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.

1133 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUS 259 Rahni M

1134 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1134 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1135 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Rothaupt B L
Above section 1135 is a Distance Education course conducted over 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.

1136 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh BUS 253 Canada S A
Above section 1136 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

1137 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh BUS 255 Simmonds A R

1138 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1138 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1139 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Jerry G S
Above section 1139 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1140 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE El-K Houry N R
Above section 1140 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.

1141 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F
Above section 1141 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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 2016.

1142 Arrange-15 Hours ONLINE Valdivia O
Above section 1142 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.

1143 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Bolandhemat F
Above section 1143 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. 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.

1144 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Darwiche J
Above section 1144 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.

1145 Arrange-9 Hours ONLINE Michelson G S
Above section 1145 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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