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Computer Studies

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CPSC-01 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CAN BUS 6)
[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 4 units: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; MATH-C or MATH-D.
This is an entry-level course for business majors, students majoring in Computer Science or Management Information Systems, or anyone interested in the fundamentals of computer information systems and gaining an understanding of fundamental programming concepts. Algorithm design, logic diagrams, coding, and debugging are introduced using a third generation programming language. (12/02)

CPSC-05 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: CPSC-01.
This is an introduction to event-driven programming using Visual Basic for the Windows environment. The course will cover the standard Windows interface, the graphical Visual Basic development environment, design of the graphical user interface as well as concepts of programming, problem solving, and programming logic. Stand alone applications will be created for various studies. (1/03)

CPSC-06 PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS AND METHODOLOGY I
(CAN CSCI 22)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: MATH C or MATH-D.
Advisories: CPSC-01; ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course introduces the discipline of computer science using a high-level language, and provides an overview of computer organization and an introduction to software engineering. Topics include methodologies for program design, development, style, testing, and documentation, algorithms, control structures, sub-programs, and elementary data structures. These skills will be used to solve a variety of application problems. (12/02)

CPSC-12 FORTRAN PROGRAMMING
(Also: ENGR-12 and MATH-12)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: MATH-02, or MATH-25 and MATH-26.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course teaches students to use the FORTRAN programming language to solve problems in a wide variety of areas. Program design, problem-solving, and debugging techniques are emphasized throughout the course. (3/00)

CPSC-24 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER STUDIES AND TECHNOLOGY (CAN CSCI 2)
[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-41; MATH-80 or MATH-83; OFCT-50.
This entry-level, theory-dominant course is for non-computer majors who wish to become computer and information technology literate. This course explores computer and software use in the workplace with emphasis on business and industrial situations, education, science, and within the humanities. Computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation managers will be covered. Students will discuss the social and legal implications of these uses. This course is also designed, whenever possible, to meet many of the provisions found in California State Technology Requirements Preliminary and Professional Clear Credential Candidates Required assignments, such as email use, email with attachment, news group use, chat room location and use, virtual bulleting usage, the creation of a web page, the creation and use of at least one computer program, perform research on the Internet following a prescribed methodology, and perform a search and use of a data CD. (04/03)

CPSC-30 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; OFCT-50; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This course explores computer use in the workplace with emphasis on business situations. Computer applications including word processing, speadsheets, databases, and presentation managers will be covered. Also included will be accessing information through the Internet and World Wide Web, telecommunications, and introduction to web page design, and other software appropriate to business. (12/01)

CPSC-31 WORD PROCESSING
[CILC areas A,B,C,D] 1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83; OFCT-50.
This course is intended for students seeking an introduction to word process application software for microcomputers. Topics and laboratory experiences will emphasize the computer as a tool in a variety of personal and business environments. A current word processing application software will be taught. This course may be repeated three times. (12/02)

CPSC-32 SPREADSHEET
[CILC areas B,C] 1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83; OFCT-50.
This course is intended for students seeking an introduction to spreadsheet application software for microcomputers. Topics and laboratory experiences will emphasize the computer as a tool in a variety of personal and business environments. A current spreadsheet application software will be taught. This course may be repeated three times. (12/02)

CPSC-33 DATA BASE
[CILC areas B, C,D,E,F] 1 unit: 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab.
Advisories: ENGL-81, ENGL-84; MATH-80 or MATH-83; OFCT-50.
This course is intended for students seeking an introduction to database application software for microcomputers. Topics and laboratory experiences will emphasize the computer as a tool in a variety of personal and business environments. A current data base management application software will be taught. This course may be repeated three times. (12/02)

CPSC-34ABC MICROCOMPUTER OPERATING ENVIRONMENTS
1-3 units: 0.5-1.5 hours lecture, 1.5-4.5 hours lab.
(Note: the letter designation indicates unit value - A is 1 unit, B is 2 units, and C is 3 units.)
This course will provide students with a working knowledge of the concepts and applications of microcomputer operating environments. Features such as basic commands, file management, control of the work flow, print control functions, and an understanding of all parts of the computer system will be discussed/explored.

CPSC-39 INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING
4 units: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: CPSC-06.
This course is a continuation course in computer science which introduces further aspects of software design and implementation, abstract data types, fundamental data structures and associated algorithms, lists, stacks, queues, and trees. Students will be expected to design, implement, test, and analyze a number of programs. (1/03)

CPSC-40A CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORKING ASSOCIATE (CCNA)
COURSE I (Also: ELCT-40A)

[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Advisories: ELCT-36, ELCT-51; ENGL-81; MATH-80 or MATH-83.
This is the first of four semester courses (or four 9-week courses) designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies and initial preparation for CCNA testing. The complete series of training experiences will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer-networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, electrical safety, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), open system interconnection (OSI) models, physical cabling, cabling tools, electronics test equipment, routers, router programming, star topology, transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) addressing, and network standards. (11/00)

CPSC-40B CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORKING ASSOCIATE (CCNA)
COURSE II (Also: ELCT-40B)

[CILC areas A,B,C,D,E,F] 2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CPSC/ELCT-40A.
This second course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technologies and initial preparation for CCNA testing. The complete series of training experiences will empower them to enter employment and/or further education and training in the computer-networking field. Instruction includes electrical safety, network terminology and protocols, and network standards. Local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), open system interconnection/Internet operating systems (OSI/ISO) models, physical cabling, cabling tools, electronics test equipment, routers, router programming, star topology, transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) addressing, and network standards are also covered. (11/00)

CPSC-40C CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORKING ASSOCIATE (CCNA)
COURSE III (Also: ELCT-40C)

[CILC areas C,E,F] 2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CPSC/ELCT-40B.
This third course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in electrical safety, network technology and protocols, and network standards. Local area networks (LANs), virtual LANs (VLANs), wide area networks (WANs), open system interconnection (OSI) models, Internet work packet exchange (IPX), Ethernet operation, spanning tree protocol, physical cabling, cabling tools, electronics test equipment, bridges, routers, switches, transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) addressing, network standards, and network troubleshooting are also covered. (11/00)

CPSC-40D CISCO CERTIFIED NETWORKING ASSOCIATE (CCNA)
COURSE IV (Also: ELCT-40D)

[CILC areas C,E,F] 2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: CPSC/ELCT-40C.
This fourth course is designed to provide students with knowledge concerning electrical safety, network terminology and protocols, and network standards. Local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), open system interconnection (OSI) models, point-to-point protocol (PPP), integrated services digital network (ISDN) protocol, physical cabling, cabling tools, electronics test equipment, routers, router programming, transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP) addressing, frame relay operation, network standards, and network troubleshooting are also covered. This course also reviews the entire level 1 training that has been accomplished to this point in preparation for Network+ and CCNA examinations. (11/00)

CPSC-49A-ZZ SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER STUDIES
0.5 - 3 units: 0.5 - 3 hours lecture, 0 - 6 hours lab.
This series of courses is designed to provide opportunities for students to further develop their computing skills. (11/96)


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