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CIS 130 Presentations

This course is designed to teach the funda-

mentals of creating, editing, and working

with electronic slide show presentations.

The student will be provided with a working

knowledge of PowerPoint. Students will be

able to create professional slide shows for

use during briefings and to effectively com-

municate ideas toward an audience. (3 cr)

CIS 147 Principles of Information


Provides information systems students with

a thorough examination of the field of infor-

mation security and prepares them to make

decisions about securing information in a

business environment. (3 cr)

CIS 161 Operating Systems—DOS

In‑depth understanding of the disk operat-

ing system of a microcomputer. Teaching of

fundamental concepts of DOS; as well as the

powerful features DOS provides. (2 cr)

CIS 162 Operating Systems—Windows

Introduction to the Windows operating

system. Concepts and procedures necessary

to utilize the Windows environment covered.

Exposure to multi-tasking and transferring

data between applications using the operat-

ing software. (2 cr)

CIS 164 Networking Fundamentals I

The first level of a four-part series on com-

puter networking. Participants learn cur-

rent and emerging networking technology.

Course covers safety, networking terminol-

ogy and protocols, network standards, LANs,

WANs, OSI, cabling, router configuration,

typologies, IP addressing, and other general

networking information. Successful comple-

tion prepares the student to take the indus-

try certification exam, CCENT. (3 cr)

CIS 165 Networking Fundamentals II

The second level of a four-part series on

computer routing. Participants will review

what they learned in Level I and continue

to learn about more advanced computer

routing skills. Following a review of the basic

concepts, participants will concentrate on

router configuration and LAN switching. Be-

ginning network management principles will

be learned. Prerequisite: CIS 164. (3 cr)

CIS 180 Creating Web Pages I

The learner will create basic web sites by

manually writing HTML/XHTML and Cascad-

ing Style Sheets (CSS) using a text editor.

The student will learn the fundamentals of

site layout and design, and how to upload

complete web sites to a remote server.

Other skills used include critical thinking by

solving problems with coding syntax and

viewing websites “live” on the World Wide

Web. (3 cr)

CIS 181 Creating Web Pages II

Students create web sites using a current

version of a graphical user interface (GUI)

web authoring tool. (3 cr)

CIS 201

Cascading Style Sheets

Students will learn how to format Web

pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Concepts covered are the anatomy of a

CSS rule, inline, embedded and external

style use, contextual selectors, classes, ids,

pseudo-classes, font and text properties,

style inheritance, the box model, and basic

and advanced page layout. (3 cr)

CIS 202

Advanced Software Applications

In-depth study of database and spreadsheet

applications. Students will learn to design,

deploy, and manage applications. (3 cr)

CIS 207 Database for the Enterprise

This course provides students with a solid

foundation in relational database theory,

analysis and design. The student will obtain

an understanding of database structure and

relationships, data modeling, the design pro-