|CET1179||Network Concepts and Operating Systems|
This course is an introduction to computer networks and operating systems. Computer components are identified and their functions explained. Operating system functions include command execution, disk drive operations, file maintenance, directory maintenance, batch files and system configurations. Network topics include proper logging in, logging out, network security and network questions and solutions. Operating typical business software such as word processing, spreadsheets and database management of a network will be introduced. Lab fee required.
|CET1178C||Network Computer Maintenance and Repair (A+)|
This course is an introduction to network maintenance and repair. Preventative maintenance and diagnosis of the microcomputer will be emphasized along with basic-to-advanced troubleshooting skills. Software and hardware tools will be used and evaluated in class. Preventative maintenance, upgrades, system diagnostics, configuration files, power, memory, drives, input/output (I/O), modems, communications, printing and how these topics interact in the network will be examined. Lab fee required.
|CET1600C||Cisco Networking Fundamentals (Net+)|
This course is designed to prepare the student to apply and understand the basics of networking. The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. Students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches and implement IP addressing schemes. This is the first part of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam. Lab fee required.
This course is a study of database design and management. Topics include the relational model, Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERDs), database design and normalization, query languages, multi-user and distributed databases and data warehouses. Lab fee required.
|COP1000||Principles of Computer Programming|
This course covers the basic concepts of computer programming. Students use a structured approach to program/algorithm design and learn logic techniques such as iteration, initialization, conditional processing, accumulation and sequencing. Also considered are programming style and program efficiency. Logic techniques and data formats are illustrated using high level programming languages. This class utilizes classroom lecture and hands-on programming exercises. A working knowledge of the Windows PC including starting programs, saving files and copying files is required. Lab fee required.
|Choose four credits from the following list:|
|CTS1162||Configuring Windows Vista Client (70-620 exam/MCTS)|
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administration tasks in a single-domain or multiple-domain using Windows Vista. Lab fee required.
|CTS1163C||Configuring Windows 7 Client (70-680 exam/MCITP)|
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administration tasks in a single domain or multiple domain environment using Windows 7.
|CTS1300||Supporting Windows XP Professional (70-270 exam/MCSE)|
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install and configure Microsoft Windows XP Professional on stand-alone computers and on client computers that are part of a workgroup or a network environment. Topics include pre/post installation, troubleshooting system startup, TCP/IP configuration, Internet Connection Firewall, Remote Desktop and Assistance options, along with the ability to monitor and manage files/folders/storage devices/display devices and local/network printer installations. Knowledge of Network Concepts, DOS and hardware knowledge is required. Lab fee required.
|CTS1327C||Configuring Windows 8 (70-687 exam/MCSA)|
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, post-installation, configuration and day-to-day administrative tasks in enterprise systems in single domain or multiple domain environments using Windows 8.
|Choose one track:|
|CTS2345C||Windows Server 2008 Active Directory (70-640 exam)|
This course provides the skills and knowledge necessary to configure, manage and maintain the Windows 2008 Active Directory structure. Both logical and physical components will be explained and demonstrated. Students will learn to create a forest/domain structure, organize and plan user/group strategies, deploy site configurations, understand Operation Masters and their role within the Active Directory structure and learn the basic backup and restore features of this directory service. Knowledge of Windows Vista/Windows XP and/or client interfaces is suggested. Lab fee required.
|CET1610C||Cisco Router Technology|
This course is designed to prepare the student to apply and understand the basics of routing and switching. The course describes the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. Students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), virtual LANs and inter-V. This is the second of a four-part series designed to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam. Lab fee required.
|CET1675C||Introduction to IP Telephony|
This course explains how companies are using IP Telephony equipment and software to efficiently upgrade existing telephone systems. In addition, the course will give the student a fundamental understanding of the architecture of voice communication and how signaling, call quality and public switched telephone networks operate in a LAN/WAN networking environment. The use of IP Telephony products will be discussed and how software allows companies to cost-effectively upgrade and eventually replace existing (legacy) telephone systems with more cost-effective and easy-to-use telephone equipment. Lab fee required.
| CET XXXX, CIS XXXX, COP XXXX or CTS XXXX not already required (excluding CTS 1162, CTS 1163C, CTS 1300 and CTS 1327C)||1|
This course provides an introduction to object-oriented programming and the C++ programming language. Students will create, document, run and debug programs using computer facilities on campus. Key topics include variables, classes, objects, selection, iteration, strings, arrays, pointers and functions. Lab fee required.
|COP2228||Advanced C++ Programming|
The student applies the Visual C++ programming language to more advanced problems by designing, implementing and documenting computer applications. Key topics include class constructors and destructors, function overloading, operator overloading, dynamic memory allocation, encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism. Selected classes from the C++ Standard Template Library (STL) are also covered. Lab fee required.
|COP2830||Web Programming I|
Web Programming I will focus on the skills required for web application development using XHTML, client-side scripting and basic server-side scripts. This course will explore the syntax, semantics and limitations of page layout, Cascading Style Sheets and basic scripting. Implementation of server-side scripting will be covered as it pertains to form processing. Examples of tools, W3 standards and cross-browser compatibility will also be examined. Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to design, program and publish a commercial-grade website. Lab fee required.
|CTS2445||Oracle Structured Query Language (SQL)|
This class covers the industry standard Structured Query Language (SQL) and additional SQL features specific to Oracle relational databases. Students learn to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve and manipulate data. Classroom lecture and hands-on lab assignments reinforce the fundamental concepts. This course prepares students for the Oracle Application Developer and Database Administrator exams. Lab fee required.
|CET XXXX, CIS XXXX, COP XXXX or CTS XXXX not already required (excluding CTS 1162, CTS 1163C, CTS 1300 and CTS 1327C)||1|
|General Education Courses|
This is a course in the process of expository writing. Students will read essays and compose papers that are unified, organized, logically developed and supported, clearly stated and well-focused. Research techniques are introduced and incorporated into at least one composition. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher.
In this course students develop the ability to read literary texts critically, to think logically and creatively and to write and research effectively. Students must pass the core assignments with a grade of "C" or higher. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
This course is a study of the fundamental topics in advanced algebra with emphasis on applications, the understanding of the function concept and manipulative skills. Major topics include operations on algebraic expressions and complex numbers, solving polynomial equations and inequalities, absolute value equations and inequalities and rational equations and inequalities, applications, functions, exponents and logarithms, graphs of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions and systems of equations and inequalities. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course.
|or higher level MAC prefix course that meets the mathematics general education requirement.|
|STA2023||Statistical Methods I|
This course introduces descriptive statistics, probability and probability distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, two-sample inferences, correlation and regression and nonparametric tests. This course is a first course in statistical methods for those students entering a science or business-related field.
This course is a calculus preparatory course in trigonometry with emphasis upon functions. The topics include angular measure, right triangle and unit circle trigonometry, trigonometric (circular) and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities, conditional trigonometric equations, solution of right and oblique triangles, vectors, complex numbers in trigonometric form, applications, polar coordinates and graphs and parametric equations and graphs. The use of graphing calculators will be incorporated throughout the course.
|or MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra or higher level mathematics course.|
|SPC1608||Introduction to Oral Communication|
The purpose of this course is to improve the basic skills of speaking and listening. Class exercises emphasize preparing and delivering public speeches, speaking with clarity and variety and listening with literal and critical comprehension.
|History General Education course||3|
|Humanities General Education courses |
(three credits must be from Area A)
|Social Science General Education courses (three credits not from Area B)||6|
|Choose three credits from the following list:|
|ECO2013||Principles of Economics (MACRO)|
This is an introductory course covering the nature, scope and methods of economics, economic concepts and economic institutions. Emphasis is placed upon production, consumption, determination of prices, distribution of income, fiscal policy, national income determinants, money and banking and comparative economic systems. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
|ECO2023||Principles of Economics (MICRO)|
This course deals primarily with economic problems. Emphasis is given to markets, production functions, economic role of government, agricultural problems, labor-management relations, imperfect competition, interest and capital, economic security, international trade and finance and economic development. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
|Note: Associate in Science (A.S.) degrees are designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into their chosen career field. A.S. degree graduates may transfer into certain baccalaureate programs. Students planning to transfer to baccalaureate programs should consult with Student Affairs counselors, advisors or specialists to make sure required courses are taken and entry requirements are met for the college/university program of their choice. |