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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.

1095   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 259   Rahni M

1096   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 259   Simmonds A R

1097   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1097 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1098   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 253   Canada S A

Above section 1098 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information.

1099   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

1100   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1100 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1101   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1101 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1102   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1102 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1103   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hammond C M

Above section 1103 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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.

1104   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1104 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.

4007   6:30p-9:40p MW   BUS 255   El-Khoury N R

Above section 4007 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 08.

CIS 38, Microsoft PowerPoint    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CIS 1.

Through the use of PowerPoint software, skills are developed in planning, creating, formatting, enhancing and delivering presentations for business applications. Topics include audience analysis, selection of presentation media, and the creation and presentation of slides, transparencies, and posters. The use of animation, sound and other special effects, as well as Web publishing techniques, will be covered.

This course uses Microsoft Powerpoint 2010.

1105   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1105 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.

1106   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F

Above section 1106 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.

1107   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1107 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.

1108   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1108 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

IMPORTANT! Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the "Labs" link.

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