This is the first of two courses in a series to be offered covering the Cisco Academy semesters 1 and 2. Students will develop skills and knowledge in network media installation and testing, router and switch installation and configuration, and concepts of Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs). Instruction will be completed through online resources, lecture, and hands-on skills development. Students will be prepared for Cisco Certified Network Associate certification exams upon completion of both courses.
An introductory course in web page development with HTML and XHTML. Also included will be various software packages that automate the web page design process. These may include Dreamweaver, Front Page, and others. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to create simple, but useful web pages. Topics include: the Internet, tables, frames, forms, scripting language(s), multi-media.
A comprehensive exposure to the use of microcomputer spreadsheet concepts, capabilities and applications beyond the introductory level; focusing on developing expertise in using a contemporary spreadsheet software package and companion products to develop business systems.
A comprehensive exposure to the use of database software concepts, capabilities and application; focusing on relational database techniques, SQL, normalization, database programming, and developing application systems. A final/comprehensive project will be required.
This course provides an exposure to microcomputer operating systems and hardware. Topics include hardware, trouble- shooting, operating system commands, system utilities, memory managers, and graphical user interface (GUI) software.
A comprehensive exposure to the use of microcomputer database software concepts, capabilities and application; focusing on relational database techniques, database programming, and developing business application systems.
This course is designed to enhance and develop problem-solving skills. It concentrates on creative problem solving by: (1) studying the process of problem-solving (2) solving a wide and progressively more difficult set of problems and (3) translating the manual solutions to computer programming or application software solutions. Both procedural and object-oriented problem solving methods will be used.
An introductory programming course for information technology or CIS majors. The development of solutions through a set of logical steps and basic control structures (including selection and iteration) will be introduced. Students will write, debug, and execute programs using a high level visual programming language.
An introduction to and application of algorithmic processes. The development of solutions through a set of logical steps, including structured design will be emphasized. A high-level language will be used to implement these solutions on a computer. Students will write, debug, and execute programs in the business or scientific areas.