Regular Session

5/20/13 - 8/23/13

CIS 100 Introduction to Computing                                                             

This course presents computing concepts and technology, and introduces students to productivity applications used in the work place, such as E-mail, the Internet, word-processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, and presentation graphics. Students acquire skills by means of intensive, hands-on work in a computer laboratory. Students can take a CLEP test to waive CIS 100. Prerequisite: The basic skills listed in the CIS 001 course description are assumed.

03600 Demchur-Merry 3

CIS 131 Web Applications and Development                                                      

A practical, hands-on introduction to the design and development of a web site, this course introduces students with little to no experience in web scripting to the concepts, syntax, and structure of XHTML.  The course will also include an introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), an important presentation initiative, and Universal Design, the process of incorporating accessible design features into web pages.  The final project-based assignment will assess the comprehensive process of designing, developing, and publishing a personal or professional site on a web server.  Prerequisites: CIS 100 or equivalent computer skills or permission of the instructor.  3 cr.

03601 Churchill 3

CIS 210 Programming Concepts                                                                   

This course provides an elementary treatment of program control structures and data, file and object structures used to develop software. Topics include structured programming; program verification; data structures including arrays, lists, and stacks; objects; and indexed files. This course is designed to fulfill the CS1 requirement in the ACM computer science curriculum. Prerequisite: A grade of 'B' or higher in CIS101; or CIS101 and an introductory course in programming.

03602 Goodridge 3

CIS 231 Web Applications Development I                                                        

This course is a hands-on study of the underpinnings of the World Wide Web. Students will create complex Web sites using HTML 3.2 tags and JavaScript. Multimedia enhancements, such as graphics, animations, audio and video will also be explored. CIS 232 is strongly recommended as a follow-up course. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: CIS 101. CIS 131 is desirable.

03603 Kokoska 3

CIS 251 Web Authoring Tools                                                                   

Participants will explore the Web page development from the planning and  design stage through site publication. Students will incorporate end-user  analysis and profiling to design a site that meets the expectations of the target  audience. Students will review current design specifications to create sites that  follow the Web 2.0, Web 3.0, etc. standards.Students will utilize open source graphics editor that specializes in readying text, graphics, and for use on the Web, to manipulate graphics and advanced Web design elements.  Prerequisite: CIS131 Web Applications and Development or equivalent  experience in HTML coding. Credits: 3

03604 Kokoska 3