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CIS 1103: PROGRAMMING I

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of established and new methodologies using Microsoft Visual Basic programming. Course content will include an overview of programming, designing an application and using variables and constants. Emphasis will be placed on developing logical thinking skills. No prior programming skill is necessary.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1113: FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTER OPERATION

Students will learn to manage current Microsoft Operating Systems. Topics included are troubleshooting and applying basic commands that are necessary in a working environment. Students will also explore basic Network and Web Design concepts. No prior computer experience is necessary.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1153: NETWORKING I

Designed as a foundation course that provides the theory and basic understanding of the hardware and software that comes together to build local area networks.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1203: PROGRAMMING II

A continuation of Programming I. This course introduces the programming power of Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1213: OPERATING SYSTEMS

Pre-requisite: CIS 1113. Expands on the foundation that was built in Operating Systems I. Topics will include file management, multitasking, graphics, peer-to-peer networking, and accessories. Specific tasks of networking such as E-mail and scheduler will be covered.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1233: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN

This course is an introduction to basic concepts regarding the system life cycle, analytical tools and methods, file and record layouts, and elements of the design phase.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1243: HTML PROGRAMMING

Pre-requisite: CIS 1103. This class provides training in coding simple to complex web pages using HTML code. Common programming practices as well as distinct HTML skills are taught.
Repetition, variable usage, and decision structures are covered, as well as some basic JavaScript routines.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1253: NETWORKING II

Pre-requisite: CIS 1153. Builds upon the skills and concepts learned in Networking I. Emphasis will be on the hands-on aspects of personal computer networks using Microsoft and Linux based networking products, including installations and/or expanding a networking system and troubleshooting problems.

This course is designated as "green".
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 1303: PC MAINTENANCE I

This course is designed to prepare individuals to troubleshoot, build, and repair personal computers, workstations, printers, and other computer peripherals. The student will also learn to install, debug, diagnose, and repair software problems associated with PCs.

This course is designated as "green".
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 2133: WEB PAGE DESIGN

This course introduces the student to design and development of web pages. HTML, images, multimedia, and other topics will be covered so that students learn how to publish and maintain a web site to a server.

This course is designated as "green".
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 2143: HELP DESK SUPPORT

This course is designed to teach individuals to troubleshoot the Microsoft Office Application Suite. It focuses on customer service and communication with the end user.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 2153: PROGRAMMING IN C++

This course is designed to teach individuals to use the Microsoft Visual Basic for applications. It focuses on macro creation and integration of a programming language into a business application suite.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 2303: PC MAINTENANCE II

Pre-requisite: ICS/CIS 1303.
This course is designed to teach individuals core elements of computer repair based on the A+ Certification exams. The student will build on the knowledge acquired from PC Maintenance I, allowing them to be more prepared to diagnose, and repair computers in the working environment.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.

CIS 2993: SPECIAL TOPICS FOR COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This course is designed to introduce students to specific areas in Computer Information Systems. Course content and credit are designed to meet the needs of the student. The topic will vary from offering to offering; thus, the course may be taken more than once for a total of 6 hours. This course requires 15 clock hours per one semester credit hour.
CTE General Technology Fee: $30.