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CIS 10A MICROCOMPUTER REPAIR AND SERVICE 2 Units Fee: $10-15. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides instruction on microcomputer maintenance and service. Includes training in safety, hardware, software, computer assembly, customer relations, testing, troubleshooting, and replacing computer components. Includes operating system, applications, command line for technicians, and software diagnostics. (Same as ELEC 10A.) [D]
CIS 10A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79764 CIS 10A 60 06:30PM-07:50PM TTH 544 Means,Israel 8 6*
    08:00PM-09:20PM TTH 544      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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CIS 10B MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE 2 Units Fee: $10-15. [Recommended Preparation: CIS/ELEC 10A or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers microcomputer hardware and software installation, upgrades, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Includes monitors, hard disk, internal and external tape backup, printers, memory, Compact Disk Read-Only Memory (CD-ROM), and sound cards. Covers Disk Operating System (DOS) and Windows. (Same as ELEC 10B.) [D]
CIS 10B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79765 CIS 10B 60 06:30PM-07:55PM TTH 544 Means,Israel 8 11*
    08:05PM-09:30PM TTH 544      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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CIS 101 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING 4 Units Fee: $3. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Covers the application of computerized systems in business organizations, including basic concepts of computer organization, data processing systems, decision support systems, and systems analysis. Emphasizes solving business problems through the use of spreadsheet software as well as hands-on introduction to operating system, Internet browser, word processing, database management, presentation graphics, desktop information management, and BASIC programming software. [D; CSU; UC]
CIS 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79759 CIS 101 512 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Davis,John 8 3*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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CIS 129 MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS---POWERPOINT 1 Unit Fee: $1. Provides students with the skills required to use the multimedia features of Microsoft PowerPoint software. Emphasizes presentation techniques, advanced text and graphic processing, and use of multimedia peripherals. (Same as BUS 129.) [D; CSU]
CIS 129 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79772 CIS 129 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Lopez,Kathleen 8 15*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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CIS 133 ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS SOFTWARE 1 Unit Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: CIS 122B or equivalent.] Covers intermediate and advanced spreadsheet software concepts and techniques. Includes advanced capabilities of the spreadsheet software. The software package is Excel. [D; CSU]
CIS 133 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79773 CIS 133 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Stroh,Joan 8 6*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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CIS 142 NETWORKING ACADEMY FUNDAMENTALS (CISCO CERTIFICATION PREPARATION) 3 Units Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: CIS 130 or 139 or equivalent.] Introduces network terminology, standards and protocols, Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, routers, router programming, topologies, and Internet Protocol (IP). Emphasizes the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and social studies concepts to solve networking problems. (Same as ELEC 142.) [D; CSU]
CIS 142 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79775 CIS 142 601 05:00PM-06:50PM TH 543 Schneemann,Frank 8 0*
    07:00PM-09:50PM TH 543      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
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CIS 144A ROUTERS AND INTERNETWORK FUNDAMENTALS (CISCO CERTIFICATION PREPARATION) 3 Units Fee: $1. Grade only. [Prerequisite: CIS/ELEC 142 or equivalent.] Introduces Local Area (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, Ethernet, Token Ring, Fiber Distributed Data Interface, and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) addressing protocol, and dynamic routing. Emphasizes network administrators problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and social studies concepts to solve networking problems. [D; CSU]
CIS 144A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79776 CIS 144A 601 05:00PM-07:50PM TH 543 Davis,John 8 11*
    08:00PM-09:50PM TH 543      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
CIS 146 INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE (SQL) 2 Units Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: CIS 106 or equivalent.] Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) and industry strength database systems. Hands-on planning, modeling, creation, and maintenance of SQL database systems using both command line and graphical-user interface tools. The software package is MS SQL Server. [D; CSU]
CIS 146 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79777 CIS 146 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Sfakianakis,George 8 19*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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CIS 150 INTRODUCTION TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND THE INTERNET 1 Unit Fee: $1. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces students to the uses and applications of telecommunications systems and services. Emphasizes the Internet as a major information resource and tool and provides a thorough working knowledge of the Internet, its protocols, and related services. [D; CSU]
CIS 150 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79779 CIS 150 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Swinford,Deanna 8 10*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
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CIS 151 RESEARCH USING THE INTERNET 1 Unit [Recommended Preparation: CIS 150 or equivalent.] Focuses on the Internet as a research tool. Includes finding, evaluating, downloading, citing Web resources, Web browsers, search engines, directories, databases, and Web pacs. Emphasizes the development of Internet search strategies and how to evaluate sources. (Same as LIB 151.) [D; CSU]
CIS 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79780 CIS 151 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE McGee,Anthony 8 15*
    ONLINE ONLINE      
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 10
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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