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Course Description

ENC 1101 English Composition I (P)* 3 Credits

This course presents the rhetorical principles of modern and classical essays, which in practical application enable students to compose college level expository and argumentative essays. This course contains a required speech component. Student will demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments. Prerequisite: Student must score into college-level reading and English on placement test or complete ENC 0001 with a grade of “C” or higher

PHI 2100 Introduction to Logic (P) 3 Credits

This course studies formal, deductive logic including the logic of syllogism and truth functions. Emphasis is placed on developing techniques for distinguishing valid arguments from invalid ones, such as hypothetical and categorical arguments, natural deduction, and truth table construction. Prerequisite: student must score into college-level English and reading on placement test.

STA 2023 Elementary Statistics I (P)* 3 Credits

This course includes measures of central tendency and variability, probability, random variables, normal and binomial distributions, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, correlation and simple linear regression, descriptive and inferential techniques and concepts which apply to sample data which has been gathered from a population. Prerequisite: MAT 1033 with a grade of “C” or higher (MAC 1105 is recommended), or placement scores.

MAC 1105 College Algebra (P)* 3 Credits

This course covers the following topics: functions and functional notation, domain and ranges of functions, graphs of functions and relations, operations on functions, inverse functions, polynomial and rational functions, absolute value and radical functions, exponential and logarithmic properties, functions, and equations; and systems of equations and inequalities. A graphics calculator is required for this course. Prerequisite: MAT 1033 with a grade of “C” or better, or placement scores.

Social/Behavioral Science

AFH 1000, AMH 2010, AMH 2020, ANT 2402, ANT 2410, ANT 2511, ANT 2930, ASH 2041, ASN 1010, CPO 2002, DEP 2004, ECO 2000, ECO 2013, ECO 2023, EUH 2000, EUH 2001, EUH 2002, GEA 2000, INR 2002, POS 1041, POS 2112, PSY 2012, SYG 2000, SYG 2010, WOH 2012, WOH 2022, WOH 2040

Humanities/Fine Arts

*AML 2010, *AML 2020, *ARH 2050, *ARH 2051, ART 1300C, ART 1301C, ART 2500C, CHI 1120, CHI1121, CHI 2220, CHI 2221, CRW 2001, CRW 2002, *ENC 1101, *ENC 1102, *ENC 1107, *ENL 2012, *ENL 2022, FRE 1120, FRE 1121, FRE 2220, FRE 2221, *HUM 1233, *HUM 1533, *HUM 1541, *HUM 2512, *IDS 1110, *IDS 1955,*LIT 2110, *LIT 2120, LIT 2300, LIT 2330, *MUL 2010, *MUL 2012, *ORI 1001, *PHI 1002, *PHI 1010, *PHI 1103, PHI 1450, *PHI 1635, *PHI 1801, *PHI 2630, REA 1205, *REL 1300, SPC 1300, *SPC 1600, SPN 1120,SPN 1121, SPN 2220, SPN 2221,
*THE 1000, *TPP 1110, TPP 2652

Natural Science/Mathematics

Natural Science: AST 1002, BOT 2010, BOT 2010L, BSC 1005, BSC 1005L, BSC 1009, BSC 1010, BSC 1010L, BSC 1011, BSC 1011L, BSC 1011C, BSC 1084, BSC 1254, BSC 1254L, BSC 1421, BSC 2093, BSC 2093L, BSC 2094, BSC 2094L, CHM 1020, CHM 1045, CHM 1045L, CHM 1046, CHM 1046L, CHM 1083, CHM 2210, CHM 2210L, CHM 2211, CHM 2211L, ESC 1000, GLY 1010, MCB 2010, MCB 2010L, MET 1001, OCB 1000, OCB 1000L, OCB 1630, OCB 1951C, OCE 2001, OCE 2001L, PCB 1030, PHY 1020, PHY 2048, PHY 2048L, PHY 2049, PHY 2049L, PHY 2053, PHY 2053L, PHY 2054, PHY 2054L, PSC 1341, PSC 1341L

*Mathematics: MAC 1105, MAC 1140, MGF 2106, MGF 2107, MAC 1114, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, MAC 2233, MAD 2104, MAP 2302, MAS 2103, MTG 2204, STA 2023, PHI 2100, (MAT 1033 and MTB 1321 may be used for A.A.S. programs, not Gordon Rule)

CTS 2304 Windows Network Infrastructure (P) 3 credits

This course teaches how to plan, configure, manage, secure, and troubleshoot a network infrastructure around features supported by the Microsoft Windows network operating system. Recommended prerequisite: CTS 1334.

CTS 2651 CCNA2: Router Technology (O) 3 credits


This course teaches the basics of networking hardware covering beginning router configurations, routed and routing protocols, and introduction to LAN switching. This is the second of a four-part series to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate examination. Prerequisite: CGS1283.

CTS 2652 CCNA3: Advanced Routers (O) 3 credits

This course teaches the principles and applications of networking hardware covering advanced router configurations, LAN switching, network management, and advanced network design. This is the third of a four-part series to prepare for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate examination. Prerequisite: CTS 2651.

CEN 2529 CCNA4: WAN Technologies (O) 3 credits


This course covers principles, applications, and implementation of networking hardware including advanced network design projects and advanced network management projects. This is the fourth of a four-part series to prepare students for the Cisco Networking Associate examination. Prerequisite: CTS 2652.

CEN 2940 Computer Science Internship (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how the skills and competencies obtained in the classroom apply in a professional setting. The course includes supervised work experience, instructional seminars, and project-based instruction. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

CET 1854 Introduction to Wireless Technology (O) 3 credits


This course teaches key wireless networking topics, including wireless technology and architecture, network design, types of wireless networks, and applications. Special focus is on technical matters, wireless communication products, wireless networking products, and wireless LANs products. It is recommended that all students have at least a basic knowledge of networking, including Protocol, the OSI module, and TCIP/IP.

CGS 1000 Introduction to Computer Usage (O) 3 credits


This course develops introductory-level skills on operating a microcomputer. The course includes hands-on instruction with beginning software. Students are introduced to the basics of Windows, a word processor, a database operation, and an electronic spreadsheet. Lab fee $20.00.

CGS 1002 Fundamentals of Computer Usage (O) ½ credit


This course introduces the basics of common applications of the computer, including word processing, data base, and spreadsheet software. Special emphasis is given to beginning commands and concepts necessary for these programs.

CGS 1003 Fundamentals of Computer Application (O) ½ credit


This course is an overview of fundamentals of computer usage. Students receive hands-on experiences in a variety of computer concepts. The course is modified to the specific needs of the participants.

CGS 1013 Computer Technology for Educators (O) 2 - 4 credits


This course covers the use of computer applications in education. Topics may include authoring software, presentation software, and the use of computer peripherals such as CD-ROMs and laser disks.

CGS 1053 Electronic Access to Educational Resources 1 credit


This course teaches skills and provides hands-on application in accessing educational information resources, including books, journals, newspapers, and other research material using online catalogs, databases, and the Internet. Educational testing sources, statistical sources, and specialized databases will be highlighted. Analysis of Internet sites, effective search strategies, information literacy, critical thinking skills, and citing electronic resources are also addressed.

CGS 1060 College Computing (P) 3 credits


This course teaches how to use a computer for academic purposes. Extensive study is made of Windows, a word processor, an electronic spreadsheet, and computer search techniques using a database application. Lab fee $20.00.

CGS 1061 Orientation to the Computer (O) 1 credit


This course teaches concepts fundamental to the use of microcomputers. It introduces a desktop computer operating system and a word processing application. This is an entry-level course requiring no previous computer knowledge.

CGS 1064 Introduction to Internet (O) 3 credit


This course teaches beginning techniques on how to use Internet tools, resources, and basic hardware and software components in order to enhance job skills, job goals, and job efficiency. Topics may include: the basic structure of the Internet, basic hardware/software and service provider components, basic Internet resources to achieve specific goals, utilizing popular browser(s), and beginning techniques for integrating Internet resource materials into the workplace.

CGS 1100 Introduction to Computer Applications for Business (P) 3 credits


This course introduces students to microcomputer applications for business. Major topics include Windows operating systems, word processing, financial spreadsheets, database applications, e-mail, local area networks, and the Internet. Lab fee $20.00.

CGS 1107 Electronic Access to Business Resources (O) 1 credit


This course teaches skills and provides hand-on application in accessing business information. Students learn to develop effective search strategies using online databases and the Internet. Sources include but are not limited to: Business Source Premier, Wilson Omni File, Census Bureau, Edgar Database, U.S. Department of Labor, and the Thomas Register.

CGS 1110 Computer Literacy I (O) 3 credits


This course teaches the fundamentals of operating computer equipment. Included are the basics of word processing, data base management, and electronic spreadsheets. Instruction includes lecture, demonstration, and personalized instruction.

CGS 1130 Electronic Access to Legal Resources (O) 1 credit


This course emphasizes electronic access to legal information. Students develop effective search strategies using online databases and the Internet. Sources include but are not limited to: Florida Statutes, Online Sunshine, Westlaw, U.S. Code, Thomas Federal Legislation, Copyright, and the Federal Register.

CGS 1160 Basic Computer Applications (O) 3 credits


This course teaches skills for the use of microcomputers including hands-on instruction with popular software. Students learn basic PC operations and file management, the use of popular applications including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. This is an entry-level course requiring no previous computer knowledge.

CTS 1650 CCNA1: Networking Basics (O) 3 credits


The purpose of this course is to prepare a student to learn and apply the basics of computer networking using common network devices. The course covers the OSI model and industry standards, network topologies, IP addressing including subnet masks, and basic network design. This is the first of a series of courses designed to prepare students for industry certification exams leading to the Cisco Certified Networking Associate or the Microsoft Certified Professional Systems Engineer.

CTS 2653 CCNA4: WAN Technologies (O) 3 credits

This course covers principles, applications, and implementation of networking hardware including advanced network design projects and advanced network management projects. This is the fourth of a four-part series to prepare students for the Cisco Networking Associate
examination. Prerequisite: CTS 2652.

CGS 1510 Electronic Spreadsheet (O) 1 credit


This course introduces the student to the fundamental commands in an electronic spreadsheet program and to some common uses of such a program.

CGS 1520 Orientation to Business Graphics (O) 1 credit


This course is an orientation to business graphics software. Students create text, charts, and graphs using the microcomputer.

CGS 1522 Presentation Graphics (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how to design and develop PowerPoint presentations and to prepare students to take the specialist-level examination for Microsoft Office PowerPoint. Prior to taking this class, students need to know how to open, edit and save word processing documents; open and navigate an Internet browser; and perform basic disk and file management operations.

CGS 1540 Introduction to Access (O) 3 credits


This course teaches relational database design and how to create powerful applications using the Microsoft Access software package. Topics include designing and crating tables, queries, forms, reports, macros, and modules, with emphasis on business application.

CGS 1550 Introduction to the World Wide Web (O) 3 credits


This course teaches what the World Wide Web (WWW) is, how to browse and search it, and how to write effective Web pages using the HyperText Markup Language (HTML). It also demonstrates how to use Web-based interfaces to other Internet services. The course includes a discussion of basic theory as well as practical hands-on exercises. Lab fee $20.00.

CGS 1552 Orientation to RiverNet (O) 1 credit


This course teaches fundamental skills involved in using the IRCC RiverNet employee computer network. Topics include the Windows Network Operating System and use of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook for job-related activities.

CGS 1555 Orientation to the Internet (O) 1 credit


This entry-level course exposes students to the fundamental concepts involved in using the Internet. Course content includes Internet access techniques, network etiquette, electronic mail and conferencing, file transfer, and use of the World Wide Web. The course involves lecture and online demonstrations by the instructor and simultaneous
hands-on activities for students.

CGS 1580 Orientation to Desktop Publishing (O) 1 credit


This course provides an overview of desktop publishing concepts. The student learns to use a personal computer, mouse, and laser printer for initial instruction in assembling documents with graphics, illustrations, and text.

CGS 1700 Introduction to Operating Systems (P) 3 credits


This course covers the hardware, software, and operating system concepts used with computer systems. It focuses on popular operating systems such as Windows, DOS, and UNIX. Emphasis is on utility commands, kernel software, shell programs, and connectivity.

CGS 1820 Orientation to Expression Web (O) 1 credit


This course provides students with an orientation to Expression Web application software. Students learn how to create web pages, set page titles, add headlines, work with colors and font styles, make tables, and build bulleted and numbered lists. Recommended Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Internet and HTML.

CGS 1821 Web Site Development (P) 3 credits


This course teaches how to create, publish and manage Web sites with visual HTML tools and graphic editing software (Macromedia Dreamweaver and Fireworks). Students create dynamic Web sites, incorporating custom designed graphics, text, Flash movies, DHTML, Java Applets, cascading styles sheets, templates, libraries, tablets, forms and user interactivity.

CGS 1822 Web Page Design with Expression Web (O) 3 credits


This course teaches Web page design using Microsoft Expression Web, including creating tables, forms, and frames. Other topics include an overview of DHTML, Java, JavaScript, and managing and publishing Web sites.

CGS 1843 Introduction to E-Commerce (O) 3 credits


This course teaches students the technological issues associated with setting up and monitoring an electronic commerce web site. Students will study management issues, software and hardware selection, and 3rd party vendor options. Recommended prerequisite: CGS 1821 - Web Site Development.

CGS 1871 Introduction to Multimedia (O) 3 credits


This course teaches the various elements that comprise the multimedia developmental environment. This includes hardware and software tools: text, sound, images, animation, video; multimedia authoring tools, and multimedia tools for the Web. It also covers how to plan and produce multimedia projects, and testing and delivery options for multimedia projects. Lab fee $20.00.

CGS 1872 Orientation to Multimedia (O) 1 credit


This course teaches multimedia terms, definitions, and possible applications. The focus is on utilizing existing desktop applications and freeware/shareware applications from the Internet in order to view, play, save, and edit simple multimedia elements: i.e., sound, video, text, and graphics.

CGS 1876 Web Animation (P) 3 credits


This course teaches how to create and publish interactive, multimedia animations and web sites with macromedia Flash p. Recommended prerequisite: CGS 1821.

CGS 1930 Special Topics in Computers (O) 1 - 3 credits


This course focuses on basic skill development of selected topics in computer and information technology. Topics may include: popular application suites or programs, utilizing operating systems(s), multimedia software/hardware, the basics of computer system components or network components, desktop publishing, authoring/presentational tools, and Internet resources.

CGS 2172 E-Commerce Design (O) 3 credits


This course teaches technological issues associated with setting up, maintaining, and administrating an electronic-commerce web site. Students implement a transaction-enabled business-to-consumer web site. Strategies and products available for building electronic-commerce sites are examined. Management issues and complementary options for existing business infrastructures are studied. Students learn how to implement the technology in electronic transactions through hands-on experiences. Recommended prerequisites are experience with network administration, CGS 1876, COP 2841, CTS 2310.

CTS 2106 Advanced Operating Systems UNIX/Linux (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how to install and use fundamental commands and utilities of UNIX/Linux based operating systems. It focuses on system administration, hardware configuration, user management, and TCP/IP networking protocols. The course involves extensive hands-on activities and practical exercises. Recommended prerequisite: CGS 1700.

CGS 2874 Advanced Multimedia (O) 3 credits


This course teaches advanced multimedia techniques by creating a project-based multimedia digital video movie for use in multiple mediums of distribution including the Web, presentational software, authoring tools, software applications, executable files, and animation software programs such as Flash. The student created video movie includes original work done by the student in the following areas of study: digital photos, digital photo editing, digital camcorder, digital video editing programs, digital music, digital music editing software programs, and CD/DVD recording procedures. Recommended prerequisite: CGS 1871.

CGS 2878 Multimedia Programming (O) 3 credits


This course teaches the concepts and skills of using Macromedia Director to create movies and multimedia productions for DVD, Kiosks, CD-ROM or the Web. The fundamentals of lingo scripting language are taught to create highly visual, animated and interactive movies for the Web or for DVD/CD distribution.

CGS 2932 Advanced Special Topics in Computers (O) 3 credits


This course focuses on developing advanced skills and utilization techniques related to selected topics in computer and information technology. Topics may include: popular application suites or programs, utilizing operating system(s), multimedia software/hardware, the basics of computer system components or network components, desktop publishing, authoring/presentational tools, and Internet resources.

CIS 1000 Introduction to Information Technology 3 credits


This course establishes an understanding of the fundamentals required for further study in the field through a general survey of the methods and techniques of processing data. Emphasis is on the general purpose computer and its use in business and industry. This course serves as an introduction to computer terminology, computer equipment, and fundamental concepts for using PC-based software.  Topics covered include computer hardware and its operation, operating systems and application software, networks and computer communications, the Internet and the World Wide Web, development of information systems, programming, and career opportunities.  The ways in which computers affect our lives now and in the future are explored.

Being computer literate enables you to make informed purchasing decisions, use computers in your career, understand and take advantage of future technologies, and understand the many ethical, legal, and societal implications of technology.  Introduction to Information Technology is a distance learning course designed to be delivered over the Internet.  Students complete assignments and communicate with the instructor via Mail and Discussions in Blackboard.  As deemed appropriate throughout the semester, “Chat” may be used. Lab fee $20.00.

CIS 2321 Computer Systems Design (P) 3 credits


This course teaches the fundamental elements of computer systems analysis and design. Students study the systems development life cycle and develop the skills necessary to analyze and design large-scale systems through case studies. This course also addresses issues related to professional practices in the field of computer science.

CIS 2350 Computer Security Policies and Disaster Preparedness (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how to develop computer security policies, including specific plans about disaster preparedness in computing. Such policies and plans determine how computer professionals should react to security breaches or destructive acts of nature. Students will study existing policies and will use and develop software for creating and tracking security policies and plans. Recommended prerequisites: CTS1814.

CIS 2381 Computer Forensics (O) 3 credits


This course teaches forensic concepts and techniques related to information security. Topics will include computer system data recovery with a particular emphasis on computer evidence handling and computer crime detection. Students will be required to recover data from computers that may have been involved in computer crimes. The students will use and develop computer software tools to reboot suspect computers, detect evidence of computer crime, and preserve that evidence for later use. Recommended prerequisites: CET 1178 and CGS 2760.

COP 1332 Visual Basic.NET (O) 3 credits


This course teaches Microsoft Visual Basic.NET for Windows at an introductory level. Students learn to create applications which operate in a Microsoft Windows environment using Visual Basic.NET. Topics include, but are not limited to, creating a Windows application, designing and creating forms, using menus, common dialog boxes, procedures, functions, arrays, decision statements and loops. Prerequisite: COP 2000 or permission of instructor. Lab fee $20.00.

COP 1800 Java Programming (P) 3 credits


This course teaches Java Programming at an introductory level. Topics include the basic elements of Java including objects, classes, control structures, GUI (graphic user interfaces), methods, arrays and an introduction to applets. Prerequisite: COP 1830. Recommended prerequisite: COP 2000.

COP 1830 Web Client Programming (O) 3 credits


This course teaches the fundamentals of programming concepts with programs that yield visible or audible results in Web pages and Web-based applications. Topics include Web page design, server and client side scripting. ActiveX controls, and the essentials of electronic commerce. Additional topics may include HTML, Dynamic HTML, and XML and scripting languages such as JavaScript and VBScript. Recommended prerequisite: COP 2000 or experience with a procedural computer programming language.

COP 2000 Introduction to Computer Programming I (P) 3 credits


This course teaches beginning programming techniques necessary to write well documented, structured computer programs. The course emphasizes the planning process using examples involving sequence, decision, and iteration. Although the emphasis is on logic and algorithm development, programs are coded and implemented using a modern programming language. Recommended prerequisite: MAT 1033. Lab fee $20.00.

COP 2001 Computer Programming II (P) 3 credits


This course teaches the design and analysis of simple algorithms and data structures as a continuation of COP 2000. Topics include arrays, stack, queries, linked lists, tree structures, sorting, and searching. Assignments are given in a modern procedural programming language. Prerequisite: COP 2000. Lab fee $20.00.

COP 2334 C++ Programming (P) 3 credits


This course teaches the C++ Programming language for students with a prior working knowledge of the “C” programming language. The course reviews “C” programming and covers the basic elements of C++ including data structures. Topics include input/output, control structures, user-defined functions, arrays, strings, recursion, records, classes, data abstraction, pointers, linked lists, stacks, queues, searching/sorting algorithms, and binary trees. Prerequisite: COP 2000. Lab fee $20.00.

COP 2360 C# Programming (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how to program using the Microsoft C# programming language. Students learn how to work with a set of classes known as the Common Language Runtime (CLR) and they also gain an in-depth understanding of the Microsoft .NET framework, its architecture, main components and supported technologies. Recommended prerequisite: COP 2001.

COP 2701 Database Programming (P) 3 credits


This course teaches the fundamentals of using a relational database and the programming language available with the database software. Recommended Prerequisite: COP 2000. Lab fee $20.00.

COP 2822 Web Page Authoring (O) 1 credit


This course provides a basic overview of how to write and edit Internet World Wide Web (WWW) documents using the HyperText Markup Language (HTML). It includes an explanation of how to create your own Web pages using hyperlinks and a variety of options for manipulating text, graphic, audio, and other forms of data. Recommended Prerequisite: CGS 1555.

COP 2841 Advanced Web Programming CGI/Perl (O) 3 credits


This course teaches how to use Common Gateway Interface (CGI) scripting language. This course offers a comprehensive explanation of using CGS to serve dynamic content along with the current techniques available with the CGI.pm module and the latest versions of PERL. The course begins with how CGI works, then shows the student how to develop the subtle details of a CGI program. Recommended prerequisite: CGS 2760 and COP 1830.

CTS 1101 Orientation to Windows (O) 1 credit


This course teaches how to use Microsoft Windows in a command line environment. Emphasis is placed on how to use the Windows environment for file management, how to share data through clipboards, how to activate and work with several applications at once, and how to manipulate the mouse.

CTS 1104 Windows Professional (P) 3 credits


This course teaches how to work in the Microsoft Windows Professional environment. It covers such topics as installation, configuration, and administration of the Microsoft Windows Professional operating system in a networked environment.

CTS 1105 Introduction to Microsoft Windows (O) 3 credits


This course introduces students to Microsoft Windows. This is a hands-on class requiring no prior knowledge of MS Windows. Basic, intermediate, and some advanced features are covered. Lab fee $20.00.

CTS 1155 Introduction to Help Desk Concepts (O) 3 credits


This course is designed for IT majors and covers the business, technical, and interpersonal skills needed to succeed in a help desk setting. It addresses all major aspects of help desk operations including customer support, processing and resolving incidents, and knowledge management.


CTS 1261 Excel I (O) 3 credits


This course teaches beginning-level skills in electronic spreadsheets and examines the functional capabilities and applications for spreadsheet software through hands-on usage of the Excel package. The course focuses on electronic spreadsheets, data base management, computer generated charts and graphs. Lab fee $20.00.

CTS 1280 Advanced Excel (O) 3 credits


This course teaches advanced skills and design concepts necessary for employing Microsoft Excel to provide solutions to complex business problems. This course covers advanced topics in spreadsheet and workbook design, complex formulas, functions, list and data management, and macros and Visual Basic for Applications. The course includes hands-on experiences with exercises and projects to provide students with a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Prerequisite: CTS 1261.

CTS 1330 MS-Exchange Implementation/Support (O) 3 credits


This course teaches students to install, configure, and administer a Microsoft Windows® Exchange server. This course also addresses the issues related to integration of the Exchange e-mail server with Microsoft Windows Server operating system. Recommended prerequisite: CTS 1814.

CTS 1400 Orientation to ACCESS (O) 1 credit


This course covers the basics of database management using a graphics-based software. It teaches decision making strategies as well as the mechanics of creating tables, queries, forms, and reports.

CTS 1551 Orientation to Multimedia (O) 1 credit


This course teaches an extensive introduction to multimedia authoring software with an emphasis on academic/business uses. Hands-on instruction is provided ranging from basic concepts of creating and manipulating objects to building multimedia applications.

CTS 1334 Windows Server (O) 3 credits


This course teaches Microsoft Windows Server. Topics include installation, configuration, and administration of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system in a networked environment. Recommended prerequisite: CTS 1104.


CTS 2310 Network Security (O) 3 credits

This course teaches how to design security for computer networks. Students learn how to analyze current networking environments and design a security solution, a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Windows network services security. Recommended prerequisite: CET 1178 and CTS 1104.

CTS 2343C Server 2008 Application Infrastructure Configuration (O) 3 credits

This course teaches the skills necessary to deploy, configure and manage the applications that come with Windows Server 2008. This includes Windows deployment services, hyper-v and virtual machines, terminal services, web services, file transfer protocol services, simple mail transfer protocol services, certification services and Sharepoint services. This course prepares the student for the Microsoft 70-643 pro level exam. Recommended basic knowledge of Microsoft networking and active directory services.
CTS 2342C Server 2008 Enterprise Administration (O) 3 credits

This course teaches the skills necessary to design and plan a Windows Server 2008 network and active directory infrastructure in large environments. Topics include designing or planning for network access, terminal services, active directory forests and domains, enterprise-level group policy strategy, branch office deployment strategies, public key infrastructure, software updates and compliance management, virtualization strategies, and business continuity and data availability. This course prepares the student for the Microsoft 70-647 pro level exam. Recommended a strong background in Microsoft networking and active directory services.
CTS 2811 Administering MS SQL Server (P) 3 credits


This course teaches how to install, configure, administer, and troubleshoot the client-server database management system of Microsoft SQL Server. Prerequisite: CTS 1334.

CET 1178 A+ Certification Training I (O) 3 credits

This course prepares the student for a career in the personal computer industry. It also helps prepare the student for the A+ Certification examination, which measures the competencies required by a service technician with six months of onthe- job experience. Students learn how to install, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot, and repair microcomputer hardware.

ACG 2001 Financial Accounting I (P) 3 credits

This course presents fundamental principles and procedures of recording, classifying, and summarizing financial data and includes accruals and deferrals, depreciation, inventory, payroll, cash control, and notes payable. Lab fee $12.00.

ETI 1091 Introduction to Emerging Technologies (O) 3 credits

This course teaches how to use emerging technologies for learning in the contemporary workplace. The course explores the use of wireless technologies, electronic portfolios, e-books, communications software, Web-based instruction, blended learning environments, voice-over IP technology, voice recognitio software, SmartBoards, collaboration tools, virtual spaces, and other relevant technologies.

ETD 1812 QuarkXpress (O) 3 credits

This course introduces students to the QuarkXpress layout and design software used in the graphics design industry. The course consists of a series of lessons covering the tools and functions of this program. QuarkXpress is an integrated publishing package used to combine text pictures, typography, writing, editing, and printing in one application.

OST 2821 Desktop Publishing (O) 3 credits

This course emphasizes assembling and designing publications, such as brochures, flyers, newsletters, and business reports, using full-feature electronic publishing software. The student learns to use the personal computer, mouse, laser printer, and scanner as the primary workstation for preparing documents that include text with a variety of typefaces, graphics, and illustrations. Lab fee $20.00.

OST 1713 Microsoft Word (O) 3 credits

This course teaches Microsoft Word software through hands-on instruction. Usingan exercise-oriented approach, students become proficient in the application of Microsoft Word. Keyboarding skills are recommended.

Two sections of Microsoft Word (OST 1713) are offered as distance learning courses designed to be delivered over the Internet.  One section is graded A through F.  The other section is graded as Satisfactory (S) or Unsatisfactory (U).  Students complete assignments and communicate with the professor through Mail in Blackboard. 

The objective of the course is to acquaint students with the proper procedures to create documents suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use.  This course will help students discover the underlying functionality of Word so they may become more productive. 

CTS 1101 Orientation to Windows (O) 1 credit

This course teaches how to use Microsoft Windows in a command line environment. Emphasis is placed on how to use the Windows environment for file management, how to share data through clipboards, how to activate and work with several applications at once, and how to manipulate the mouse.

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