CIS – Information Systems

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

CIS-110 Introduction to Computers (2 2 0 3)

This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). (FA, SP, SU). National ID (CIP) 11.0103 Information Technology.

CIS-113 Computer Basics (0 2 0 1)

This course introduces basic computer usage for non-computer majors. Emphasis is placed on developing basic personal computer skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in basic computer applications. (FA, SP, SU). National ID (CIP) 11.0103 Information Technology.

CIS-115 Intro to Prog & Logic (2 3 0 3)

This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language. State prerequisites: Take one set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030, and DMA-040; Set 2: MAT-121; Set 3:-MAT 171. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Mathematics (Quantitative). (SU). National ID (CIP) 11.0103 Information Technology.
Competencies
1. Apply control structures.
2. Apply top-down algorithmic design.
3. Implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language.

CIS-160 MM Resources Integration (2 2 0 3)

This course introduces the peripherals and attendant software needed to create stand-alone or networked interactive multimedia applications. Emphasis is placed on using audio, video, graphic, and network resources; using peripheral-specific software; and understanding file formats. Upon completion, students should be able to utilize multimedia peripherals to create various sound and visual files to create a multimedia application. (FA only). National ID (CIP) 11.0103 Information Technology.

CIS-162 MM Presentation Software (2 2 0 3)

This course is designed to integrate visual and audio resources using presentation software in a simple interactive multimedia project. Emphasis is placed upon design and audience considerations, general prototyping, and handling of media resources. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an original interactive multimedia presentation implementing all of these resources in a professional manner. (SP only). National ID (CIP) 11.0103 Information Technology.