Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Courses

Computer Maintenance

CISComputer systems have become necessary in our everyday lives.  Computers contain electronic components and software that are in need of regular maintenance.  Students will learn the skills necessary to service and repair personal computers: hardware identi-fication, upgrading, configuring, cleaning, installing and updating software including operating systems such as Windows 98, 2000, XP, and Linux.

Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra and Computer Applications.

 Credit – 1 Unit

Computer Networking

Networking is the practice of linking computer devices together with hardware and software that supports data communications across these devices.  During this course students will learn the skills necessary to become a network technician through the study of basic network concepts including design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques.  Students will also install structured cabling, cable modems, routers, hubs, switches and patch panels.  Because we are experiencing an explosive growth in controlled lighting, security, and home theater, home automation products and smart solutions are also taught in this class. You will be introduced to electronic and futuristic gadgets for the home, business, car, and even your pet!  Smart Home Technology will prepare the students for the home automation industry.  The topics covered will include networking, audio/visual, security, tele-communications, lighting management, systems integration, and climate control.

Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra and Computer Applications

Credit – 1 Unit CIS

Computer Programming

Discover the information you need to begin writing real computer programs in the most widely used programming language in the world: Visual  This course is an introduction to the various aspects of computer programming concentrating on creating Windows applications.  An emphasis is placed on fundamental programming concepts, including variables, decision structures, loops, procedures, arrays, and files.  An introduction into object-oriented programming, and the creation and deployment of applications will be covered.

Prerequisites:Geometry and Computer Applications

Credit – 1 Unit


Joel Wilson
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