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.

1399   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1400   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1401   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 259   Rahni M

1402   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 253   Flores L L

1403   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1404   2:15p-3:35p TTh   BUS 259   Scott Jacqueline D

1405   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S
Above section 1405 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1406   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1406 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1407   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1407 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1408   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1408 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1409   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1409 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1410   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1410 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1411   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O
Above section 1411 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

NEW   4482   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 259   Delia R M

   Arrange 3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Delia R M
Above section 4482 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 05, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016, PowerPoint 2016, and Windows 10.

1412   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 259   Kayzakian Y

1413   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 255   Vargas B L

1414   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 255   Jerry G S

NEW   3428   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 203   Rodriguez J E

   Arrange 3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rodriguez J E
Above section 3428 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 18 to Jun 08, and is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd. Above section 3428 is for Mac users and utilizes Office 2011 for Mac and Mac OS.

1416   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 259   El-K Houry N R
Above section 1416 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 05.

1417   11:00a-2:05p MW   BUS 259   El-K Houry N R
Above section 1417 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 07.

1418   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 255   Rothaupt B L

1419   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 255   Jerry G S

1420   2:15p-3:35p MW   BUS 253   Canada S A

1421   3:45p-5:05p TTh   BUS 253   Simmonds A R

1422   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S
Above section 1422 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1423   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S
Above section 1423 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1424   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   El-K Houry N R
Above section 1424 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1425   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Canada S A
Above section 1425 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1426   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Canada S A
Above section 1426 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1427   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rahni M
Above section 1427 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1430   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rodriguez J E

Above section 1430 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd. Above section 1430 is for Mac users and utilizes Office 2011 for Mac and Mac OS.

NEW   4483   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 259   Simmonds A R

   Arrange 3.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Simmonds A R
Above section 4483 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 20 to Jun 08, 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.

4087   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 255   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 9B. Credit may be earned for one, not both.

1431   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Darwiche J
Above section 1431 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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 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 2016 Professional.

1432   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F
Above section 1432 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

3360   2:15p-5:20p Th   BUS 255   Bolandhemat F

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 2013.

1433   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Rothaupt B L
Above section 1433 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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 2015.

NEW   3429   8:30a-11:35a MW   BUS 250   Valdivia O
Above section 3429 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 07.

1434   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L
Above section 1434 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1435   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Zimmerman W L
Above section 1435 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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 7.

1436   9:00a-12:20p F   BUS 255   Almeda J L

   Arrange-4 Hour        
Above section 1436 meets for 5 weeks, Mar 10 to Apr 07.

CIS 36G, Introduction to Internet – Short Course    1 unit

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.   •   Skills Advisory: Working knowledge of Windows.

This hands-on course on the Internet provides students with the opportunity to learn basic and advanced features of the Internet. Topics include browsing, navigating, proper use of Favorites, effective searching for information, creating web pages and using e-mail. Students will learn about the development of the Internet, proper netiquette and social and ethical issues. Additional topics include finding and downloading graphics, freeware and shareware programs from the Internet.

1437   9:00a-12:20p F   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

   Arrange-4 Hour        
Above section 1437 meets for 5 weeks, Apr 21 to May 19.

CIS 36P, Microsoft PowerPoint – Short Course    1 unit

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.   •   Skills Advisory: Working knowledge of Windows.

This hands-on short course on presentation software teaches the use of Microsoft PowerPoint for business applications. Presentations, handouts, and speaker notes are designed, created, and formatted, using PowerPoint. Students will use graphics, templates, and objects to enhance presentations. Hands-on experience is provided in a microcomputer lab.

This course uses Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

1439   9:00a-12:20p Sat   BUS 255   Scott Jacqueline D

   Arrange-4 Hour        
Above section 1439 meets for 5 weeks, Apr 22 to May 20.

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.

1440   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O
Above section 1440 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1441   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Jerry G S
Above section 1441 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, 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.

1443   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Bolandhemat F
Above section 1443 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1444   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clark G B
Above section 1444 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1445   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUS 253   Clark G B
Above section 1445 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 07.

1446   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vaughan Daniel H
Above section 1446 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1447   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Chaban M
Above section 1447 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1448   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Clark G B
Above section 1448 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1449   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O
Above section 1449 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 13 to Apr 07, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1450   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Michelson G S
Above section 1450 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 course uses Adobe Photoshop CC.

1451   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   Valdivia O
Above section 1451 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 17 to Jun 09, 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.

1452   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE-E   St Amant K
Above section 1452 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, 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.

1453   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220F   Bolandhemat F

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