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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.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2010 and Windows 7.

1108   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 259   Rahni M

1109   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 259   Simmonds A R

1110   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1110 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1111   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L

Above section 1111 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.

1112   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 253   Canada S A

Above section 1112 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

1113   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

1114   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

1115   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1115 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1116   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S

Above section 1116 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1117   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Canada S A

Above section 1117 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1118   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rahni M

Above section 1118 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.

This course uses Microsoft Excel 2010 Professional.

1119   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O

Above section 1119 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.

4013   6:30p-9:40p MW   BUS 255   El-Khoury N R

Above section 4013 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 13.

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.

1120   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1120 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.

1121   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Gross D M

Above section 1121 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.

1122   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   El-Khoury N R

Above section 1122 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.

1123   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1123 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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