well as sport psychology, pedagogy, sport physiology and ethics related to Standards for Professional Practice and Completed Performance. Lecture Hours: 17 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    PEC 115 - Athletic Development and Human Growth


    1 Credit(s)
    Exposes those interested in coaching authorization to an overview of the principles and concepts of human development across the life span with particular emphasis on childhood and adolescence. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    PEC 120 - Body Structure and Function


    1 Credit(s)
    Familiarization with the anatomy of body parts and physiology as they pertain to athletics. Introduces nutrition and proper conditioning principles. Lecture Hours: 12 | Lab Hours: 8

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    PEC 127 - Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


    2 Credit(s)
    Develops knowledge, skill and personal judgment in the prevention, care and treatment of athletic injuries. For those interested in obtaining the coaching endorsement. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 16

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.






Communication

  
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    COM 120 - Organizational Communication


    3 Credit(s)
    An applied and theoretical approach to investigate the formal and informal communications processes found in organizations. Applied aspects include interviewing, group work, formal and informal presentations and managing organizational communications through telecommunications technologies. Theoretical aspects explore and analyze the functional approach, the meaning-centered approach and several emerging perspectives on organizational communication. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ENG 105  or an equivalent college-level course in composition
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    COM 148 - Diversity and the Media


    3 Credit(s)
    A historical perspective and current analysis of diverse and under-represented peoples and how media depicts these groups. Defines the terms “diversity” and “media” using expansive working definitions that address the ever-changing nature of these terms. Helps students understand why and how stereotypical media portrayals persist and how they affect students’ knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    COM 723 - Workplace Communications


    3 Credit(s)
    Opportunity to develop as competent employees through instruction and practical application of communication skills expected in the work environment. Emphasizes listening, speaking and writing skills as they relate to the career needs of the students. Course is geared primarily to students in Association of Applied Science programs. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): SDV 200  or computer literacy is recommended.


Computer Aided Drafting

  
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    CAD 104 - Computer Aided Drafting


    3 Credit(s)
    This course provides students with an introduction into 2-dimensional Computer-Aided Design (CAD). Students will use industry-leading software, Autodesk AutoCAD, to create a variety of mechanical and architectural drawings. The course uses an exercise-intensive approach to cover topics found on the Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User exam. The goal is that students will have a solid foundation of the program to allow them to further build their skills in Advanced CAD and Rendering and Animation.  Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CAD 165 - Rendering and Animation


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces the creation of two- and three-dimensional animations using specially designed software and activities. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Corequisite(s): CAD 175  
  
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    CAD 172 - Introduction to CAD: AutoCAD


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces various drafting techniques available through computer-aided design technology. Students study problems and prepare design station activities that apply to their individual programs of study. Lecture Hours: 16 Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CAD 175 - Advanced CAD: AutoCAD


    2 Credit(s)
    In this course students will use AutoCAD software to construct 3D wireframe models, 3D surface models and 3D solid models. The goal is to use an exercise-intensive approach to provide students with the important 3D modeling techniques and concepts used in AutoCAD. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): CAD 104  or CAD 172  

Computer Networking

  
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    NET 103 - Troubleshooting


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides knowledge of basic troubleshooting skills which apply to the troubleshooting of microcomputer hardware and software. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    NET 107 - Hardware/Software Installation and Troubleshooting


    3 Credit(s)
    Designed to improve the student’s personal computer configuration and troubleshooting skills necessary to function as a PC support or help desk technician.  Topics include PC system’s overview, CPUs, primary and secondary storage, video monitors, network interfaces, power supply and troubleshooting techniques. Lecture Hours: 24 | Lab Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ELT 613  
  
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    NET 153 - Advanced Networking


    4 Credit(s)
    Helps students prepare for future employment in the networking area and prepares them to meet employer expectations by building internetworks with wide area connections. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 684  
  
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    NET 156 - Operating Systems


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides experiences to effectively control the operation and resource allocation of a computer system. Emphasizes effective internal resource management in general and how those principles apply to the mainframe, mid-range (AS/400) and microcomputer environments. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  or CIS 450  
  
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    NET 266 - CCNA Routing and Switching: Introduction to Networks


    3 Credit(s)
    This course covers the architecture, structure, functions and components of the Internet and other computer networks. Students achieve an understanding of how networks operate and how to build simple local area networks (LAN), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement Internet Protocol (IP). Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    NET 267 - CCNA Routing and Switching: Routing and Switching Essentials


    3 Credit(s)
    The second of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation. The second of two courses leading to the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT). 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 the 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. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 266  must be passed with a minimum grade of C- to progress in the Computer Technology major and all Cisco class requirements must be met to progress through the Cisco class sequence
  
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    NET 268 - CCNA Routing and Switching: Scaling Networks


    3 Credit(s)
    The third of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation. Course describes the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex networks. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality and by the end of the course, will be able to configure routers and troubleshoot routers and switches, resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks and develop knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 266 , NET 267  must be passed with a minimum grade of C- to progress in the Computer Technology major and all Cisco class requirements must be met to progress through the Cisco class sequence
  
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    NET 269 - CCNA Routing and Switching: Connecting Networks


    3 Credit(s)
    The fourth of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation. Course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. Students are enabled to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements and will learn how to configure and trouble shoot network devices, resolve common issues with data link protocols and develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 266 , NET 267 , NET 268  must be passed with a minimum grade of C- to progress in the Computer Technology major and all Cisco class requirements must be met to progress through the Cisco class sequence
  
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    NET 272 - Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (SRWE)


    4 Credit(s)
    This course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolve common issues with protocols in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 266  
  
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    NET 275 - Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation (ENSA)


    4 Credit(s)
    This course covers the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand how application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management tools enable network automation. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 272  
  
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    NET 282 - Storage Area Networking (SAN)


    2 Credit(s)
    This course focuses on storage technologies and protocols for Storage Area Networking (SAN). Storage Area Networks are the foundation for Virtualization, Data Centers and Cloud Computing. Students will be provided access to SAN hardware components and will construct SANs, networks and servers for a variety of network applications.     Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 267  
  
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    NET 285 - Virtualization


    2 Credit(s)
    Focuses on virtualization of computing machines for use in a data center and for cloud computing. Students will be provided access to data center hardware components and will construct, install, configure and manage host machines and storage to support virtualized operating systems. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 282  
  
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    NET 310 - Virtual Machines


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers the concepts of virtualization including hardware and software. Topics include benefits vs. risks analysis, installation and configuration, operation and maintenance, and disaster recovery. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 156  
  
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    NET 318 - Windows Server and Workstation


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces fundamental concepts and features of Windows client/server networking. Covers the basics of Windows Server and Workstation from the planning of the network to installing both client and server, managing the network using the administration tools, setting system security, installing applications and configuring network printers. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 266  or NET 725  
  
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    NET 402 - Linux Network Administration


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers the basic installation and administration of Linux operating system as a server. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 725  
  
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    NET 453 - UNIX


    3 Credit(s)
    Instruction in UNIX, a computer system used throughout the world that runs on virtually all types of computers. Teaches the basic skills required to get started in UNIX: starting and stopping a work session, entering commands and using the keyboard. Covers the use of the vi editor, sending and receiving messages and creating, displaying, manipulating directories and files. Covers the introduction to configuring UNIX as a server and shell scripting. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 142  or NET 725  
  
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    NET 684 - TCP/IP for Networking


    4 Credit(s)
    The implementation and administration of TCP/IP networks. Provides instruction on how data packets are sent between different networks, how to assign IP addresses to subnet, IP routing protocols, RIP and OSPF, as well as host address resolution services using ARP, DHCP and DNS. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): NET 725  
  
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    NET 725 - Networking Essentials


    3 Credit(s)
    Covers basic networking concepts, technologies and procedures. These concepts are applied in various hands-on activities, including building, monitoring and troubleshooting a simple home/small business network. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    NET 946 - Seminar


    3 Credit(s)
    Networking and training and technical support solutions are designed for a simulated business. Development of this solution synthesizes knowledge learned and skills developed in previous courses. Explores emerging trends and new topics in networking technology and training and technical support. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 505 , NET 103 , NET 318 , NET 684  

Computer Programming

  
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    CIS 101 - Computer Ethics


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides a study of ethics and moral philosophy as a means for providing a framework for ethically grounded decision making in the information age. Current regulation and practices pertaining to professional conduct and responsibility are studied. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    CIS 115 - Introduction to Large Computer Systems


    1 Credit(s)
    Introduces and explores concepts and operations of large computer systems. Emphasizes general operations, database files, output manipulation and screen design. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    CIS 122 - Programming Logic and Design


    3 Credit(s)
    Basic introduction to the design and development cycles utilized in many computer-related occupations. Covers structured program design and graphic design processes. Addresses designing logic, storyboards, thumbnail sketches, hierarchy charts, flowcharts and related design specifications and models for a variety of problems using various design methods and tools. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CIS 125 - Introduction to Programming Logic with Language


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces programming using Visual Basic. Net. Provides experience and practice in designing and writing a variety of programs utilizing Visual Basic.Net which help develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the computer, its capabilities and limitations and of application software. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): MAT 063  or qualifying placement score

  
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    CIS 142 - Computer Science


    4 Credit(s)
    The fundamentals of the C++ programming language using a console, Graphical User Interface (GUI), animation environment. Simple gaming applications are developed, debugged, and modified to reinforce concepts of the C++ programming language. The object-oriented programming foundation established prepares students for a course in data structures. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 125  or CIS 197  
  
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    CIS 153 - Data Structures


    4 Credit(s)
    C++ object-oriented programming language is used to teach about data structures. Course prepares students for many higher-level computer programming courses, giving them a background to understand any type of data structure used in computer programming. Applications for the Command Line Interface (CLI) and Graphical User Interface (GUI) are programmed by the students. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 142  or CIS 164  
  
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    CIS 160 - Introduction to Visual Languages


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces basic elements of programming in a visual language. Students become familiar with object-oriented program design, syntax and logic structures by gaining experience and practice in designing and coding a sequence of increasingly complex programs. Stresses good form design principles and structured and modular programming concepts. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  
  
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    CIS 161 - C++


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces the basic elements of procedural C++ programming. Students become familiar with the syntax and logic structures of C++ by gaining experience and practice in designing and coding a sequence of increasingly complex programs. Introduces object-oriented C++ programming later in the course. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  or CIS 450  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 164 - Advanced C++


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on object-oriented C++ programming. Students learn advanced logic structures of C++ by gaining experience and practice in designing and coding a sequence of increasingly complex programs. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 161  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 171 - Java


    3 Credit(s)
    The basic features of the Java programming language. Explores the concepts of object-oriented programming, event handling, user interface programming and graphic techniques. Practical experience is gained in creating and modifying GUI Java applications. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  or CIS 450  

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 177 - iOS Programming


    3 Credit(s)
    A basic introduction to the design and development of mobile applications for the Apple iOS platform from concept through completion of increasingly complex projects. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  or CIS 450  

  
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    CIS 197 - Fundamentals of Web Design


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces the student to the basics of the creation and maintenance of Web pages.  The hypertext markup language is used in the creation of Web pages.  Good screen layout and design principles are stressed.  The use of application software to create web pages is discussed.  Enhancements and extensions of HTML as well as the incorporation of scripting in creating web pages will be explored. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CIS 207 - Fundamentals of Web Programming


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces the basics of using programming languages in constructing dynamic websites. Covers advanced concepts of XHTML and CSS for basic page construction as well as the incorporation of programming languages such as JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, PERL, CGI, ASP. NET, RUBY, ADO.NET, MySQL. Creating dynamic processes when developing websites is emphasized. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 197 ; and CIS 122  or CIS 450  
  
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    CIS 242 - Information Security


    3 Credit(s)
    The focus of this course is on the fundamentals of information security, and includes a basic understanding of legal and ethical issues relating to cyberspace.  The course is taught with a mix of theory and hands-on applications. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 122  or CIS 450  and NET 725  
    Corequisite(s): NET 156 
  
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    CIS 282 - Intrusion Detection and Prevention


    3 Credit(s)
    Focus is on the physical systems and topologies that help identify harmful intrusions in a computer network environment followed by a systematic physical implementation of safeguards within the network. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 242 , NET 156  
    Corequisite(s): CIS 283  
  
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    CIS 283 - Incident Response and Disaster Recovery


    3 Credit(s)
    Focus on identifying vulnerabilities within computer networks and determining measures to counteract the possible risks and eventual damage. Taught with a mix of theory and hands-on applications. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 242 , NET 156  
    Corequisite(s): CIS 282  
  
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    CIS 303 - Introduction to Database


    3 Credit(s)
    An introduction to managing a database. Database terms are identified and definitions are standardized. An understanding of the physical and logical organization of data and the meaningful representation of data relationships and structures are presented and reinforced with hands-on examples. Evaluates methods to achieve these logical relationships such as linked lists, chains, pointers and inverted files. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 115  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 329 - Introduction to Data Analytics


    3 Credit(s)
    This course provides insight into data analysis and visualization.  Topics center around common tools used in industry: SQL software, Excel, Power BI, and Tableau. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

  
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    CIS 356 - Intermediate Data Analytics


    3 Credit(s)
    This course focuses on the programming language Python to explore more open approaches data analysis.  Emphasis is placed on manipulating data frames using the Pandas library.  Data collection methods and basic statistics are also addressed. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 329  
  
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    CIS 358 - Advanced Data Analytics


    3 Credit(s)
    This course presents students with popular data analysis methods and tools.  Topics center around machine learning and time-series forecasting. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): CIS 356  
  
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    CIS 400 - Introduction to Procedural Languages


    3 Credit(s)
    Introduces the basic elements of procedural languages. Presents logical structures, modular design, documentation techniques and file handling techniques. Familiarizes students with the syntax and logic structure of procedural languages by applying the language to a sequence of increasingly complex business application programs. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 115 ; and CIS 122  or CIS 450  
  
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    CIS 450 - Project Lead the Way® - Computer Science Principles


    3 Credit(s)
    CSD implements the College Board’s CS Principles framework. Using Python® as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cybersecurity and simulation. The course aligns with CSTA 3B standards. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): High school algebra I

  
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    CIS 505 - Structured Systems


    4 Credit(s)
    Analysis Information needed for effective participation in a business environment dependent upon computers and their applications. Emphasizes the application of a structured, top-down process for the development of computer-based information systems, the concept of a system development life cycle and methods for managing the complex tasks associated with the various system development life cycle phases. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in ENG 105 , SPC 112 , Psychology elective
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 614 - Advanced Visual Languages


    3 Credit(s)
    Provides knowledge of advanced programming techniques with a focus on object-oriented programming. Students learn advanced logic structures by designing and coding a sequence of increasingly complex programs and gain exposure to programming in a group environment. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 160  or CIS 161  
  
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    CIS 615 - Post-Advanced Software Applications


    3 Credit(s)
    Advanced data processing concepts which include using visual basic to complete practical applications for spreadsheets and charting, word processing, database management and presentation graphics. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): BCA 212 , BCA 213  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 649 - PC Clinic


    2 Credit(s)
    Provides an understanding of technical support issues faced within the computer industry. Discusses the role of the help desk and decisions affecting the success of technical support. Emphasizes on how people, processes, technology and information affect the typical help desk. Lecture Hours: 8 | Lab Hours: 48

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in NET 103  
    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CIS 732 - Programming Support


    3 Credit(s)
    This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of programming support issues faced within the computer industry.  The role of the programmer and decisions which affect the success of application systems are discussed.  Emphasis is placed on how people, processes, technology, and information affect the typical program. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 207 , CIS 161  
  
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    CIS 800 - Computer Project Seminar


    3 Credit(s)
    Students will develop a computerized solution to a simulated or real business problem.  The system will be developed in a team environment with emphasis placed on the knowledge and skills developed in previous computer courses.  The students will assess system needs, to determine the most appropriate solution to the specifications.  The course also explores emerging trends and new topics in information technology. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in CIS 303 , CIS 505 ; and CIS 161  or CIS 207  or CIS 400  

Computer Science

  
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    CSC 110 - Introduction to Computers


    3 Credit(s)
    Focuses on two parts of computing: computer literacy and computer applications. Presents updated and revised computer concepts. Includes an overview of computers and their uses, connecting and communicating online, evaluating options for home and work, productivity, graphics, security, web applications, digital security, ethics, privacy, threats, issues, and defenses. Includes the latest version of Microsoft Office and Windows concepts and skills. Overviews application software concepts through hands-on exercises. Students gain experience by working through progressively challenging exercises using business application software. Stresses practical use of spreadsheet, work processing, graphic programs, and integration. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 64

    Note: Corresponds to college or university lower division coursework.





  
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    CSC 116 - Information Computing


    3 Credit(s)
    This course presents the basic concepts of information systems and computer literacy. The course incorporates theory as well as hands-on practice which focuses on spreadsheets and database management systems (DBMS). Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 32


Construction

  
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    CON 100 - Basic Carpentry


    1 Credit(s)
    A residential-based carpentry program where students receive hands-on training in the proper use and maintenance of a typical construction hand and power tools. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/ CPR certification

  
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    CON 111 - Basic Drafting


    2 Credit(s)
    Fundamental knowledge of the principles of drafting equipment, lettering, freehand orthographic and pictorial sketching and orthographic instrument drawing. Includes lettering, dimensioning, symbols, conventions, sections and details. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CON 113 - Construction Printreading


    2 Credit(s)
    Stresses principles of interpreting trade blueprints and reading of specifications basic to all aspects of the trades. Deals with types of lines, development and arrangement of views, dimensioning practices and invisible edges. Incorporates practical problems from prints suited to the particular trade. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 32

  
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    CON 115 - Commercial Print Reading


    3 Credit(s)
    This course will cover the skills necessary to interpret construction drawings and specifications of light commercial buildings.  Additional topics include elevation views, symbols, notations, scaling and dimensional practices, structural information, detail drawings and plot plans. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    CON 209 - Introduction to Drywall


    1 Credit(s)
    Designed for students in a residential-based carpentry program to receive hands-on training in the field of drywall (gypsum) installation. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/ CPR certification

  
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    CON 336 - Care/Use of Hand/Power Tools


    1 Credit(s)
    Designed for students in a residential-based carpentry program to receive hands-on training in the proper use and maintenance of typical construction hand and power tools. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 369 - Cabinet Installation


    1 Credit(s)
    Designed for students in a residential-based carpentry program to receive hands-on training in the field of kitchen cabinet and bathroom vanity installation as well as the installation of counter tops and vanity tops. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 370 - Interior Doors and Hardware


    1 Credit(s)
    Designed for students in a residential-based carpentry program to receive hands-on training in the field of interior door installation, including pre-hung, bi-fold and pocket door frames. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 32

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 382 - Construction IV


    5 Credit(s)
    Designed for students with little or no experience in residential and commercial construction procedures. Instruction covers aspects of residential and commercial construction in both the laboratory and classroom. Students gain knowledge and participate in practical instruction and application of advanced: site layout, roof, floor, wall and stair systems, use of light equipment, welding, metal buildings and building skills to be a crew leader. Involvement in realistic practical construction projects will influence scheduling of these activities as well as necessitate inclusion of experiences related to the occupation. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 64

    Prerequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification
  
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    CON 383 - Building Codes and Specifications


    3 Credit(s)
    A study of the construction building codes recommended by U. S. government agencies, the National Board of Fire Underwriters and Electrical Code. Also presents the development of specifications as used by the construction trades. Specifications guide the complete construction process as to kind and quality of materials, workmanship and the relationship of the parties concerned with specific projects. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    CON 384 - Cabinet Making


    5 Credit(s)
    Designed to provide basic skills and knowledge to construct and finish kitchen cabinets and casework. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 96

  
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    CON 385 - Construction Estimating


    3 Credit(s)
    Involves reading and understanding working drawings to the point cost, time, labor and material estimates can be made for the construction project. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    CON 388 - Basic Construction Skills


    1.5 Credit(s)
    Basic background to the construction industry. Understanding is gained of the skills, knowledge and abilities required to be a successful crafts person. Incorporates an in-depth review of OSHA Safety Rules designed to familiarize students with National Safety Standards for residential and commercial construction Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 16

  
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    CON 391 - Construction II


    3 Credit(s)
    Designed for those with little or no experience in residential construction procedures. Covers aspects of residential construction in both the laboratory and classroom. Students gain knowledge of the construction trade, materials used, hand and power tools, floor systems, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing and window and exterior doors. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification
  
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    CON 393 - Construction III


    3 Credit(s)
    Designed for students with little or no experience in residential construction procedures. Instruction covers aspects of residential construction in both the laboratory and classroom. Students gain knowledge of exterior finishing, metal studs, stairs, dry walling, interior doors, ceilings, trim and cabinet installation. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 395 - Construction Lab II


    8.5 Credit(s)
    Emphasizes construction of residential and/ or small commercial type structures. Provides practical instruction and hands-on learning in safe/proper tool usage, floor systems, wall, ceiling and roof framing, roof finishing and windows and exterior doors installation. Involvement in realistic practical construction projects will influence scheduling of these activities as well as necessitate inclusion of experiences related to the occupation. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 272

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 396 - Construction Lab III


    7.5 Credit(s)
    Emphasizes construction of residential and/ or small commercial type structures. Provides practical instruction and hands-on learning in exterior finishing, stairs, drywalling, interior doors, ceilings, trim and cabinet installation. Involvement in realistic practical construction projects will influence scheduling of these activities as well as necessitate inclusion of experiences related to the occupation. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 240

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/ CPR certification

  
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    CON 397 - Construction I


    2 Credit(s)
    Introduces site layout, concrete foundations and flat work, concrete forming and the handling, placement and finishing of concrete. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/CPR certification

  
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    CON 398 - Construction Lab I


    4.5 Credit(s)
    Offers hands-on experience performing skills learned during Construction I lectures. During this lab experience, students will enroll online via CareerSafeOnline.com, complete and receive certification in the ten-hour OSHA Construction Industry Safety Standards. Lecture Hours: 0 | Lab Hours: 144

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): Proof of First Aid/ CPR certification

  
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    CON 413 - Building Trades I


    6 Credit(s)
    This course will cover the skills necessary to perform concrete construction practices. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 128

  
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    CON 414 - Building Trades II


    8 Credit(s)
    This course provides practical application and safe processes in the building trades in both laboratory and classroom. Students will gain knowledge of the materials used, hand and power tools, floor systems, wall, ceiling and roof systems, windows and doors. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 192

  
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    CON 415 - Building Trades III


    8 Credit(s)
    This course provides practice experience in the building trades in both laboratory and classroom. Students will gain further knowledge in the areas of exterior finishing, metal systems, stair systems, and interior finishing systems. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 192


Cosmetology

  
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    COS 110 - Basic Principles in Cosmetology


    4 Credit(s)
    This is a fundamental course in the area of cosmetology and is required before advancement into other courses.  Professionalism, communication and basic cosmetology styling techniques along with safety, disinfection and sanitation will be emphasized. Lecture Hours: 64 | Lab Hours: 0

  
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    COS 112 - Care of Skin and Scalp


    2 Credit(s)
    Provides a foundation of skin and scalp care and a basic understanding of the principles used in giving skin, scalp and hair treatments. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): COS 110  

  
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    COS 114 - Chemical Services II


    2 Credit(s)
    This course will focus on principles of nail diseases and disorders, manicuring, pedicuring and artificial nail services with an emphasis on safety and disinfection practices. Lecture Hours: 32 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in COS 110  
  
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    COS 119 - Practical Cosmetology Skills II


    7 Credit(s)
    Students will demonstrate and execute the fundamentals of the various techniques of hair styling and cutting, learn how to use tools and styling aids for different hair textures and continue to build on all cosmetologist skills. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0 | Clinical Hours: 192

    Prerequisite(s): COS 110 , COS 159  
  
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    COS 121 - Practical Cosmetology Skills IV


    7 Credit(s)
    Students will demonstrate chemical services in the lab setting. Implementation of permanent waving methods, application of different hair coloring services, hair relaxing and hair pressing, manicuring, pedicuring and knowledge of nail diseases and disorders and will continue to demonstrate and build on the skills developed in cosmetology. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0 | Clinical Hours: 192

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): COS 172  

  
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    COS 155 - Haircutting and Styling Techniques


    1 Credit(s)
    Teaches advanced haircutting procedures, how to use different tools for hair textures, and hair styling techniques. Lecture Hours: 16 | Lab Hours: 0

    Pre-/Corequisite(s): COS 110  

  
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    COS 156 - Chemical Services I


    3 Credit(s)
    This course is designed to provide the student with an educational approach to the significance of general anatomy and physiology, basics of chemistry, basics of electricity, chemical texture services, and haircoloring.  The student will obtain knowledge of cosmetology practices and expand their understanding through experience  as it relates to the cosmetology profession. Lecture Hours: 48 | Lab Hours: 0

    Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in COS 110  
 

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