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CIS 101: Introduction To Computers And Information Systems

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Introduction to the role of computer information systems within modern organizations. Topics include hardware and software functions, programming, systems development and networks. Students use computers for programming, as well as popular microcomputer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management.

CIS 107: Introduction to Database Systems

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Introduction to relational database management concepts. Includes database creation, manipulation, modification and reporting; queries using SQL and Query-by-Example (QBE); and database design and normalization.

CIS 111: Computer User Support

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Computer user support methodologies; focus on understanding interpersonal skills required for user support.

CIS 112: Help Desk Concepts

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Introduction to computer help desk methodologies using the ITIL framework.

CIS 114: Virtualization Concepts

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 218.

Introduction to virtualization concepts, with an overview of virtualization products. Creation, configuration and management of virtual machines. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 115: Cloud Computing Essentials

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 112 and CIS 101.

Introduction to cloud computing. Implementation, management, security and privacy issues associated with cloud computing. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/system managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 116: Cloud Implementation

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 114, CIS 115.

Implementing cloud services in the enterprise. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/system managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 117: Introduction to SQL Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Using SQL to retrieve, insert, update, and delete information from relational databases. Creating row and aggregate functions, inner and outer joins, set operations, subqueries and parameter queries.

CIS 118: Visual Basic For Applications Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101 and COMP 109 and COMP 111.

Fundamental concepts of application development using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).

CIS 119: Introduction To Programming Using Visual Basic

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Fundamental programming concepts and application development for students new to programming. Covers flowcharting and pseudocode; algorithms and program structure; control structures; objects, events and variables; modular design, sub-programs and functions; and file processing.

CIS 120: Introduction to NoSQL Databases

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 107 or CIS 117.

Introduction to NoSQL databases. Fundamentals of NoSQL databases and survey of NoSQL products.

CIS 181: Technical And Professional Writing

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Writing course designed to teach professional-level written communication in technical fields.

CIS 200: Windows PowerShell

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 218.

Automating system administration functions in Windows using Windows PowerShell.

CIS 201: UNIX/LINUX System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 218 or CS 130.

Introduction to UNIX and Linux system administration. Occupational preparation for PC-support personnel, programmers and network systems managers.

CIS 206: MS Windows Server System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 218.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 209: Visual Basic .Net Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 119.

Windows programming, using Visual Basic.NET forms, controls, menus, procedures, arrays and error-handling techniques. Accessing files and databases. Designed for students familiar with programming concepts, but little or no experience with Visual Basic.NET.

CIS 213: MS Exchange Server Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 206.

Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations/administration personnel.

CIS 217: BlackBerry Enterprise Server System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 213.

Introduction to BlackBerry Enterprise Server system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 218: MS Windows Desktop System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows desktop system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 219: VMware vSphere System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and either CIS 201 or 206.

Introduction to VMware vSphere system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 220: Introduction To Electronic Commerce

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: BUS 101 and COMP 103.

Survey of electronic commerce and the use of the Internet to conduct business. Includes an interdisciplinary exploration of the issues, trends, opportunities and technologies which shape electronic commerce.

CIS 221: MS Win Server Enterprise System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 206.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Server, with emphasis on enterprise system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 222: MS Private Cloud Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206.

Introduction to configuration and administration of a Microsoft private cloud. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 223: MS Sharepoint Server Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 206.

Introduction to Microsoft Sharepoint Server, with emphasis on system administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 224: Apache Web Server Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 201 or 206.

Installing, configuring and trouble-shooting the Apache Web Server on multi-platform environments.

CIS 225: Citrix XenApp Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206.

Introduction to Citrix XenApp administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 226: Citrix XenDesktop Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 114 and CIS 206.

Introduction to Citrix XenDesktop administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 228: Apple macOS System Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 101.

Introduction to macOS desktop and server administration. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 229: Advanced Visual Basic .NET Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 209.

Developing and distributing advanced Visual Basic .NET applications. Designed for individuals with experience in Visual Basic programming.

CIS 230: Active Server Pages Using Visual Basic

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107 and CIS 119.

Developing Internet and intranet business applications with Active Server Pages and Visual Basic. Accessing databases, managing enterprise data, and implementing transaction processing, electronic commerce and Internet mail.

CIS 231: SQL Server Design And Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107 and CIS 119.

Designing and implementing SQL Server databases. Programming in Transact-SQL. Designed for students and professionals seeking Microsoft certification.

CIS 232: SQL Server Database Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 206 and CIS 231.

Administering, backing up and recovering SQL Server databases. Designed for students and professionals seeking Microsoft certification.

CIS 234: Oracle Design and Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 117 or CIS 107.

Programming in SQL and creating basic PL/SQL procedures. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 235: Oracle PL/SQL Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 234.

Programming PL/SQL procedures, functions, triggers, packages and object types in Oracle's SQL*Plus and Procedure Builder environments. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 236: Oracle Database Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 201 or CIS 206 or CIS 234.

Administering, backing up and recovering Oracle databases. Designed for students and professionals seeking Oracle certification.

CIS 237: Advanced SQL Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 107 or CIS 117.

Using SQL to clean and consolidate data; perform correlated subqueries and hierarchical retrievals; write SQL queries; and access object-relational data, VARRAYs and nested tables.

CIS 238: Data Warehousing with SQL Server

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 107 or CIS 117.

Using Microsoft SQL Server to create data warehouses and analyze warehoused data.

CIS 239: Crystal Reports

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 107, CIS 117.

Developing database-independent reports using Crystal Reports.

CIS 243: Systems Analysis And Design

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Analyzing and designing information systems. Information gathering, cost-benefit analysis, systems modeling techniques and prototyping.

CIS 244: UML For Business Processes

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Using Unified Modeling Language (UML) for systems analysis and design.

CIS 245: IT Project Management

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 101.

Introduction to information technology project management.

CIS 246: Management of Information Technology

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 101.

Introduction to the management of information technology.

CIS 247: Managing Information Systems for the Entrepreneur

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Introduction to management of information technology for the entrepreneur.

CIS 251: Advanced SQL Server Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 231.

SQL Server programming using advanced features of Transact-SQL. Coding functions, procedures and triggers using Common Language Runtime integration are explored.

CIS 252: MySQL Design and Programming

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110, ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 107 or 117.

Programming in SQL and creating basic procedures and functions in MySQL. Designed for students and professionals seeking MySQL certification.

CIS 253: Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 238.

Implementing and designing business intelligence solutions with Microsoft SQL Server. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 262: VMware Desktop Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.
Course Advisory: CIS 219 CIS 206.

Virtual desktop administration using VMware Horizon View. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC-support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operation administration personnel.

CIS 263: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Administration

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.
Course Advisories: CIS 206.

Administering and deploying Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals, such as PC support personnel, computer programmers, network/systems managers, and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 264: AWS Cloud Computing Architecture

Course Advisories: CIS 116.

Introduction to Amazon Web Services cloud architecture and implementation. Provides occupational preparation for information systems professionals such as network/systems managers and related technical and operations administration personnel.

CIS 290: Work Experience In Computer Information Systems

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Supervised employment for students whose career objectives, course of study and employment complement each other. Students must accomplish specific course objectives. Class meetings on campus are scheduled each semester.

CIS NC003: Installing and Configuring Windows Server

Course introduces students to the process of installing and configuring a Windows server.

CIS NC004: Administering Windows Server

Course provides students with the skills required to administer Windows servers.

CIS NC005: VMware vSphere Install and Configure

Introduction to VMware vSphere, with an emphasis on the installation and configuration of the product.

CIS NC006: VMware vSphere Advanced Management

Managing advanced features of VMware vSphere.

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