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CIS 101: Introduction To Computers And Information Systems
(4) F, S - CSU, UC*
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introduction to the role of computer information systems within modern organizations. Topics include hardware and software functions, programming, systems development and networks. Students use computers for programming, as well as popular microcomputer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. (CAN BUS 6 or CAN CSCI 6) (*UC Transfer Limit: CIS 101 combined with CS 101: maximum credit, one course.)

CIS 107: Introduction to Database Systems
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Introduction to relational database management concepts. Includes database creation, manipulation, modification and reporting; queries using SQL and Query-by-Example (QBE); and database design and normalization.

CIS 111: Computer User Support
(1) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Computer user support methodologies; focus on understanding interpersonal skills required for user support.

CIS 112: Help Desk Concepts
(2) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB.
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Introduction to computer help desk methodologies using the ITIL framework.

CIS 114: Virtualization Concepts
(2) F, S, SU - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 218

Introduction to virtualization concepts, with an overview of virtualization products. Creation, configuration and management of virtual machines. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 115: Cloud Computing Essentials
(2) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 112 and CIS 218

Introduction to cloud computing. Implementation, management, security and privacy issues associated with cloud computing. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/system managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 117: Introduction to SQL Programming
(2) F, S, Summer - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Using SQL to retrieve, insert, update, and delete information from relational databases. Creating row and aggregate functions, inner and outer joins, set operations, subqueries and parameter queries.

CIS 118: Visual Basic For Applications Programming
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101 and COMP 109 and COMP 111

Fundamental concepts of application development using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

CIS 119: Introduction To Programming Using Visual Basic
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Fundamental programming concepts and application development for students new to programming. Covers flowcharting and pseudocode; algorithms and program structure; control structures; objects, events and variables; modular design, sub-programs and functions; and file processing.

CIS 133A: Visual Basic For Applications: Word
(0.5) F,S
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: COMP 132C

Automating Word applications using Visual Basic for Applications programming.

CIS 133B: Visual Basic For Applications: Excel
(0.5) F,S
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: COMP 134C

Automating Excel applications using Visual Basic for Applications programming.

CIS 133C: Visual Basic For Applications: Access
(0.5)F,S
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: COMP 135C

Automating Access applications using Visual Basic for Applications programming.

CIS 180: Fundamentals Of Technical Writing
(3) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Writing course designed to teach students the fundamentals of effective written communication in technical fields.

CIS 181: Technical And Professional Writing
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or 110GB

Writing course designed to teach professional-level written communication in technical fields.

CIS 200: Windows PowerShell
(2) F,S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 218

Automating system administration functions in Windows using Windows PowerShell.

CIS 201: UNIX/LINUX System Administration
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 218 or CS 130

Introduction to UNIX and Linux system administration. Occupational preparation for PC-support personnel, programmers and network systems managers.

CIS 206: MS Windows Server System Administration
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 218

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 209: Visual Basic .Net Programming
(4) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 119

Windows programming, using Visual Basic.NET forms, controls, menus, procedures, arrays and error-handling techniques. Accessing files and databases. Designed for students familiar with programming concepts, but little or no experience with Visual Basic.NET.

CIS 213: MS Exchange Server Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 206

Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations/administration personnel.

CIS 217: BlackBerry Enterprise Server System Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 213

Introduction to BlackBerry Enterprise Server system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 218: MS Windows Desktop System Administration
(4) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Introduction to Microsoft Windows desktop system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 219: VMware vSphere System Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and either CIS 201 or 206

Introduction to VMware vSphere system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 220: Introduction To Electronic Commerce
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: BUS 101 and COMP 103

Survey of electronic commerce and the use of the Internet to conduct business. Introduces such major components as marketing, communications, cyberlaw, operations and technical issues. Includes an interdisciplinary exploration of the issues, trends, opportunities and technologies which shape electronic commerce.

CIS 221: MS Win Server Enterprise System Administration
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 206

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server, with emphasis on enterprise system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 222: MS Windows Server Virtualization Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206

Introduction to configuration and administration of Microsoft Windows Server virtualization. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 223: MS Sharepoint Server Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 206

Introduction to Microsoft Sharepoint Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 224: Apache Web Server Administration
(2) S, Summer - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 201 or 206

Installing, configuring and trouble-shooting the Apache Web Server on multi-platform environments.

CIS 225: Citrix XenApp Administration
(3) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206

Introduction to Citrix XenApp administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 226: Citrix XenDesktop Administration
(3) F - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206

Introduction to Citrix XenDesktop administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 228: Mac OS X System Administration
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 101

Introduction to Mac OS X desktop and server administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 229: Advanced Visual Basic .NET Programming
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 209

Developing and distributing advanced Visual Basic .NET applications. Designed for individuals with experience in Visual Basic programming.

CIS 230: Active Server Pages Using Visual Basic
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107 and CIS 119

Developing Internet and intranet business applications with Active Server Pages and Visual Basic. Accessing databases, managing enterprise data, and implementing transaction processing, electronic commerce and Internet mail.

CIS 231: SQL Server Design And Programming
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107 and CIS 119

Designing and implementing SQL Server databases. Programming in Transact-SQL. Designed for students and professionals seeking Microsoft certification.

CIS 232: SQL Server Database Administration
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 206 and CIS 231

Administering, backing up and recovering SQL Server databases. Designed for students and professionals seeking Microsoft certification.

CIS 234: Oracle Design and Programming
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107

Programming in SQL and creating basic PL/SQL procedures. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 235: Oracle PL/SQL Programming
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 234

Programming PL/SQL procedures, functions, triggers, packages and object types in Oracle's SQL*Plus and Procedure Builder environments. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 236: Oracle Database Administration
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 201 or CIS 206 or CIS 234

Administering, backing up and recovering Oracle databases. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 237: Advanced SQL Programming
(1.5) F,S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 107 or CIS 117

Using SQL to clean and consolidate data; perform correlated subqueries and hierarchical retrievals; write SQL queries; and access object-relational data, VARRAYs and nested tables.

CIS 238: Data Warehousing
(1.5) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 107 or CIS 117

Using Microsoft SQL Server to create data warehouses and analyze warehoused data.

CIS 243: Systems Analysis And Design
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Analyzing and designing information systems. Information gathering, cost-benefit analysis, systems modeling techniques and prototyping.

CIS 244: UML For Business Processes
(1.5) F,S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Using Unified Modeling Language (UML) for systems analysis and design.

CIS 245: IT Project Management
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisories: CIS 101

Introduction to information technology project management.

CIS 246: Management of Information Technology
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 101

Introduction to the management of information technology.

CIS 247: Managing Information Systems for the Entrepreneur
(2) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Introduction to management of information technology for the entrepreneur.

CIS 251: Advanced SQL Server Programming
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 231

SQL Server programming, using advanced features of Transact-SQL. Coding functions, procedures and triggers, using Common Language Runtime integration.

CIS 252: MySQL Design and Programming
(3) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Course Advisory: CIS 107 or 117

Programming in SQL and creating basic procedures and functions in MySQL. Designed for students and professionals seeking MySQL certification.

CIS 290: Work Experience In Computer Information Systems
(1-4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

75 hours of work experience = 1 unit of credit Consists of supervised employment for students whose career objectives, course of study and employment complement each other. Students must accomplish specific course objectives. Class meetings on campus are scheduled each semester.

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