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Computer Applications

Keyboarding skills of 25 words per minute or enrollment in OFTECH 1A or 9 are recommended for computer applications classes.

CIS 1, Computer Concepts with Applications    3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

*No UC credit for CIS 1 or 4 if taken after CS 3.

This beginning course covers the broad use of personal computers. Topics include a description of microcomputer components, input and output devices, networking, and microprocessing concepts. Beginning word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet, Windows, and programming concepts are introduced. Hands-on experience is provided in a microcomputer lab. Note: Programming, computer science or engineering students should enroll in Computer Science 3.

*No UC credit will be granted if taken after CS 3. This course uses Microsoft Word 2010 and Windows 7.

1363   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1364   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1365   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1366   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1367   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 250   Staff

1368   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1368 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1369   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1369 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1370   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1370 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1371   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1371 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1372   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1372 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4083   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 259   Kurtz K A

CIS 4, Introduction to Computers, Business Applications    3 units

Transfer: *UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This is not a beginning computing course. It is recommended that students take CIS 1 prior to CIS 4. Ability to keyboard 25 words per minute is recommended. *No UC credit for CIS 1 or 4 if taken after CS 3.

This course covers the broad use of microcomputers in business. Designed to familiarize students with the Microsoft Office Suite, it includes the study of word processing using Word, spreadsheet software using Excel, database software using Access, and presentation software using PowerPoint, as well as Windows and integration concepts.

This course teaches Word 2010, Excel 2010, Access 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and Windows 7.

1373   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1374   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

1375   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 255   Jerry G S

1376   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

Above section 1376 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

1377   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

Above section 1377 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

1378   11:00a-2:05p Th   BUS 259   Rothaupt B L

1379   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 255   Jerry G S

1380   2:15p-3:35p MW   BUS 259   Canada S A

Above section 1380 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1381   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

Above section 1381 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1382   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 253   Canada S A

1383   3:45p-5:05p TTh   BUS 259   Staff

1384   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1384 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1385   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1385 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1386   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1386 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1387   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1387 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1388   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1388 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1389   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1389 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1390   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1390 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1391   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1391 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4084   5:15p-6:35p MW   BUS 253   Canada S A

4085   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 203   Hammond C M

Above section 4085 is for Mac users and utilizes MS Office 2011 for the Mac and Mac OSX.

4086   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 253   Simmonds A R

CIS 9A, Technology Project Management I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3 or CIS 1.

This course covers the fundamentals of Project Management theory, implementation, and best practices. It is aimed at students who work mostly in the Technology sectors covering software and website development, and other areas of computer science or information systems. Students will learn the theory, as well as the use of Project Management software to plan, track and manage project resources. Topics covered include project life cycles, tasks, schedules, resources, and costs.

CIS 9A is the same course as CS 9A. Credit may be earned for one, not both.

1392   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1392 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 23, Intermediate Geographic Information Systems    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 20.

This course emphasizes GIS principles and methodology used in both the private and public sectors. Hands-on applications using both raster and vector data and technology will expose students to more advanced understanding of GIS. Students will learn various methods of data acquisition, including Global Positioning Systems (GPS) as well as the World Wide Web. The add-on modules extend the analytical capabilities of ArcView and allow input of map features and conversion of feature themes from raster to vector. This course will also provide an introduction to several of ArcView’s extension including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst. Students will complete a “Model Builder” to be used in siting new solar sites. Spatial Analysis will include slope and aspect maps, neighborhood and zone analysis. The course will present single and multi-layer statistical operations including classification, coordination, and modeling analysis.

CIS 23 is the same course as Geog 23 and GIS 23. Students may receive credit for one.

4087   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 250   Wang JI

CIS 30, Microsoft Excel    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 4.

This course includes a detailed study of business applications using Microsoft Excel spreadsheet package. Topics include the commands, formats, and functions of Excel with emphasis on its use as a problem solving and financial analysis tool. Students will also learn to create macros, customize toolbars and menus, and integrate Excel with other applications and the World Wide Web. Students will also have an introduction to writing Visual Basic code.

CIS 30 has replaced CIS 31 in all CSIS degree and certificate programs. This course uses Microsoft Excel 2010 Professional.

1393   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 1393 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 32, Microsoft Access    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 4.

This course presents an introduction to relational database management systems using Microsoft Access. It is designed to familiarize the student with Microsoft Access and its application in the business world. Topics include: designing, maintaining and querying a database; creating forms, reports, and macros; and an introduction to writing Visual Basic code.

This course uses Microsoft Access 2010.

1394   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1394 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 35, QuickBooks   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1 or 4 and Accounting 1 or 21.

This course provides the student with a realistic approach to computerized, integrated accounting principles using QuickBooks software package. Students will work with the various components of an accounting system in an ongoing business, as well as set up an accounting system for a new company. Topics include the creation of a QuickBooks company, and the analysis of financial statements, reports and graphs. Students will gain experience in the creation and use of invoices, purchase orders, inventory, bank accounts, and payroll. In addition, students will be able to complete the entire accounting cycle including recording adjusting entries and making corrections on the transactions as needed. Hands-on experience is provided in a microcomputer lab.

CIS 35 is the same class as Accounting 35. Student may earn credit for one, but not for both. This class uses QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition 2012.

1395   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 255   Valdivia O

1396   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L

Above section 1396 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1397   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L

Above section 1397 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 37A, Microsoft Word I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

Ability to keyboard 25 words per minute is recommended.

Through the use of Microsoft Word software, skills are developed in creating, revising, formatting, storing, and printing a variety of business documents. Skills are developed from basic functions through utilizing features such as AutoText, columns, custom tab settings, mail merge, envelopes, labels, templates, headers/footers, footnotes, and editing tools. Emphasis is placed on office-quality production of documents.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2010.

1398   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1398 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 37B, Microsoft Word II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 37A.

Using Microsoft Word, with an emphasis on the production of professional quality business copy, students learn to increase productivity through the use of automated features and multiple windows. Students develop problem solving skills through the repetitive use of document revisions and trouble-shooting assignments. Additionally, students develop advanced skills in areas of interest ranging from legal applications to graphics and brochures or newsletters.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2010.

1399   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1399 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 39, MS Outlook – Comprehensive Course    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1.

Microsoft Outlook has become a primary means of office communication and task management. In this course the student will learn to effectively use all features of Outlook e-mail, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes; create and manage Outlook folders; collaborate with others for scheduling meetings and resources; configure and customize Outlook; integrate Outlook with Microsoft Word Mail Merge and Collaboration features; and convert e-mail attachments to Adobe Acrobat format.

This course uses Microsoft Outlook 2010.

1400   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1400 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 40, InDesign    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 4. • Skills Advisory: English 1 or Business 31.

Desktop publishers design and produce everything from newsletters and brochures to books and magazines for their clients and employers. In this class, students will develop the skills to integrate text and graphics to design high-quality business publication documents and layouts. Students will create and edit graphics, scan text and images and prepare projects for print or for the Web. This class covers the objectives necessary for the Adobe InDesign certification.

This course uses Adobe InDesign CS 5.

1401   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1401 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 19, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 50, Internet, HTML, and Web Design    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1.

This hands-on course provides all the skills necessary to navigate, create and manage content on the World Wide Web. Students will become familiar with the Internet and its underlying technology and security. The course also covers the principles of Web page design, the use of graphics and other media files, and the creation of linked documents. Students will use both HTML and a Web authoring program to create and edit Web pages and will have the opportunity to put their Web sites online by publishing to a Web server.

1402   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUS 250   Clark G B

Above section 1402 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

1403   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 1403 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

3265   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 3265 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 51, HTML5, CSS3, and Accessibility    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 50. • Skills Advisory: Students should have a working knowledge of Windows.

HTML5 is the next generation HTML. This hands-on course will explore the differences between HTML5 and XHTML, validating pages to current Web standards and using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) exclusively to control the look and feel of a site. Students will create and enhance Web pages with links, graphics, tables, and forms. Proper use of HTML5 and CSS3 can provide true separation of content, structure, and presentation in Web pages, making them structurally sound, easier to maintain, and more consistent with legal requirements for accessibility.

1404   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUS 250   Clark G B

Above section 1404 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

1405   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1405 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1406   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clark G B

Above section 1406 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 54, Web Page Development and Scripting I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 51 or CIS 59A, or Graphic Design 66.

This course is for Web site designers who need to extend their skills beyond HTML in the development of Web sites through the use of scripting. The course covers both client and server side scripting. Topics include creating animated Web pages, client-side forms validation, browser detection, popup windows, processing forms data, and generating dynamically updated Web pages.

CIS 54 is the same course as Entertainment Technology 33. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

1407   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chaban M

Above section 1407 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 55, Advanced WebPage Development and Scripting    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 54.

This course is for web designers who want to expand their knowledge of creating script-based Web pages. Students will learn the more advanced techniques used in today’s websites. This course assumes a good foundational knowledge of HTML 4, JavaScript and a server-side scripting language such as ASP, PHP, CFM, or ASP.NET. Students will learn how to extend JavaScript to create interactive, dynamic Web pages using Dynamic HTML, incorporate cookies, hidden fields, create animations, write search functions, and interface with databases. MySQL or Microsoft Access will be used to create data driven applications, such as a shopping cart, or a mailing list. At the completion of this course, students will be proficient in designing and developing interactive Web sites.

1408   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chaban M

Above section 1408 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 56,Web Media Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 59A and CIS 60A.

Web media is a woven combination of text, graphics, sound, animation, and video elements. The course is designed to provide students who are familiar with creating Web experiences, the skills to add the dimensions of time, sound, motion, and interactivity to their experience designs, including Internet and mobile technologies, via a variety of authoring tools. Through lectures, demonstrations, and projects, students will complete solid portfolio Web experiences.

4088   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 255   St Amant K

CIS 59A, Dreamweaver I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 50.

This is an introductory course in learning Web page design with Dreamweaver. Students will learn techniques for designing Web pages and expand their knowledge of HTML, Dynamic HTML, and JavaScript. Students will learn to integrate images, sound, and other multimedia using Dreamweaver. This course covers Web site creation and management features including Web file management, navigation bars, formatting text styles, Cascading Style Sheets, and content management. Upon completing this course, students will be ready to plan, build, upload, and maintain a professional Web site.

This course uses Adobe Dreamweaver CS 5.

1409   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1409 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 59B, Dreamweaver II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 59A.

This course examines advanced Web development techniques and concepts utilizing the Dreamweaver toolset. Topics covered include site architecture, Web project management, integration with dynamic Web development tools, code management and site enhancements. Students will learn to enhance the development of Dreamweaver Web pages utilizing server-side includes, dynamic XHTML & XML, and intelligent use of graphics and color schemes. Additional topics will include the CSS toolset, site management utilizing cascading templates & libraries, including cutting edge technologies (RSS, podcasting), and dynamic content design with XML tools. Dreamweaver extension manager and use of extensions will also be covered.

This course uses Adobe Dreamweaver CS 6.

4089   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 255   St Amant K

CIS 60A, Photoshop I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1.

This course is for the non-design student interested in learning Photoshop using Personal Computers (PCs). Students will learn image creation and editing using Adobe Photoshop. Students learn to create, repair and modify images, scan photos, plan composite images and create special effects for use in a variety of applications.

This class uses Adobe Photoshop CS 5.

1410   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 250   Valdivia O

1411   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1411 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 17 to Dec 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4090   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 255   St Amant K

CIS 62A, Flash I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 50.

In this course students who are not design majors will learn to use Flash. Topics will include the creation of graphic elements using Flash’s unique drawing tools, turning graphic elements into animation, and introduction to ActionScripting techniques for the creation of interactive movies.

This course uses Adobe Flash CS 5.

4091   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 255   Bolandhemat F

CIS 64, Illustrator    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 60A.

This course is for the non-design students interested in learning Adobe Illustrator using Personal Computers for Windows. Students will develop the skills and use a variety of tools to create sophisticated illustrations, logos, advertisements, and other business media graphics for the Web. This class covers the objectives necessary for the Adobe Illustrator certification.

This course uses Adobe Illustrator CS 5.

1412   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1412 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 14, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 88A, Independent Studies in CIS    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1413   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F

CIS 90B, Internship in Computer Applications    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with the opportunity of on-site work experience in a computer lab. Students spend time weekly in a supervised computer facility.

1416   Arrange-8 Hours    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F

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