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Course Catalog: Computer Information Systems

CS 0011 1.0
Basic Computer Skills
A course designed to introduce the basic computer skills to the beginning student. File management, word processing, and online course management will be emphasized. All coursework will be completed using the computer and appropriate software.
Prerequisite: None

CS 1003 3.0
Microcomputer Appl
A course designed to develop skills to use microcomputers to manage information. The student will complete in depth hands-on assignments using application software in spreadsheets, database management, word processing, presentations, and the operating system. These assignments will develop students' ability to locate, organize, store, retrieve, evaluate, synthesize, and annotate information from print, electronic, and other sources in preparation for solving problems and making informed decisions. Keyboarding skills are recommended. MAI, HOT

CS 1012 2.0
Intro Comp for Culinary Arts
This course is an introduction to the tools for managing information. These tools are used to develop students' ability to locate, organize, store, retrieve, evaluate, synthesize, and annotate information in preparation for solving problems and making informed decisions as it relates to the Culinary Arts. The students will complete hands-on introductions to managing information using application software for word processing, presentations, and spreadsheets. Keyboarding skills are recommended.

CS 1013 3.0
Survey of Computers&Information Systems
This course is an introduction to the tools for managing information. In this course students will build their knowledge of key technology concepts, including the functions of the Internet and Web, computer systems and applications, and the range of ethical issues that continue to emerge in our global, technology-driven society. An information system includes people, procedures, hardware, software, and data. These components are used to develop students' ability to locate, organize, store, retrieve, evaluate, synthesize and annotate information from print, electronic, and other sources in preparation for solving problems and making informed decisions. The students will complete hands-on introduction to managing information using applications software for word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, and database management. Keyboarding skills are recommended. MAI, HOT, MTH

CS 1063 3.0
Microcomp Oper
A course designed to familiarize students with the microcomputer hardware and operating system software. Topics include the PC microprocessor and support chips, ROM software, ROM BIOS, Utility software and diagnostics, Operating System and its functions, networking environment, and peripheral coordination.

CS 1073 3.0
Internet Programming
A course designed for programming Internet applications. The student will learn to design and implement programs that can be accessed from web browsers. It will include planning, creating, testing, improving and publishing web-based applications. Keyboarding skills are recommended.
Prerequisite: None

CS 1093 3.0
C# Programming
The course will use C# to explain programming concepts including object-oriented programming (classes, methods, objects, etc), how to use variables, data types (arrays, strings, numbers, lists, queues, stacks, etc), control structures (conditionals, looping, recursion, etc.) basic algorithms (sorting, searching, etc.), and some advanced ideas (exception handling, threads, input/output streams, etc.).

CS 1133 3.0
Found of Management Information Systems
Students will learn the impact and role of Management Information Systems (MIS) within the organization and understand the importance and impact of ethical topics as they apply to Information systems. Topics covered include: Decision Support Systems, Database structure, enterprise applications, e-commerce, social and ethical issues related to information technology, information technology and how it impacts the strategic development of the organization. In addition, students will understand MIS and the strategic role it plays in management of the organization and learn to identify important business processes and align technology tools that support chosen business strategies. The course will help students understand the role of Information Technology as a critical element of today's business environment and meet employers' expectations that college graduates have an understanding of concepts and terms within management information systems. MAI

CS 1143 3.0
Implementing Info Sys-User Perspective
Introduction to object-oriented program language in the context of developing and implementing various components of a Management Information System with particular attention given to producing standard Windows and Web user interface forms. Topics are presented in a sequence that allows the student to learn how to deal with a visual interface while acquiring important programming skills such as creating projects with objects, decisions, loops, lists, and arrays. Students are presented with interface design guidelines throughout the course. Class will include numerous projects covering foundational programming.
Prerequisite: CS 1133

CS 1153 3.0
Network I (Cisco)
The Network I course is designed to provide students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology that will empower them to enter employment or further education and training in the computer networking field. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, local area networks (LANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) model, cabling, cabling tools, routers, network devices, Ethernet, and Internet Protocol (IP) addressing.
Prerequisite: None

CS 1163 3.0
Network 2 (Cisco)
The Network 2 course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, wide area networks (WANs), transmission control protocol/ internet protocol (TCP/IP), IP addressing, routers, router configuration, routing protocols, and access control lists (ACLs). Particular emphasis is given to understanding the nature of and components of networks that make up LANs and WANs. Co/Prerequisite: CS 1153

CS 1173 3.0
Implement Info Sys-Data Perspective
Continuation to object-oriented programming in the context of developing and implementing various components of a Management Information System with particular attention given to database incorporation. Students learn to bind data tables to a data grid and bind individual data fields to controls such as labels and text books in user interfaces. Students learn to query arrays, lists, and databases. Class will include numerous projects covering intermediate programming.
Prerequisite: CS 1143

CS 1183 3.0
Project Management
A course designed to study the basic steps and techniques used in the analysis, design, and development of projects. The student will learn to locate, organize, store, retrieve, evaluate, synthesize, and annotate information from print, electronic and other sources needed to solve the problems and make informed decisions for the completion of a successful project. The course will also cover the use of a project management tool to control the project.
Prerequisite: None.

CS 1233 3.0
Operating Sys (Microsoft)
A course designed to familiarize students with the workstation operating system software. Topics include the commands and procedures to interact and control your workstation's operating system environment and peripheral coordination. Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, customize, optimized, maintain, and troubleshoot the workstation operating system.
Prerequisite: None

CS 2003 3.0
Database Structure
This course covers how to plan, create, and maintain relational databases. The course includes creating databases, tables, and indexes while working with information, such as, inserting, deleting, and updating data with queries and built-in functions. Advanced tasks include exploring table types, transactions, and administering the database. Keyboarding skills are recommended.

CS 2073 3.0
CIS Internship
This course is a supervised work experience in an information technology environment using the skills and related knowledge learned in previous courses. The instructor will do coordination of work experience to classroom learning. Time will be arranged to discuss this experience. This course should be taken in the last semester of the student's degree/certificate completion.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Computer Information Systems Program and consent of the instructor.

CS 2143 3.0
Network Server I
A course to familiarize the student with the skills needed to manage a network using Microsoft Server Operating System. This course will provide the skills necessary to install, configure, customize, optimize, network, integrate, and troubleshoot Microsoft Server Operating System and the Active Directory environment.
Prerequisite: CS 1063, CS 1153, CS 1163, and CS 1233 or consent of instructor.

CS 2163 3.0
Network Server 2 (Security)
A course to familiarize the student with the skills needed to manage a secure Microsoft Windows Server Operating System. Topics include: Securing servers based on function, designing a secure infrastructure, and security policies, procedures, group policy objects, and management.
Prerequisite: CS 2143 or consent of instructor.

CS 2193 3.0
Network 3
The Network 3 course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. Instruction includes, but is not limited to, a review of Open System Interconnection (OSI) and Reference Model and OSI layer functions. Variable-length subnet masking (VLSM), local area network (LAN), switching, virtual LANs (VLANs), LAN design, interior gateway routing protocol (IGRP), and network management. Particular emphasis is given to students being able to demonstrate the ability to apply material from previous semesters to a network and be able to demonstrate the ability to apply material from previous semesters to a network and be able to explain how and why a particular strategy is employed.
Prerequisites: CS 1153, CS 1163

CS 2203 3.0
Network 4
The Network 4 course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. Instruction includes, but is not limited to point to point protocols (PPPs), network address translation (NAT), integrated services digital network (ISDN), dial-on-demand routing (DDR), frame relays and network management. The student will prepare for the CCNA exam and have the option to prepare for the Network+ Certification Exam. Studies from previous semesters (Network 1, 2, and 3) will be incorporated into a practical final exams.
Prerequisites: CS 1153, CS 1163, and CS 2193

CS 2701-2705 1.0-5.0
I.S.-Computer Info Sys
A specialized program of study directly related to the department's area of expertise. The course is arranged between a faculty member and student and takes into consideration the needs, interests and background of the student.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor

CS 2711-2715 1.0-5.0
Special Topics-CIS
Courses are offered to accommodate special interests of students and/or faculty. Typically, the course will cover new material not currently contained in the curriculum at ECC.
Prerequisite: None

CS 2881 1.0
Program Capstone-CIS
This course is designed to provide students with the skills for seeking employment and to manage their careers effectively. Topics covered include conduction a job search, interviewing techniques, employment correspondence, acquiring web-based skills, and resume and portfolio development for job search and/or career advancement. Student will also demonstrate technology and academic proficiencies (complete WorkKeys assessment). This course should be taken the last or next to last semester prior to graduation.

 
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