Students gather around a desktop computer

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.

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.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2016 and Windows 10.

1430 8:00a-9:20a MW BUS 259 Rahni M

1431 9:30a-10:50a MW BUS 259 Rahni M

1432 9:30a-10:50a TTh BUS 259 Scott Jacqueline D

1433 12:45p-2:05p TTh BUS 259 Scott Jacqueline D

1435 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1435 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1436 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1436 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW 1437 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1437 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1438 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1438 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1439 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1439 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 4, Business Information Systems with 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 introduces students to information systems and their role in business. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems, hardware systems, and application software (word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics). In this course, students develop computer-based solutions to a variety of business problems.

This course teaches Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016, PowerPoint 2016, and Windows 10.

1441 9:30a-10:50a MW BUS 255 El-Khoury N R

1442 9:30a-10:50a TTh BUS 255 Jerry G S

1443 9:30a-10:50a TTh BUS 203 Rodriguez J E

Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Rodriguez J E
Above section 1443 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 14, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd. Above section 1443 is for Mac users and utilizes Office 2016 for Mac and Mac OS.

1444 11:00a-2:05p MW BUS 255 Vargas B L
Above section 1444 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 18.

1446 11:15a-12:35p MW BUS 259 Rothaupt B L

1447 12:45p-2:05p TTh BUS 255 Jerry G S

1448 2:15p-3:35p MW BUS 253 Canada S A

1450 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1450 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1451 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1451 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1452 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F
Above section 1452 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1453 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Canada S A
Above section 1453 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1454 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Canada S A
Above section 1454 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4086 6:45p-9:50p M BUS 255 Scott Jacqueline D

Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Scott Jacqueline D
Above section 4086 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 11, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1458 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Darwiche J
Above section 1458 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 ribbons and tabs, 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 2016 Professional.

1459 2:15p-5:20p M BUS 255 Bolandhemat F

1460 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F

Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Staff
Above section 1460 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 2016.

1461 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1461 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 35, QuickBooks 3 units

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

Formerly same course as Accounting 35.

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.

This course uses Quickbooks Accountant 2017.

1463 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Zimmerman W L
Above section 1463 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1464 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Zimmerman W L
Above section 1464 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 36F, Introduction to Windows – Short Course 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This hands-on course covers the basic to intermediate features of the Microsoft Windows operating system - from personalizing your Windows environment to finding files and data. Students will learn how to organize files and search for information using Windows Explorer.

This course uses Windows 10.

CIS 37, Microsoft Word 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: CIS 1. Skills Advisory: Ability to type 25 wpm.

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 and editing tools through intermediate features such as AutoText, columns, custom tab settings, charts and graphs, graphics, envelopes, labels, and headers/footers. Emphasis is placed on professional quality production of documents. Students also learn to increase productivity through the use of automated features and multiple windows. Students develop problem-solving skills through the use of document revisions and trouble-shooting assignments. Additionally, students develop advanced skills in areas of interest ranging from legal applications to brochures and newsletters.

This course uses Microsoft Word 2016.

1469 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Valdivia O
Above section 1469 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1470 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1470 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1471 Arrange-6.5 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1471 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 40, InDesign 3 units

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

Digital 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 CC.

1472 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Valdivia O
Above section 1472 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1473 8:00a-11:05a M BUS 253 Clark G B

Arrange-3.5 Hours ONLINE Clark G B
Above section 1473 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 16, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1474 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F
Above section 1474 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1475 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Rahni M
Above section 1475 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1476 8:00a-11:05a M BUS 253 Clark G B

Arrange-3.5 Hours ONLINE Clark G B
Above section 1476 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 11, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1477 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F
Above section 1477 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 54, Web Development and Scripting 3 units

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

This hands-on course introduces students to Web development using the newest features in client-side markup languages to create modern day visual front-ends. Following responsive Web design practices, students will learn how to make front-ends dynamically react to the user by using features such as floating windows, animations, carousels and sliders, nifty widgets, drop down menus, parallax scroll effects, single page applications and simple games. Students will also learn various client-side techniques for working with data, form data validation, and data collection using Web services, XML, and AJAX to process user input such as product orders. Technologies included in instruction are the current versions of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, XML, jSON, and AJAX.

1478 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Chaban M
Above section 1478 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1479 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Chaban M
Above section 1479 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

1480 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Chaban M
Above section 1480 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 CC.

1481 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE El-Khoury N R
Above section 1481 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 course uses Adobe Photoshop CC.

1482 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Clark G B
Above section 1482 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 CC.

1484 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE Valdivia O
Above section 1484 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 67, WordPress 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: CIS 54 and CIS 60A.

WordPress is the world’s most popular Content Management System (CMS) platform, powering personal blogs, some of the largest community/society websites, eCommerce web stores and fan sites built with cutting edge technology. This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to create, enhance, and maintain a successful WordPress site. Students learn the necessary skills to install WordPress, design, and build a WordPress website, create and sustain a blog, populate the site with content aggregation, and build a content management system. Students will be able to edit the site, integrate analytics, optimize for Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and build for multiple contributors. The design and integration of WordPress themes, widgets, and plugins will be emphasized.

1485 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE El-Khoury N R
Above section 1485 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 70, Social Media Applications 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: CIS 50 or Graphic Design 65.

Social media provides an avenue for individuals and business of all sizes to reach global audiences. Armed with the skills to build podcasts, video galleries, photo streams, Facebook pages, content management systems, and to post information with blogs, wikis, micro-blogging, and RSS feeds one person has the ability to share a multifaceted message with millions worldwide. This course will provide the knowledge and skills to integrate all of the pieces, strategies and tactics with the tools of the social web to create a successful online community that includes interactivity, sharing, and collaboration.

1486 Arrange-4.5 Hours ONLINE St Amant K
Above section 1486 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 08, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

CIS 88A, Independent Studies in CIS 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1487 Arrange-1 Hour BUS 220G Stahl H A

CIS 88C, Independent Studies in CIS 3 units

Transfer: CSU

1489 Arrange-3 Hours BUS 220G Stahl H A

CIS 90A, Internship in Computer Applications 1 unit

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.

1490 Arrange-4 Hours BUS 220G Stahl H A

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.

1491 Arrange-8 Hours BUS 220G Stahl H A

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