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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.

1368   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1369   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1370   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1371   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1372   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1372 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1373   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1373 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1374   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1374 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1375   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1375 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1376   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1376 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1377   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rahni M

Above section 1377 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4084   6:45p-9:50p W   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.

1378   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1379   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

1380   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 255   Jerry G S

1381   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

Above section 1381 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 04.

1382   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 255   El-K Houry N R

Above section 1382 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

1383   11:00a-2:05p Th   BUS 259   Rothaupt B L

1384   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 255   Pakbaz M

Above section 1384 is part of the International Student First Semester Experience. Please see Special Programs section of the schedule of classes for details.

1385   3:45p-5:05p MW   BUS 253   Canada S A

1386   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1386 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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   Jerry G S

Above section 1387 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1389   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1389 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1390 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1392   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1392 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1393   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1393 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4085   5:15p-6:35p MW   BUS 253   Canada S A

4086   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 259   Hammond C M

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.

4087   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 203   Kurtz K A

CIS 9B, Technology Project Management II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 9A or CS 9A.

This course covers advanced topics of Project Management theory and practice. Students will learn how to manage projects with changing tasks and schedules, and to adjust their resources and budgets. Also covered are leadership and communication skills. Students will complement the theory with case studies and the use of Project Management software.

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

1394   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1394 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 20, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

GIS are computer-based systems used to collect, store and analyze geographic information. This course will present the concepts and applications of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Other related technologies, such as map reading, remote sensing and basic cartographic skills will also be explored.

CIS 20 is the same course as Geography 20 and GIS 20. Students may receive credit for one course only.

4088   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 250   Drake V G

   Arrange-2 Hours        

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.

1395   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 250   Valdivia O

1396   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 1396 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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.

1397   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1397 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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 2011.

1398   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 255   Valdivia O

1399   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L

Above section 1399 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1400   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L

Above section 1400 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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.

1401   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1401 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 06, 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.

1402   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1402 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, 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.

1403   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1403 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, 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.

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

Above section 1404 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 04.

1405   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 1405 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 51, XHTML, CSS, and Accessibility    3 units

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

XHTML is the next generation of HTML, a rewrite of HTML which adheres to XML standards. This hands-on course will explore the differences between HTML 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, frames, and forms. Proper use of XHTML and CSS 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.

1406   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUS 250   Clark G B

Above section 1406 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 06.

1407   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1407 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, 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.

1408   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chaban M

Above section 1408 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 57, Website Planning and Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 51 or CIS 59A.

This course provides the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience needed to deliver successful commercial websites. Students will learn the many pitfalls of website planning and production and how to overcome them. This includes understanding what is wanted, and learning how to create the website in a speedy and efficient manner. Students will learn how to manage the project and the client, and perfect techniques in design. Learning how to design for the intended audience, obtain content, select a proper navigation, incorporate various media (graphics, database, animations, etc.), deploy and maintain the website are the key elements covered. This is a hands-on course and the students will utilize newly learned skills to build a website for a client which can be added to their portfolio.

4089   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 255   Chaban M

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

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1409 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1410   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1410 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1411   11:15a-12:35p W   BUS 250   Clark G B

   Arrange-1.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clark G B

Above section 1411 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1412   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1412 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 06, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1413   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1413 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 05 to Jun 01, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 60B, Photoshop II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 60A.

This course is for non-design students who are experienced Photoshop users interested in learning the advanced techniques and new features in Photoshop using personal computers (PCs). Students will learn to apply advanced image creation and editing techniques using real-world assignments. Students will be able to create and modify images and photographs; create text using different filters and colors adjustments tools; create special effect by applying production tricks and techniques to Photoshop documents; create various components for the WEB as well as a variety of other applications.

This class uses Adobe Photoshop CS 5.

1414   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1414 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1415   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

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

Above section 1415 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 02, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CIS 62B, Flash II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 62A.

In this course, students who are non-design majors will learn to take their Flash skills to the next level by taking advantage of its scripting language, ActionScript, which offers a more robust programming model and better object-oriented programming support. Topics will include learning how ActionScript can control graphic, sounds, and text. To create user-interface elements, and learn how Flash communicates with outside applications such as Web browsers.

This course uses Adobe Flash CS 5.

1416   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

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

Above section 1416 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 04, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via 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.

1417   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F

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