Computer Information Systems (CIS)

CIS 070AF  Computer Applications for Real Estate 3 Units

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course explores computer hardware and software that are used by real estate practitioners. Topics include basic computer functions and the latest computer software dealing with real estate appraisal, property management, finance, escrow, sales, listings, record keeping, and other related areas of real estate. (Non-Degree Credit)

CIS 070DF  Current Computer Topics/Programming with SmallBasic 1 Unit

18 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course is for students who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in various computer information systems topics. (Non-Degree Credit)

CIS 100 F  Introduction to Personal Computers 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This course introduces students as well as the business professional to the use of the personal computer using state-of-the-art software. Course material includes computer literacy, information literacy, concepts, hardware, software, information systems, structured design techniques, overview of the computer industry, ethics and current issues including virus protection and prevention. Students will also learn how to use the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and the Internet as it relates to Microsoft Office. This course will satisfy the Area E General Education Requirements for transfer to CSU or UC. (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE

CIS 100HF  Honors Introduction to Personal Computers 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course introduces students as well as business professionals to the use of the personal computer using state-of-the-art software. Course material includes computer literacy, information literacy, concepts, hardware, software, information systems, structured design techniques, overview of the computer industry, ethics and current issues including virus protection and prevention. Students will also learn how to use the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and the Internet as it relates to Microsoft Office. (CSU)

CIS 102 F  Introduction to Open Source Software 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches students to use various Open Source software on a Windows computer. Topics include finding Open Source Software, downloading and installing software, and using typical packages like Open Office and Open CD. Students will also learn how to participate in the Open Source community. (CSU)

CIS 103 F Computer Keyboarding 2 Units

36 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This is course is beginning keyboarding for students who wish to learn alphanumeric keyboarding and the 10-key pad. Individualized assignments will help students achieve increased speed and accuracy. (CSU)

CIS 104 F Presentation Graphics 3 Units

54 hours lecture and per term. This course is an introduction to business presentation graphics. Topics include planning presentations, creating business presentations and templates, enhancing presentations with graphics, sound, animation, transition, and video and using presentations on a Web server. State-of-the-art software will be used. (CSU)

CIS 106 F  Beginning Spreadsheet (MS Excel) 3 Units

54 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. This course provides an introduction to spreadsheets in the solution of business problems. Students will create, format and print worksheets that include formulas, functions, charts, relative and absolute cell references, what-if analysis, and 3D worksheets. Students will learn how to create Excel Web pages, design and manipulate Excel tables, and work on group collaboration projects. State-of-the-art software will be used. (CSU)

CIS 107 F  Introduction to Operating Systems 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course is designed to introduce the operating system on the personal computer and personal computer security. The course will cover the fundamentals of the graphical user interface, mouse operations, how to manipulate the interface, how to use help, search, launch applications, manage files and folders and add/delete hardware and software. Additional topics include using anti-virus software, how virus programs infect computers, and how to protect computers from malicious programs. (CSU)

CIS 109 F Personal Computer Security 2 Units

27 hours lecture and 27 hours lab per term. This course introduces the student to personal security on individual computers and on the Internet. Students will learn how to protect their own computers from viruses, Trojan Horse programs, and other intrusive software. Students will also learn to protect their personal information on the Internet and how to securely send information. (CSU)

CIS 111 F  Introduction to Information Systems 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This course exams information systems and their role in business. Focus will be on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. Application of these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions to business problems. (CSU) (UC) AA GE (C-ID: BUS 140)

CIS 111HF  Honors Introduction to Information Systems 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This Honors-enhanced course is an examination of information systems and their role in business. This course will focus on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. Application of these concepts and methods through hands-on projects, developing computer-based solutions to business problems. As an Honors course, this class will include enrichment content and activities requiring independent problem-solving and critical thinking skills and collaborative group projects and presentations. (CSU) (UC) AA GE (C-ID: BUS 140)

CIS 123 F  Beginning Word Processing (MS Word) (formerly Word Processing) 3 Units

54 hours per term. This course is designed to teach the student how to use a word processing program to create, edit, and format documents. This course covers the fundamental operations of word processing: typing text, saving, editing, copying, moving, printing, formatting, margins, tabs, footers and headers, footnotes, vertical and horizontal alignment and line spacing. Students will also learn how to create an index, table of contents, and create complex documents that include images. (CSU)

CIS 124 F  Advanced Word Processing (MS Word) (formerly Advanced Word) 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 123 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches advanced concepts and techniques for Microsoft Word. Topics include working with long documents, complex formatting, collaborating, and automating Word documents. (CSU)

CIS 130 F Systems Analysis and Design 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course is designed to introduce the student to systems analysis and design concepts as they are applied in business environments. Topics emphasize methodologies used by the analyst throughout the systems development life cycle to analyze business problems or opportunities, address user needs, perform feasibility studies, specify business requirements through process, data and logic modeling, consideration of development alternatives, and implementation and maintenance of systems. (CSU)

CIS 142 F Database I 3 Units

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course is designed to teach use of state-of-the-art personal database software. The course will cover introductory concepts including database structure and design, editing database records, sorting/indexing records, query techniques, custom form creation, database report design and printing, database relational techniques, and general file management techniques. (CSU)

CIS 148 F  Introduction to Personal Computer Communications 2 Units

Advisory: Familiarity with sending and receiving email.

27 hours lecture and 27 hours lab per term. This course is an introduction to personal electronic communications and management using state-of-the-art email and scheduling software. Students learn how to connect the software with internet email servers and how to receive and manage email. Students will also learn to manage an electronic calendar, schedule appointments and manage appointment information. (CSU)

CIS 150 F Introduction to the Internet 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course is an introduction to the organizational, operational, and technical aspects of the internet. Students will learn how to use a personal computer to access internet and the World Wide Web. Topics include an overview of personal computer operations, the history and philosophy of the internet and its services, configuring a personal computer to connect to the internet, selecting an internet service provider, sending and receiving electronic mail (email), locating network resources using search engines, participating in discussion groups using Web 2.0, downloading internet software. Other topics include developing, creating and posting personal and business web pages using the hypertext markup language (HTML), evaluating internet materials for accuracy and reliability and citing web and internet resources. (CSU)

CIS 152 F  Web Design I (formerly Web Page Design II) 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course presents introductory and advanced topics in Web Page Design. Students will learn how to create web pages that include style sheets, use multimedia objects, plan and manage large-scale websites, use client plug-ins, work with CGI, Java, and other server side technologies, design effective user interfaces, and use elements of dynamic HTML. Other topics include using JavaScript, working with different types of graphic objects, and working with the Document Object Model. Emphasis is placed on learning the Hypertext Markup Language, using and editing graphic files, and creating various types of web pages. (CSU)

CIS 153 F Business Web Graphics 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches the skills necessary to create business graphics for web pages. Topics include graphic file formats used on web pages, designing and manipulating web components using a graphical editor, using graphical elements in web page design, and generating CSS layers as a result of image slicing. Students will also learn how to effectively optimize images, create hyperlinks from image comps, create navigation elements, add animation, and export HTML and images as part of the overall design of a business web page. (CSU)

CIS 154 F JavaScript Programming I 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches the student to use the JavaScript programming language with Hyper-Text Markup Language (HTML) pages. Emphasis is placed on creating HTML pages that include JavaScript programs. The student will learn the basic syntax of the JavaScript language, how to create JavaScript programs inside HTML documents, and how to use JavaScript programs to enhance Web pages. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

CIS 155 F Web Page Multimedia Design I 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F

This course introduces students to Multimedia Web Design using Adobe Flash CS5 (or current version). Topics include how to create animations and movies for integration into websites and how to create a full website using Flash. Various animation techniques, adding sound, and basic ActionScript for controlling the flow of the movie will be taught. (CSU)

CIS 157 F  Web Design II (formerly Dreamweaver I) 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This course covers using Dreamweaver to create Web pages. Topics include creating web pages with graphics, links, tables, forms, and Javascript elements. Students will also learn how to import files and graphics into Dreamweaver from other programs. Students should have a working knowledge of the Internet. (CSU)

CIS 159 F Introduction to XML 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches the basic concepts of XML. Topics include the structure of an XML document, creating XML documents, using Data Definitions, and linking XML documents to other web components. Students should have a working knowledge of HTML. (CSU)

CIS 160 F  Introduction to Cyber Security (formerly Introduction to Computer Forensics) 3 Units

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course will teach students the basic concepts behind computer security, evidential process, and handling electronic evidence. Topics include securing and analyzing a computer system, securing and analyzing a network system, working with law enforcement, and information warfare. (CSU)

CIS 165 F  Cyber Security and Networking/Web (formerly Computer Forensics and Networking) 3 Units

Advisory: Basic knowledge of networking concepts.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course teaches the student how to use computer forensic techniques and tools to investigate and reconstruct network-based data. Students learn the basic operation and structure of a computer network, the various network devices and their operation, and the tools used to investigate a network. Topics include trapping network data, retrieving and analyzing email, tracing network packets, and other security and forensic topics. (CSU)

CIS 166 F  Cyber Security and Operating Systems (formerly Operating Systems and Computer Forensics) Operating Systems and Computer Forensics 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 160 F.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course teaches students how to perform computer forensic analysis of data on the Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems. Students will learn about the internals of the operating system, the potential security problems with the operating system, and how to capture static and live data from an operating system. Students will also learn to use some typical network software and hardware forensic tools and how to protect gathered data in a legally acceptable manner. (CSU)

CIS 168 F  Cyber Security Software Tools (formerly Tools for Computer and Network Forensics) 3 Units

Advisory: Basic knowledge of C++

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course teaches students how to use various hardware and software tools to engage in computer and network forensics. Topics include installing, configuring, and using common open source forensic tools, building custom tool kits, modifying tools, and creating new tools. Students will learn how to use C++ to write custom computer and network forensic software tools. (CSU)

CIS 170 F  Cisco Networking 1 3 Units

36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course focuses on network terminology and protocols. Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) model, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, and network standards. This course is offered through Cisco Local Academy and upon successful course completion, students will receive a certificate from Cisco. (CSU)

CIS 171 F  Ethical Hacking (formerly Network Intrusion and Detection) 3 Units

Advisory: Basic knowledge of a network operating system and basic networking concepts

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course teaches ethical hacking through network intrusion and detection techniques. Students learn how computer network security is compromised by use of common intrusion tools. Students also learn how to detect such network intrusions and how to monitor and trap the intruder. Topics include how to successfully penetrate Windows and Linux networks and how to install and use open source tools to detect and protect from such penetration. (CSU)

CIS 172 F Cisco Networking 2 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CIS 170 F with a grade of C or better

36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to router fundamentals, router setup and configuration, network management, routing and routed protocols, and network troubleshooting. Topics include: managing Cisco IOS software, Distance Vector Routing Protocols, TCP/IP suite error and control messages, basic router troubleshooting, and access control lists. This course is offered through Cisco Local Academy and upon successful course completion students receive a certificate from Cisco. (CSU)

CIS 173 F Cisco Networking 3 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CIS 172 F with a grade of C or better

36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), intermediate routing protocols (RIP v2, single-area OSPF, EIGRP), command-line interface configuration of switches, Ethernet switching, Virtual LANs (VLANs), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP). This course is offered through Cisco Local Academy and upon successful course completion, students will receive a certificate from Cisco. (CSU)

CIS 174 F Cisco Networking 4 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): CIS 173 F with a grade of C or better

36 hours lecture and 54 hours lab per term. This course focuses on advanced IP addressing techniques; Network Address Translation (NAT), Port Address Translation (PAT), and DHCP; WAN technology and terminology; PPP, ISDN, DDR, Frame Relay, network management, and introduction to optical networking. This course is offered through Cisco Local Academy and upon successful course completion students will receive a certificate from Cisco. (CSU)

CIS 176 F  Web Page Layout with CMS 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F

54 hours lecture per term. This course provides students with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to create, enhance, and maintain a website created with a content management system (CMS). Students will design sites with articles, blogs, links, news feeds, search components, and other plugins. Knowledge of HTML is highly recommended. (CSU)

CIS 177 F  Web Design III (formerly Dreamweaver II) 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 157 F or ability to use current version of Dreamweaver to create standards complaint websites is strongly recommended.

54 hours lecture per term. This project-based, hands-on course uses intermediate development techniques in Dreamweaver to enhance business web pages. Topics include the use of style sheets to create custom classes, link styling, and position elements; manage template-controlled sites, and navigation element control and accessibility. Students will also learn to manage Dreamweaver extensions. (CSU)

CIS 180 F  Introduction to Networking Concepts 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This class introduces the student to data communications and networking concepts used in businesses. Topics include the major components of data communications networks, local area networks, wide area networks, networking topologies, network protocols, inter-networking, and categorizing network operating systems. (CSU)

CIS 181 F  Computer Certification Preparation 3 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 54 hours lecture per term. This course prepares students for industry standard certifications with both theoretical and practical lessons relating to microcomputer hardware and software. Emphasis is placed on how hardware components function together to make a microcomputer work properly, how software interacts with hardware, and practical methods to protect hardware and software. Topics include installing, configuring, and upgrading personal computer components and peripherals in a networked environment. (CSU)

CIS 182 F Computer Certification Prep II 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course prepares students for industry standard certifications with both theoretical and practical lessons relating to computer hardware and software. Emphasis is placed on how software components function together to make a computer system work properly, how software interacts with hardware, and practice methods to protect hardware and software. Topics include installing, configuring, and upgrading software components in a networked environment. (CSU)

CIS 183 F Network Security Fundamentals 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 107 F and CIS 180 F

54 hours lecture per term. This course is designed to provide students with an overview of network security, and covers terminology, technology, and software used with network security. Students will learn about communication security, infrastructure security and cryptography. Business plans for disaster recovery will be covered. (CSU)

CIS 200 F  Fundamentals of Computer Programming 1 Unit

Advisory: Knowledge of elementary computer concepts

18 hours lecture per term. This course will introduce basic programming terminology, concepts, and best practices related to computer programming. Students will learn the basics of writing programs using loops, statements, variables, and functions. Additional topics will include program design, flow charting, basic computer architecture and debugging techniques. (CSU)

CIS 201 F  Introduction to Python Programming 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts and techniques for writing software in the Python programming language. This course covers the syntax and semantics of data types, expressions, exceptions, control structures, input/output, methods, classes and pragmatics of Python programming. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

CIS 205 F  Advanced Spreadsheet (MS Excel) (formerly Spreadsheet Advanced MS Excel) 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 106 F or the ability to create and edit a spreadsheet

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course teaches advanced concepts with Microsoft Excel. Topics include PivotTables and PivotCharts, using advanced statistical, logical, financial and lookup functions, creating macros, templates and styles and prepare workbooks for distribution. Use of collaboration tools and advanced analysis are included. (CSU)

CIS 212 F Robotic Programming 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This class teaches basic programming concepts by creating applications for physical robotic devices. Students will learn how to connect to these robotic devices, how to design a program that controls the device, and how to download their program to the device. Programming topics include looping, making decisions, variables, and arrays. (CSU)

CIS 217 F Visual Basic Programming I 4 Units

Advisory: CIS 100 F or an understanding of basic computer programming concepts

72 hours lecture per term. This course covers the fundamentals of the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language. Emphasis is on variables, objects, events, methods, properties, control structures and error trapping. Forms, controls and basic use of an IDE are presented. An introduction to the development cycle, graphical user interface design principles, and documentation is provided. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation)

CIS 219 F Visual Basic Programming II 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 217 F

54 hours lecture per term. This course covers various specialized visual basic programming tasks including database management, component level programming, XML processing, distributed network programming, and embedded device programming. Students learn to create programs that read and write to databases, which are structured as components, process XML files, and can be distributed across a network. (CSU)

CIS 220 F Web Server Programming 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This course covers topics on Web programming for the Internet and Intranets. Topics include an explanation of how programs are run across the Internet, the various types of Web programs, and how information is loaded into network databases. Programming for both clients and servers will be covered in this class. Students should have a background in Web page design with HTML and have a background in Visual Basic programming. (CSU)

CIS 221 F Introduction to C# Programming 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. Students will learn basic programming concepts including variables, logical constructions, and data access. Students will also learn to use the C# programming language to create graphical user interface programs, web programs, and database programs. (CSU)

CIS 222 F  Computer Scripting (formerly CGI/Perl Scripting) 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F.

54 hours lecture and 36 hours lab per term. This course teaches the Perl scripting language. Topics include using Perl in Web Pages with CGI, basic Perl syntax, data types and functions. Topics also include using Perl with files and databases. Students must have a working knowledge of HTML. (CSU)

CIS 223 F Programming in C++ 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 226 F

This course is designed for students who have some experience with structured programming techniques. Students will learn the C++ programming language as it applies to business applications. Documenting, coding, entering, computing, and executing programs will take place on the personal computer. (CSU) (UC)

CIS 226 F Java Programming I 4 Units

72 hours lecture per term. This course is an introduction to designing, creating, and debugging Java programs. Students will learn the syntax of the Java programming language, how to design programs using Object Oriented Analysis and Design and how to create stand-alone programs. Emphasis is placed on program design, basic programming constructs including classes, objects, decision structures, repetition structures and inheritance. (CSU) (UC)

CIS 227 F Advanced C# Programming 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 221 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This is an advanced course in C# programming. Students learn how to create C# networking programs, Web Server programs, complex database programs and mobile applications. (CSU)

CIS 228 F Java Programming II 4 Units

Advisory: CIS 107 F and CIS 226 F.

72 hours lecture per term. This course covers advanced topics in Java programming. Topics include collections, interfaces, abstract classes, recursion and databases. Students will learn to flowchart user requirements. Students should be familiar with Microsoft Windows and programming. Students should be familiar with Microsoft Windows and with the Java programming language. (CSU)

CIS 229 F XML Programming 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 159 F.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course covers XML programming. Topics include using XML parsers in JavaScript and Java, using XML for file input/output, and connecting to XML databases. Students must have a working knowledge of XML. (CSU)

CIS 230 F PHP and MySQL Programming 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 152 F and CIS 154 F

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches how to use the PHP Web programming language and MySQL database program to create interactive, database-driven Web sites. Students learn how to create PHP enhanced pages, how to install and configure MySQL, and how to connect Web clients to the database. (CSU)

CIS 240 F Intro to Mobile Applications 4 Units

Advisory: CIS 226 F.

72 hours lecture per term. This course introduces students to creating mobile applications (apps) through software design, program logic, code development and testing, and utilizing appropriate software development tools. Course material includes fundamentals of mobile design, utilizing graphics and animation, developing interactive apps, building multi-screen applications and how to deploy and publish mobile apps. Students will also learn to use advanced software development tools. (CSU)

CIS 242 F Database II 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 142 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches advanced topics in personal databases using state-of-the-art database software. Students will learn how to design and implement complex databases, how to create complex queries and how to use Structured Query Language, how to create personal databases with other applications, and how to write database macro programs. Other topics include the theory of database design, interfacing personal databases with external databases, and creating internet personal databases. Students in this course should have fundamental skills in using a personal database. (CSU)

CIS 255 F Web Page Multimedia Design II 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 155 F.

54 hours lecture per term. This course teaches advanced concepts in Flash. Students learn how to write ActionScript and use advanced features in Flash to create sophisticated websites and animations. Topics include creating dynamic drop-down menus, pre-loaders, working with external movie files and sound, and connecting to a MySQL database. Students should have a working knowledge of beginning Flash concepts. (CSU)

CIS 270 F SQL Server Administration 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 180 F and CIS 107 F.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to the administration of Microsoft SQL Server. Students learn an overview of the SQL server environment, installing and administering SQL server, user and database management, and operating SQL server in a networking environment. Emphasis is placed on installing and administering SQL server, setting up user accounts and use access, and managing resources. (CSU)

CIS 280 F  Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 142 F with a grade of "C" or better

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course offers students an extensive introduction to database technology. The class covers the concepts of relational databases and the powerful SQL and PL/SQL programming languages. Students are taught to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve, and manipulate data. In addition, students learn to create PL/SQL blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports, and data management applications. Demonstrations and hands-on practice reinforce the fundamental concepts. (CSU)

CIS 281 F  Introduction to Networking Hardware 3 Units

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course builds on students' knowledge of basic networking concepts and theory through hands-on experience. The course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of network infrastructure, standards and technologies. Students will gain hands-on experience with current network design issues, protocols, and components. Hands-on experience will also include working with wired and wireless standards and network components such as servers, routers, switches, hubs and firewalls. (CSU)

CIS 285 F Windows Server 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 107 F and CIS 180 F

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to Microsoft Windows Server and enterprise networks. Students learn an overview of the Windows environment, installing and administering servers, domain management and networking. Emphasis is placed on managing a Windows network, setting up user accounts and user access, and managing resources. (CSU)

CIS 286 F Web Server Management 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 180 F and CIS 107 F with a grade of "C" or better

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to Microsoft Windows Information Server and enterprise networks. Students learn an overview of the Windows environment, installing and administering Internet information server, domain management and networking. Emphasis is placed on managing Internet information server, setting up user accounts and user access, and managing resources. (CSU)

CIS 287 F Exchange Server 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 180 F and CIS 040 F.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to the administration of Microsoft Exchange Server. Students learn an overview of the Exchange server environment, installing and administering Exchange server, user and database management, and operating Exchange server in a networking environment. Emphasis is placed on installing and administering Exchange server, setting up user accounts and user access, and managing resources. (CSU)

CIS 289 F Windows Active Directory 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 107 F and CIS 180 F

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course introduces students to Microsoft Windows Active Directory and enterprise networks. Students learn an overview of the Windows environment, installing and administering DNS servers, Active Directory management and networking. Emphasis is placed on managing a Windows Active Directory network, setting up user accounts and user access and managing resources. (CSU)

CIS 290 F  Linux/UNIX Operating System 3 Units

Advisory: CIS 107 F.

54 hours lecture and 18 hours lab per term. This course is an introduction to the Linux/UNIX operating system. Topics include configuring UNIX, using Linux/UNIX utilities to manage files and resources, and using Linux/UNIX on a network. Other topics include configuring common UNIX graphical user interfaces, solving operating system problems, and interfacing Linux/UNIX with other operating systems. Students should be familiar with another operating system such as Microsoft Windows or Windows NT. (CSU)

CIS 295 F  Computer Information Systems Internship 2-4 Units

18 hours lecture and 75-225 hours of supervised employment or 60-180 hours of unpaid internship per term. This course is designed to provide work experience directly related to the student's area of study in Computer Information Systems. This course offers career development opportunities for students and industry professionals who need to strengthen or broaden their skills to retain their current position or wish to advance in their current careers. Course awards 1 unit per 75 hours of paid internship or 1 unit per 60 hours of unpaid internship. (CSU)

CIS 298 F Advanced Computer Topics 3 Units

54 hours lecture per term. This course introduces advanced topics for students who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in various areas of computer information systems. Emphasis is placed on the current and future trends of information technology in today's computer industry. (CSU)