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  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2301
    Cancer Registry Management I

    4 credit hours

    Overview of basic cancer registry functions, registry organization, standards and types, accreditation/standard setting organizations, credentialing pathways, stakeholders as well as legal and ethical issues. Covers data collecting procedures including case-finding, abstracting, reporting, and follow-up on reportable cancers. Prerequisite: Admission to program and consent of instructor (3 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2302
    Cancer Disease Management

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the cancer (oncology) disease process for all body systems, diagnostic and staging procedures including laboratory, imaging, surgery and pathology and therapeutic treatments (surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, etc.). Major sites of cancer will be emphasized. Overview of clinical trials/research protocols. Prerequisite: Admission to program and consent of instructor (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2303
    Oncology Classification & Staging System

    4 credit hours

    Overview of the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) and Staging Systems (SS). Focuses on coding clinical information from health records with staging and extent of disease used by physicians. Explores guidelines for multiple primaries, coding extent of disease, and metastatic sites. Prerequisite: Admission to program and consent of instructor (3 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2304
    Principles of Abstracting I

    4 credit hours

    Explores concepts of data set collection and abstract items contained in the health record of oncology patients. Emphasis will be placed on standards and techniques to assure compliance with regulatory protocols for organizing, summarizing and categorizing crucial information for reportable tumors. Prerequisite: Admission to program and consent of instructor (3 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2305
    Cancer Registry Management II

    4 credit hours

    Exploration of advanced cancer registry management functions. Topics will include regional registry operations, follow-up procedures, cancer committee operations, policies and procedure, comprehensive annual report construction, and process improvement. Prerequisite: Cancer Registry Management I with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2306
    Principles of Abstracting II

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of advanced abstracting protocols to assure timeliness, completeness and accuracy of data. Benchmarking of current research advances which impacts the management of cancer registry systems will be covered. Prerequisite: Cancer Registry Management 2304 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Cancer Registry Management (CRM)   2307
    Professional Practice Experience

    2 credit hours

    Supervised professional practice (clinical) experiences in a variety of cancer registry settings. Application of cancer registry theory will be emphasized in the clinical setting. Prerequisite: Cancer Registry Management 2305 and 2306 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. (1 lecture, 2 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   0485
    Basic Laboratory and Computation Chemist

    3 credit hours

    A study of the metric system, dimensional analysis, density, physical and chemical properties of matter, formulae, gas laws, stoichiometry, and acids and bases. Examination of the rules for presentation of graphical and calculated formats of laboratory measurements. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1105 (IAI P1 903L)
    Contemporary Chemistry

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to chemical concepts using practical issues and applications to illustrate the principles of chemistry. The language of chemistry, scientific method and measurement, experimentation with data collection, and current issues with application to chemical principles. One year of high school algebra is recommended. This course is not a prerequisite for Chemistry 1212. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1137 (IAI P1 903L)
    Concepts and Applications in Nanoscience

    4 credit hours

    Inter-disciplinary course combining elements of chemistry, physics and electronics, takes a non-mathematical approach to examine the fundamental scientific principles behind the new field of nanotechnology. The course is intended for non-science majors. The important future role of nanotechnology in society is discussed, using applications in the consumer world and industry involving materials and electronics. The course provides experience from theoretical, laboratory and laboratory simulation perspectives. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1205 (IAI P1 903L)
    Intro to Forensic Science & Chemistry

    4 credit hours

    Basic principles and uses of forensic science in the United States system of justice. Addresses the application of science to the processes of law, and involves the collection, examination, evaluation and interpretation of evidence. Applies chemical concepts to evidence and law. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1211 (IAI P1 902L)
    Survey of General Chemistry

    5 credit hours

    Fundamental concepts of general inorganic chemistry including formula naming, atomic structure, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, equilibria, redox, acid-base theory and nuclear chemistry. Intended for health science majors. Not intended for science or engineering majors. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better, or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1212
    Survey of Organic Chemistry

    5 credit hours

    Introduction to organic chemistry. Nomenclature, structure, physical properties, reactions and synthesis of major organic functional groups. Intended for health science majors. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1211 or Chemistry 1551 (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1237
    Scientific Concepts - Sustainable Energy

    4 credit hours

    Non-mathematical approach in examining a range of sustainable energy sources including wind, solar, ethanol, biodiesel, gasification, geothermal, hydrogen and fuel cells. Fundamental laws governing energy conversion in sustainable energy are introduced. Economic and environmental issues and the role of climate change in sustainable energy will be reviewed. Intended for students interested in a career in the renewable energy industry and non-science majors. Provides experience from theoretical, laboratory and laboratory simulation perspectives. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1551 (IAI P1 902L/CHM 911)
    Principles of Chemistry I

    5 credit hours

    Measurement, the mole concept, composition and reaction stoichiometry, types of reactions, thermochemistry, atomic theories, chemical periodicity, bonding, molecular geometry, and properties and theories of the gaseous, liquid and solid states. Intended for science and engineering students. Prerequisite: Mathematics 1428 (or college equivalent) or Mathematics 1431 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better, or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score and one year high school chemistry with a satisfactory grade or Chemistry 0485 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1552 (IAI CHM 912)
    Principles of Chemistry II

    5 credit hours

    Properties of solutions, chemical kinetics, equilibrium, acid-base theory and equilibria, solubility equilibria, electrochemistry, thermodynamics, coordination chemistry and nuclear chemistry. Laboratory includes both qualitative and quantitative analysis. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1551 with a grade of C or better (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses in chemistry cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the catalog for the chemistry discipline while building upon academic knowledge and skills acquired in introductory-level chemistry classes. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific chemistry topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in chemistry. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30% but not to exceed 70%. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of chemistry concepts, theories, principles and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1820
    Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1821
    Selected Topics II

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2213
    Introduction to Biochemistry

    4 credit hours

    Introduction of biochemical topics of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids and their subsequent metabolism. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1212 or Chemistry 2551 (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2551 (IAI CHM 913)
    Organic Chemistry I

    5 credit hours

    Bonding principles, functional groups, isomerism, stereochemistry, nomenclature, synthesis and reactions of alkanes, cycloalkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, and alkyl halides. Addition, elimination, rearrangement and substitution mechanisms. Laboratory stresses microscale techniques, basic separations, purifications, syntheses, and infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. For chemistry majors, pre-professional students and biology majors. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1552 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2552 (IAI CHM 914)
    Organic Chemistry II

    5 credit hours

    Continuation of Chemistry 2551. Nomenclature, properties, reactions and synthesis of conjugated dienes, aromatics, organometallics, alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives, and amines. Mechanisms include electrophilic aromatic substitution and nucleophilic addition. Carbohydrates, amino acids, proteins and nucleic acids. Laboratory stresses single and multi-step syntheses along with mass spectrometry, ultraviolet, and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and integrated spectral analysis. For chemistry majors, pre-professional students and biology majors. Prerequisite: Chemistry 2551 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (3 lecture hours, 6 lab hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses in chemistry cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the Catalog for the chemistry discipline. These course require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific chemistry topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issue in chemistry. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experimental component of no less than 30 percent but not to exceed 70 percent. This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning and/or the practical application of chemistry concepts, theories, principle and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, filed preparationlogistics, etc.) Prerequisite: At least one course in Chemistry or consent of the instructor.

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2820
    Advanced Selected Topics I

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: One other course in the discipline and consent of instructor. (1 to 3 lecture hours)

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chemistry (CHEMI)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chinese (CHINE)   1100
    Civilization and Culture of China

    3 credit hours

    This course is a brief introduction to the culture, history, political institutions, social, philosophical and economic development of China from ancient times to the present. Prerequisite: Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One (3 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   1101
    Elementary Chinese I

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to standard, modern Mandarin Chinese: pronunciation, idiomatic expressions, speech patterns and characters for the beginning students. (4 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   1102
    Elementary Chinese II

    4 credit hours

    A continuation of CHINE-1101 with emphasis on listening, speaking, and reading and writing complex sentences. For students who have successfully completed Chinese 1101 or equivalent or three years of high school Chinese. (4 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2201
    Intermediate Chinese I

    4 credit hours

    This course is a continuation of CHINE-1102 with emphasis on further accuracy and comprehension in listening, reading, speaking, and writing. More Chinese characters are introduced. For students who have successfully completed Chinese 1102 or equivalent or four years of high school Chinese. (4 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2202 (IAI H1 900)
    Intermediate Chinese II

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of Chinese 2201. More Chinese characters are introduced. For students who have successfully completed Chinese 2201 or equivalent or five years of high school Chinese. (4 lecture hours)

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2870
    Internship (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Chinese (CHINE)   2871
    Internship - Advanced (Transfer)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Transfer). Course requires participation in work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Communications (COMMU)   0441
    Paragraph Development

    1 credit hours

    Basic course with practice in composing well-constructed paragraphs. Students write paragraphs in basic rhetorical forms using skills of effective organization, unity, detail and transition. Emphasis is on understanding paragraph components to write well-developed and coherent paragraphs. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (1 lecture hour)

  • Communications (COMMU)   0443
    Essay Organization

    1 credit hours

    Basic course in elements of essay organization and development. Students write essays utilizing writing process: invention, collection of supporting information, development of thesis statement, organization of ideas, multiple drafts/revisions and editing. Emphasis is on learning to write and organize essays with specific rhetorical devices, such as description, example and comparison/contrast. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (1 lecture hour)

  • Communications (COMMU)   0449
    Term Paper Supplement

    1 credit hours

    Basic course reviewing essential skills in writing term papers. Students review skills through reading and practical exercises. Emphasis is on writing term papers using sound research and documentation methods. May be taken in conjunction with a course that requires a research paper. This course may be taken four times for credit. This course can only be taken on a pass/fail basis. (1 lecture hour)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1100
    PC Maintenance & Upgrading

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to maintaining and upgrading personal computers (PCs). System component identification, configuration, assembly and disassembly, upgrading procedures, basic troubleshooting techniques, and preventative maintenance are included. Prepares students for the CompTIA Strata certification. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1111
    Computer and Hardware Maintenance

    3 credit hours

    Covers aspects of hardware support relating to personal computers (PCs) including system troubleshooting, system board, drive subsystems, memory, input/output devices, and multimedia. Prepares the student for the CompTIA A+ exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1112
    Advanced System Maintenance

    3 credit hours

    Maintaining and servicing modern personal computer systems, with emphasis on advanced hardware, operating systems, troubleshooting, networks, printers, and other peripheral devices. Prepares the student for the CompTIA A+ exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1113
    Advanced Computer Maintenance Tools

    2 credit hours

    Covers advanced system maintenance with emphasis on maintaining and repairing laptop computers, data recovery, system restoral, virus detection and removal. Students will use the latest freeware tools with emphasis on using Knoppix as a troubleshooting tool. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or CompTIA A+ Certification or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1114
    Apple MacOS Maintenance/Troubleshooting

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to configuring and maintaining the Apple Macintosh Operating System (MAC O/S). Troubleshooting, configuration and upgrading of Apple MAC operating systems will be covered. Prerequisite: Comptuter and Internetworking Technologies 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1120
    Binary Numbers & Subnetting

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to numbering systems used in computers and networking systems. Binary, Hexadecimal numbering systems as well as subnetting, Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSM), Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR), Supernetting, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), and an overview of IPv6. (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1121
    Introduction to Networks

    3 credit hours

    Current and emerging internetworking technologies. Including Open Systems Interconnect (OSI) reference model, binary numbers, hexadecimal numbers, address classes, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and subnetting, protocols, standards, and cabling techniques. Completion of Computer Information Systems 1120 or equivalent is recommended prior to enrollment. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1122
    Routing and Switching Essentials

    3 credit hours

    Describe the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for basic functionality. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1123
    Scaling Networks

    3 credit hours

    Practical skills required to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. The content of the course aligns with CISCO certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1124
    Connecting Networks

    3 credit hours

    Practical skills required to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. The content of the course aligns with Cisco certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1123 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1125
    Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

    3 credit hours

    Design of routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and broadband access for businesses and organizations. After completion of this course students should be prepared to participate in the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) examination. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1151
    Wireless Network Administration

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the design, implementation and maintenance of wireless networks. Topics include 802.11 standards, wireless radio technology, wireless topologies, access points, bridges, wireless security, site surveys, troubleshooting and antenna systems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1612
    Windows PC Desktop Operating Systems

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to Microsoft Windows 8 operating system support. Topics include install, upgrade, and migrate Microsoft windows operating system, and configuration of hardware and software applications. Prepares students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA) certifications. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1613
    Enterprise Desktp PC Support Technician

    3 credit hours

    Supporting Microsoft Windows operating system. Topics include managing and maintaining issues related to Microsoft PC windows operating system. Prepares students for Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)certification. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1612 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1635
    Network Plus

    3 credit hours

    Principles of data communications and network systems are covered with an emphasis on: Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Network (WANs), Wi-Fi, Network management, Network troubleshooting, Network security, Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4), Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), Convergence, and Routing. Prepares student for the CompTIA Network+ Exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1640
    Security Plus

    3 credit hours

    Information security principles providing participants the tools for implementing and managing security in the enterprise. Covers a broad review of information security, including the terminology and overview of information security management. After completion of this course students should be prepared to participate in the CompTIA Security+ examination. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1635 with grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1645
    Internet Telephony

    3 credit hours

    Covers aspects of converging voice, data, messaging, and video as well as emerging Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) Technologies. Circuit switched and packet switched networks will be covered as well as related protocols. Prepares the student for the CompTIA Convergence+ certification exam. Recommended: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1121 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1650
    IT Project Plus

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to IT project management tools and methodology as needed for the CompTIA Project+ certification. Topics include project initiation, project planning, estimating and scheduling, team building, controlling cost, budgeting and resource allocation, project quality, and closure. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1710
    Server Plus

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to server hardware and software technologies and various types of server operating systems. Topics include server hardware, software, storage, disaster recovery, and troubleshooting. Prepare students for CompTIA server+ certification exam. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1825
    Selected Topics

    2 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline, and methods of evaluation in coordination with, and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2170
    Virtual PC-VMware Workstation

    2 credit hours

    Practical skills required to install and configure VMware virtual workstation. Topics include VMware workstation installation, guest operating system installation, snapshot creation, virtual machine cloning, team management and virtual machine networking. (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2241
    Cisco Certifd Netwk Professional-ROUTE

    3 credit hours

    Basic routing principles including route summarization, route redistribution, route optimization, Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and IPv6. Routing protocols covered include Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Layer 3 path control. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2242
    Cisco Certified Network Professional 2

    3 credit hours

    Media, devices, and protocols to build, configure, and troubleshoot a remote access network to interconnect central sites to branch offices and home offices. Includes configuring Digital Subscribe Line (DSL), MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Site-to-site VPN, Cisco device hardening, and Cisco Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) systems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2243
    Cisco Certifd Netwk Professional-SWITCH

    3 credit hours

    Basic and multi-layer switching configuration. Includes Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), secure integration of VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, Hot-Standby Routing Protocol (HSRP), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), wireless LANs, voice over internet protocol (VOIP), and security. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2244
    Cisco Certfd Netwk Professional-TSHOOT

    3 credit hours

    Methods and tools used to troubleshoot the following: Internet Protocol (IP) communication problems, IPv6 problems, Local Area Network (LAN) switch environments, Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) in router and switch environments, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) problems. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2241 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2243 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2251
    CCNA Security

    3 credit hours

    Provides the knowledge and hands-on skills required to install, troubleshoot, and monitor Cisco security network devices. Students who complete this course will be prepared to sit for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Security Certification exam which is a stepping stone for job roles such as network security specialist and network security administrator. CCNA Security certification is a prerequisite for becoming a Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP). Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or CCNA Certification or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2410
    CCNA Voice

    3 credit hours

    Basic operation and components involved in Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP). Configuration of IP phone, Cisco CallManager Express (CME) and Cisco Unity Express (CUE) solutions are covered. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2411
    Cisco Voice Over IP

    3 credit hours

    Basic operation and components involved in Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP); integrate basic IP telephony network into existing telephony network; configure router to perform basic VOIP call; implementation of dial plan; configuration of gateway and gatekeeper. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better or equivalent (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2412
    Quality of Service

    3 credit hours

    Prepares students for the Cisco Certified Voice Professional qualifying exam. Topics covered include: Quality of service (QOS), classification and marking, queuing, traffic shaping and policing, congestion avoidance, link efficiency, modular QOS command line interface, and QOS best practices. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2640
    Ethical Hacking

    3 credit hours

    Introduces network security specialists to various methodologies used to attack a network and the countermeasures employed to prevent attacks. Exposes students to the various phases involved in hacking, attacks, countermeasures, and exploit categories. Concepts, principles and techniques are supplemented by hands-on exercises for attacking and disabling a network. The topics are presented in the context of properly securing the network. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1124 or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2651
    Computer Forensics I

    3 credit hours

    Focuses on the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation and interpretation of computer data. Topics covered include evidence handling, chain of custody, collection, preservation, identification, and recovery of computer data using forensic recovery software and methods. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1111 and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1112 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2652
    Computer Forensics II

    3 credit hours

    A continuation of Computer Forensics I. Extends the use of analysis software and forensics tools. Focuses on network and open source forensics tools. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2651 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2710
    Capstone: Computer Network Integration

    3 credit hours

    Capstone course assesses student competency and hands-on skills learned in Computer and Internetworking Technologies (CIT). Students focus on the integration of computer networks and produce a network portfolio. It is recommended that students take the capstone course in their last semester. Prerequisite: Computer and Internetworking Technology 1640 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Computer and Internetworking Technologies 2251 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2840
    Experimental/Pilot Class

    1  to 6 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline. This course is used to pilot a proposal for a permanent discipline course. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (6 lecture hours, 12 lab hours)

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Computer & Internetworking Technologies (CIT)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   0800
    Learning Computer Basics

    3 credit hours

    Prepares students for computer related courses that do not require a prerequisite and develops computer skills for personal or professional growth. Theory and practice are integrated through a combination of instructor-led lessons and mandatory, guided, self-paced practice exercises. Topics include hardware, word processing, math utilized in spreadsheets, presentation software, basic Internet use and e-mail. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1110
    Using Computers: An Introduction

    2 credit hours

    Prepares students for the use of the computer as a productivity tool. Fundamentals of how a computer works by understanding hardware and the distinctions between system software and application software. Hands-on projects will use microcomputer applications to teach concepts related to word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation graphics. Topics include creation and maintenance of folders and files, networks, and information access using the Internet. (2 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1120
    The Internet

    2 credit hours

    Introduces the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to master and use the Internet. Provides an understanding of the concepts behind the Internet as a tool as well as hands-on activities using the Internet. Intended for a broad audience. (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1130
    Windows Basics

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to the Windows operating system and its Graphical User Interface (GUI). Prerequisite: Basic computer mouse skills (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1140
    Web Technologies & Cloud Computing

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the use of dynamic Web applications that provide the ability to collaborate and share information online, creating a connective intelligence with data, concepts, applications, and ultimately people. Focuses on user perspective of social and professional networking, current Web technologies, and Cloud Computing applications. Benefits, risks, and areas of legal and ethical concerns are discussed. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1120 or Computer Information 1150 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1150 (IAI BUS 902)
    Intro to Computer Information Systems

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the computing field and its typical applications. Covers key terminology and components of computer hardware, software and operating systems. Other topics include systems development methods, management information systems, programming languages, communications, networks, application software, the Internet and career opportunities. Microcomputer applications include word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. (3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1160
    Windows Command Line

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to microcomputer operating systems. Provides an opportunity to work with the Microsoft Windows operating system command line. Includes the major components of an operating system, command syntax, disk format and management, internal/external commands, file manipulation, directory structure, files and disk maintenance, configuration and batch files, and network connectivity. (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1180
    Introduction to Networking

    3 credit hours

    Survey course in network management that provides the critical foundation of the theory and design of Local Area Networks (LAN). Includes network topologies, standards and protocols, LANs as nodes in larger networks in micro-to-mainframe links, the internet, wireless transmission, client-server, and an overview of security and Network Management and system administration. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1150 or Computer Information Systems 1160 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1199
    Introduction to Game Industry

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to video game industry and development. This course explores the history of games, the game development cycle, game careers, and the social impact of games. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1200
    Game Design

    3 credit hours

    Survey of computer game and simulation design. Topics include design elements, user interface, game rules, genres and game media. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1201
    Advanced Game Design

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration of game design and the different game genres. Topics will include storyboarding story and game play, troubleshooting game design and logic flaws, and conceptualizing games for modding. This course is a continuation of Computer Information Systems 1200. Recommended course: Computer Information Systems 1200. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1205
    Office Ste SOFTWARE and Integration

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the integrative aspects of business suite software. Concepts related to the creation and editing of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphics files. Includes the principles of document integration as it relates to suite applications and the integration of suite software to build web pages. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1211
    2D Game Development

    3 credit hours

    Computer game development including player controls, sound, music and animation. Two-dimensional games will be created using game editors and development tools. Recommended courses: Computer Information Systems 1200 and Computer Information Systems 1400 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1221
    Introduction to Spreadsheets

    3 credit hours

    Computerized spreadsheets, for database (list) operations, statistical analysis, and financial analysis, Includes planning and creating spreadsheets. Use of customization and automation features of software. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1222
    Advanced Spreadsheets

    2 credit hours

    Advanced features and analytical concepts for an electronic spreadsheet program. Customization, automation features, advanced data analysis and summarization tools are explored. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1221 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1230
    Microcomputer Database Application

    3 credit hours

    Relational database management course using a Windows platform including database design, database creation, database maintenance, firm creation, report creation, query creation and macros creation. Instruction in application development and programming using a representative microcomputer database management package. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1240
    Presentation Graphics - Windows Based

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to the design and use of presentation graphics for microcomputers in a Windows-based environment. Includes basics of visual design, numeric charts, text charts, diagrams, organization charts, screenshow presentations and other advanced topics. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1250
    Intro to Project Management Software

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to project management software to effectively control project development. Topics covered include application of software in planning, timelines, communication, resources, and costs. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1270
    IT Proposals and Presentations

    2 credit hours

    Introduces tools and techniques used to develop and present effective proposals for IT projects. Audience identification, stakeholder classification and decision making criteria will be covered. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 1150 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. (2 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1300
    Web Design Software

    3 credit hours

    Creation of Web sites using Web design software such as DreamWeaver or FrontPage. Topics include Web site design, styles, graphics, tables, frames, forms, and layers. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1120 and Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1310
    HTML and CSS

    3 credit hours

    Creation of effective web pages using Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Includes web page and web site design concepts and preparation of graphics for the Web, with the primary focus on implementation of the design. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1120 and Computer Information Systems 1130 or Computer Information Systems 1150 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1315
    Web Development for Educators

    3 credit hours

    Creation of an educational web site used within an academic environment using web design software, Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1110 or Computer Information Systems 1150 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1400
    Programming Logic and Technique

    4 credit hours

    An introduction to computer-based problem solving. Includes design tools such as structure charts, Input Processing Output charts (IPO), flowcharts, pseudocode and Object-Oriented Programming (OOP). Concepts such as documentation, structured design and modularity are emphasized. Actual programming experiences are assigned in a procedural level emphasizing structured design techniques. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0482 (or college equivalent) or Mathematics 1115 (or college equivalent) with a grade of C or better, or qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or qualifying A.C.T. math score or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1450
    Intro to Linux/Unix Operating Systems

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to Linux and Unix, two multi-user, interactive real-time operating systems. Includes the Linux graphical user interfaces, Linux applications, Linux/Unix utilities, file structures, text editors, regular expressions and the help system. Emphasis on building the foundation necessary to understand the capabilities of both the Linux and Unix operating systems and on developing the basic skills necessary to utilize these systems effectively. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1150 or Computer Information Systems 1160 or Computer and Internetworking Technologies 1122 or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1510
    Graphical User Interface Programming

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to event-driven programming in the Windows environment and design techniques used to create the Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI). Includes program design, program syntax and control structures, forms and controls. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1130 and Computer Information Systems 1400 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1600
    Fundamental Principles Operating Systems

    3 credit hours

    Fundamental principles of operating systems, process execution, scheduling, memory management, concurrent processes, distributed processing, deadlock, security, and related topics. Also examines current microcomputer, mid-range computer, and mainframe operating systems. The following courses are strongly recommended: Computer Information Systems 1130 and Computer Information Systems 1160 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1610
    Windows Client OS

    3 credit hours

    Introduces theoretical and practical concepts of local area network on the Microsoft Windows desktop Operating System (OS). Includes installing and configuring the client OS, administering users, managing devices, organizing file system, establishing security, and installation and configuration of networking components. Covers network and performance monitoring tools provided by the OS and the establishment of baselines to troubleshoot problems. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1180 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1611
    Windows Vista Administration

    3 credit hours

    Introduces the theoretical and practical concepts of local area network on the Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System (OS). Includes installing and configuring the OS, administering users, managing devices, organizing file system, establishing security, and installation and configuration of networking components. Covers network and performance monitoring tools and establishes baseline for troubleshooting problems. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1121 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or Computer Information Systems 1180 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1620
    Windows Server OS

    3 credit hours

    Introduces administration of the Windows server Operating System (OS). Includes installing and configuring server operating system, planning security, installing applications, backing up file system, using utilities, managing users, setting network printers, and troubleshooting. Also includes Terminal Services (TS) administration and Network Monitor installation and configuration as well as system recovery functions. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1610 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1630
    Windows Server Active Directory (AD)

    3 credit hours

    Advanced administrative course for Windows server, Active Directory Services (ADS) on the Windows network operating system. Includes network administration tasks and tools, management of user and group accounts, organization of shared folders, management of ADS, policy, security, and installation and management of Trees and Forests. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1660
    Managing Microsoft Windows Server Netwk

    3 credit hours

    Administration course for managing a Microsoft Windows Server network. Includes configuration, administration, and troubleshooting elements ranging from user accounts to server security. Covers how to create and manage network resources such as file, print and web resources as well as Active Directory (AD) objects. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1670
    Planning a Microsoft Win Server Network

    3 credit hours

    Administration course for planning a Microsoft Windows Server network. Includes overview of network services. Plan for a network infrastructure, network data flow, configuration of routing and switching, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Domain Name Services (DNS). Covers security, network access, server availability, certificates, and problem recovery. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1820
    Selected Topics

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as a different topic is selected each time. Prerequisites will vary depending upon the course contents. Skills attained in prerequisites are necessary for successful completion of the course. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2211
    2D Game Scripting

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to 2D game development using a scripting language. Topics include sprite control, keyboard, mouse, controller, game play, and control of non-playable characters. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 1211 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2212
    3D Game Development

    3 credit hours

    Computer game level development in three dimensions. Topics include assets, textures, lighting, and camera. Computer game levels will be created using three-dimensional editors and development tools. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 1211 or experience with 3Dimension development software (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2213
    Advanced 3D Game Development

    3 credit hours

    Advanced topics in 3D game level design and development. Advanced materials, particles, sound, camera, animation, and specialized editors will be covered. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 2211 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2220
    Game Programming Using C++

    3 credit hours

    Game programming using C++ libraries to create Windows-based games and simulators. Topics include player controls, sound, music, and animation. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2542 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2230
    Simulation and Serious Game Design

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to simulation and serious game design, which may include military, academic, medical and training applications. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 1200 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2240
    Cross-Platform Game Design

    3 credit hours

    Development factors considered when designing a computer game across multiple platforms and devices. Topics include game design elements and development tools. Game platforms will be analyzed. Recommended: Computer Information Systems 1200 (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2250
    Multiplatform Game Programming

    3 credit hours

    Game programming for multiplatform development. Topics include player controls, sound, music, and animation. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2541 or Computer Information Systems 2561 or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2252
    Advanced Multiplatform Game Programming

    3 credit hours

    Advanced programming for multiplaforms such consoles, phones, tablets, and/or hand-held devices. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2250 or equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2260
    Game Programming Cross-Platform

    3 credit hours

    Development factors considered when programming a computer game across multiple platforms and devices. Topics include memory, storage, system configuration, and development tools. Current game platforms will be analyzed. Recommended: C++ Programming experience. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2320
    JavaScript and Advanced HTML

    3 credit hours

    Creation of web pages using a combination of HTML, DHTML and JavaScript. Includes functions, event handling, control structure, Windows, form validation, animation, cookies and debugging. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1310 and Computer Information Systems 1400 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2330
    Introduction to XML

    3 credit hours

    An exploration of extensible Markup Language (XML) Web technology, highlighting the power of XML to structure data without regard to how the data will be presented. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1310 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2331
    Advanced XML

    3 credit hours

    Advanced study of eXtensible Markup Language (XML) Web technology. Covers latest XML technologies relating to XML document validation, query and processing. Also includes formal XML data models, XQuery, XSLT, and Document Object Model (DOM). Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2330 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2335
    AJAX

    4 credit hours

    Advanced study in AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) web development. Emphasis is on understanding and implementing basic AJAX techniques to develop highly responsive web pages. Students will examine the use of essential client-side libraries to implement AJAX applications that enhance the user experience and support effective application architecture. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2320 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Computer Information Systems 2330 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2340
    Common Gateway Interface (CGI)/Perl

    4 credit hours

    Introduction of CGI/Perl, a portable cross-platform, object-based scripting language using the Unix/Linux platform to write Perl scripts and use modules from the perl module library. Includes simple data types, standard and file input/output, flow control, lists and arrays, regular expressions, subroutines and functions, objects and modules, Perl Database Interface (DBI), process management, security, and introduction to the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) and client-server applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1450 and any Computer Information Systems 2000-level programming language or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2350
    Introduction to ASP.NET

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to web server programming. Includes server programming models, processing forms, creating dynamic web applications, working within the server application environment, debugging web applications, integrating with the file system and other components, interacting with data sources and other web services, using server programming tools, and developing web server applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1310 and Computer Information Systems 1400 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2360
    Intro to PHP Programming Language

    4 credit hours

    Introduces students to the PHP scripting language. Covers history of PHP and compares PHP with dynamic content alternatives such as Perl and CGI. Covers creation of basic PHP scripts, self referring forms, HTTP headers, passing of PHP variables via the URL, debugging, PHP functions, PH flow control and configuration. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2411
    Introduction to COBOL Programming

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to business programming on medium-to-large scale computers using COBOL. Emphasizes program structure, language syntax, sequential file processing, table handling, sorting procedures, and report logic with control breaks. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2420
    Microprocessor Assembly Language

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to the Assembly language of the Intel microprocessor-based microcomputer. Includes the architecture of the microprocessor, the instruction set, memory organization, data representation, and data manipulation. Recommended: Any computer programming experience. (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2430
    Mainframe Assembly Language

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to mainframe assembly language for IBM and IBM-compatible mainframe computer systems. Includes the architecture of the mainframe microprocessor, the instruction set, memory organization, data representation and data manipulation. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 and any Computer Information Systems 2000-level programming language course or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2440
    Shell Programming for Unix/Linux

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to shell programming. Covers a variety of popular shells used in both UNIX and LINUX operating systems. Includes file security and permissions, filename substitution, shell standard input and output, redirection, file input and output, regular expressions, utilities such as grep, awk, sed and the login environment. Emphasis on shell programming, user defined and shell variables, flow control structures, shell functions, shell built-in commands, and the writing and executing of shell scripts. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1450 and any Computer Information Systems 2000 level-programming language course (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2450
    UNIX System Administration

    3 credit hours

    Advanced course in the administration and maintenance of the UNIX operating system. Emphasizes UNIX system installation, management and maintenance, users' account control, file system and services, system performances, and security. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1450 and Computer Information Systems 1600 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2455
    LINUX System Administration

    3 credit hours

    Advanced course in the administration and maintenance of the LINUX operating system. Emphasizes LINUX system installation, management and maintenance, users' account control, file system and services, system performances, and security. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1450 and Computer Information Systems 1600 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2480
    FORTRAN for Scientific Programming Appl

    3 credit hours

    Comprehensive coverage of the FORTRAN programming language. Emphasis on design, programming and documentation of scientific applications, including statistical analysis,curve fitting, optimization and engineering, and scientific modeling applications. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2231 (or college equivalent) (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2485
    C++ for Science and Engineering

    3 credit hours

    Development and application of the C++ language. Emphasis on object- oriented design, programming and documentation of scientific applications. Includes statistical analysis,curve fitting, optimization and engineering, and scientific modeling applications. Topics include language format and syntax, functions, data-storage classes, arrays, structures, introduction to user-defined classes, inheritance and polymorphism. Prerequisite: Mathematics 2231 or college equivalent (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2510
    Adv Graphical User Interface Programming

    4 credit hours

    Advanced topics in event driven programming in the Windows environment. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1510 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2521
    Visual Basic .NET I

    4 credit hours

    Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), a graphical user interface programming language, .NET Framework, Visual Studio .NET (VS.NET), object-oriented/event-driven programming, object-oriented programming (OOP)terminology, ActiveX Data Object (ADO).NET, and Active Server Page (ASP).NET. Emphasis on using .NET managed code. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1510 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2541 (IAI CS 911)
    C++ Language Programming

    4 credit hours

    Introduces C++ Language Programming, an object-oriented programming language. Includes C++ data types, operators, expressions, control structures, functions, arrays, pointers, strings, Abstract Data Types (ADTs), classes, inheritance, polymorphism, virtual functions and file input/output. Emphasis on building the foundation to understand the capabilities of the C++ programming language and the skills to develop practical procedural and object-oriented applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2542 (IAI CS 912)
    Adv C++ With Data Structure Application

    4 credit hours

    Covers advanced C++ Programming Language features with data structure applications. Includes object-oriented applications using classes, inheritance, encapsulation, polymorphism and other advanced C++ language features. Emphasis on the use of vectors, pointers, dynamic memory, lists, iterators, stacks, queues, linked lists, binary trees, associative containers, hashing, sequential file access, direct file access, recursive algorithms, sorting and searching techniques. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2541 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2551
    Introduction to MS Visual C++ .NET Prog

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to Visual C++ Graphical User Interface (GUI) programming, the Microsoft .NET Visual Studio, .NET Framework Library, and the Common Language Runtime (CLR). Includes Visual C++ Managed Extensions, control structures, methods, arrays, classes, Active Server Pages (ASP) .NET Web Services, database access, GUI windows forms, windows control, event handling/delegates, files and streams, multithreading, namespaces and assemblies. Emphasis is on building the foundation necessary to thoroughly understand the capabilities of .NET and object-oriented, event-driven client/server GUI software development. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2542 (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2552
    Object-Oriented Program Development With

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to application development using Visual C++ .NET. Includes client/server model, the common object model, Active Template Library (ATL) components, Active Template Library servers, Active Data Object (ADO) and Object Data Base Connectivity (ODBC) technologies, Internet programming, Visual Basic integration, C# integration, managed and unmanaged C++, and Extensible Markup Language (XML) services. The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is introduced as a design tool. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2551 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2561
    Introduction to C# .NET

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to C# .NET (pronounced C-sharp dot NET), an object-oriented, Graphical User Interface .NET programming language. Designed to introduce the .NET platform, the .NET Framework Library, C# control structures, methods, arrays, object-oriented programming, graphical user interface, strings, regular expressions, graphics, files, streams and data base access. Emphasis is on building the foundation necessary to understand the capabilities of the C# programming language and the skills to develop Internet and World-Wide-Web based client/server applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1510 or Computer Information Systems 2541 or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2562
    Advanced C# Programming

    4 credit hours

    Covers advanced C# programming language features with data structure applications. Includes object oriented applications using classes, inheritance, encapsulation, polymorphism, and other advanced features. Emphasis on the use of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Web Services, rich Internet applications, multimedia, data structures, generics, collections, and ASP.NET. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2561 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2571
    Introduction to Java

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to object-based problem solving in the Java language. Includes encapsulation, class design, objects, polymorphism, and Graphical User Interface (GUI) components. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2572
    Collections in Java

    4 credit hours

    Development of applications using the Java language. Emphasis on applications involving exception handling, images, animation, files, streams, recursion, generics, collections, containers, menus, toolbars, borders, layout managers, graph applications and data structures. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2571 with a grade of D or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2573
    Advanced Java Technologies

    4 credit hours

    Development of applications using advanced Java technologies, including observers, multi-document interfaces, model-view-controllers, multi-threading, networking, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), Java Beans, Java database connectivity, servlets, and Java Server Pages (JSP). Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2572 with a grade of D or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2591
    Objective C

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to Objective-C programming language. Students will use XCode to enter, develop, and debug their programs under Mac OSX for iPhone/iPad application development. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2592
    iPhone/iPad Development

    4 credit hours

    Introduces iPhone /iPad Application Programming environment and use of Apple?s System Development Kit (SDK) to develop and deploy applications on iPhone /iPad. Overview of Objective C, Cocoa Touch, User Interface (UI) framework, and use of various Application Program Interfaces (API) to build applications. Students will leave this class with knowledge to write simple iPhone/iPad application. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2541 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2593
    Android Application Development

    4 credit hours

    Introduces design and programming principles used in creating applications for Android, an open source software stack for mobile devices. Overview of the Android Application Framework, SDK (Software Development Kit), and guidelines for application design. Students will be able to create simple Android applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2571 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2594
    Adv iPhone/iPad Application Development

    3 credit hours

    Advanced course in iPhone/iPad application programming environment and use of Apple's System Development Kit (SDK) to develop and deploy data driven applications on iPhone/iPad. Topics include data modeling, databases using core data, SQLite and MySQL, interfaces to web services, database applications, debugging, application design and implementation of data driven applications. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2592 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2595
    Advanced Android Application Development

    4 credit hours

    Builds upon basic design and programming principles used in creating applications for Android, an open source software stack for mobile devices. Topics include creation of Android applications using advanced features, asynchronous processing, services, broadcasts, notifications, persistent data storage, mobile networking, advanced graphics and user interface features. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2593 or equivalent or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2610
    Network Security

    3 credit hours

    Advanced administration course for Network Security on the Windows network operating system. Includes basics of Firewall, Intrusion Detection (IDS), virus scanning, attack/prevention methodologies, advanced security scenarios, Virtual Private Network (VPN), remote access, wireless security, security policy, and Microsoft security solutions. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1630 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2620
    Exchange Server

    3 credit hours

    Advanced administration course for Exchange Server, the mail system on the Windows network operating system. Includes installation and configuration of basic Exchange Server features, various Outlook clients, and advanced Exchange Server features. Create, publish and manage public folders, monitor Exchange Server performance and status, integrate Exchange with Microsoft Mail, setup and configure Exchange/Internet security, and setup and maintain users and distribution lists. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2630
    MS SQL Server Administration

    3 credit hours

    Administration course for Microsoft Standard Query Language (MS SQL) Server, database system on Windows server network operating system. Includes installation and configuration of SQL Server, configuration of SQL Extensible Markup Language (XML) support in Internet Information Server (IIS), enterprise manager, and creating databases. Covers SQL database structure, physical data storage, transaction architecture, query analyzer, import and export data, profiler, bulk copy program, data transformation services, and replication. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2650
    MS Sharepoint Portal

    3 credit hours

    Administrative course for a local intranet system based on Microsoft Sharepoint Portal. This course covers tasks in planning, installing, configuring, and maintaining an intranet site. This course may be taken four times for credit as new versions are released. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1620 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2710
    Database Management

    4 credit hours

    Surveys micro, mini and mainframe database(DB) systems including physical and logical structures, data languages, and database design and administration. Includes client/server, Internet DB environments, data warehousing, Object-Oriented data modeling, On-line Analytic Processing (OLAP) and DB development. DB commercially available database systems are discussed and hands-on experience is given using a specific database system. Prerequisite: Any college-level programming class or consent of instructor (4 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2720
    Structured Query Language (SQL) I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) programming. Includes concepts of relational databases and SQL programming commands. Uses SQL statements to create and maintain database objects. One or more DataBase Management Systems (DBMS) are used. No prior SQL programming knowledge is required. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1230 and Computer Information Systems 2710 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2725
    Enterprise SQL Application

    3 credit hours

    Application of Structured Query Language (SQL) command statements on a vendor-specific Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS). Creation, maintenance and deployment of a database in an enterprise network environment. Covers writing stored procedures, triggers, Windows applications, Web applications. Essential Administrative information for developers is also introduced. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2720 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2730
    Enterprise Database Development

    3 credit hours

    Apply Structured Query Language (SQL) command statements on a vendor-specific Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS). Creation, maintenance and deployment of a database in an enterprise network environment. Essential administrative information for developers is also introduced. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2720 or equivalent, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2770
    Introduction to System Analysis & Design

    3 credit hours

    Concepts, tools and techniques required to analyze and design business information systems. Includes both Structured and Object approaches in covering the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Information systems in organizations, Structured and Object modeling, project plan development, financial models for cost/benefit analysis project failure analysis, and risk assessment models. Recommended: Any 2000-level programming course, advanced spreadsheet course or advanced database course. (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2775
    Information Technlogy Project Management

    3 credit hours

    Introduces principles of Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Students gain hands-on experience with information technology project management procedures to increase basic familiarity with state-of-the-art project management processes. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 1400 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2790
    Systems Analyst Simulation

    3 credit hours

    Case study and team-based simulation techniques using estimating tools and project management techniques to analyze client opportunities, develop payback scenarios, work plans and deliverables. Prerequisite: Computer Information Systems 2770 with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2840
    Experimental/Pilot Class

    1  to 6 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline. This course is used to pilot a proposal for a permanent discipline course. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: At least one course in the Computer Information Systems discipline (1 to 6 lecture hours)

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Computer Information Systems (CIS)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1101
    Introduction to Cosmetology

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to required safety and decontamination procedures in a salon. Business etiquette in the cosmetology field is introduced. Prepares student for state certification for the Illinois Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Cosmetology program is required. Concurrent Enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1103, Cosmetology 1105 and Cosmetology 1107 or consent of instructor. Reading Placement Category Two is required. (2 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1103
    Chemical Services I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to basic cosmetic chemical services including shampoo, scalp treatment, chemical texture, and hair color. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Admission into Cosmetology program is required. Concurrent Enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1101, Cosmetology 1105 and Cosmetology 1107 or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1105
    Hair Styling I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to hairstyling and design techniques. Includes basic finger waving, braiding, extensions and hair roller placement. Prepares student for state certification for the Illinois Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Cosmetology program is required. Concurrent Enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1101, Cosmetology 1103 and Cosmetology 1107 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1107
    Thermal Styling I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to thermal hair styling using the various thermal implements and techniques. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Admission to the Cosmetology program is required. Concurrent Enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1101, Cosmetology 1103 and Cosmetology 1105 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1111
    Hair Styling II

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to haircutting techniques includes use of shears and razors. Basic principles of hair roller placement, set, and comb out are also covered. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1107 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1113, Cosmetology 1115 and Cosmetology 1117 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1113
    Chemical Services II

    3 credit hours

    Application of chemical texturing, relaxing and permanent waving. Application of hair color and lightening. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1107 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1111, Cosmetology 1115 and Cosmetology 1117 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1115
    Salon Operations I

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to salon operations, effective communication, and sanitation management. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1107 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1111, Cosmetology 1113 and Cosmetology 1117 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1117
    Esthetics and Nail Technology I

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to massage movements, facial techniques, hair removal, eyebrow arching, manicuring, and pedicuring. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1107 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1111, Cosmetology 1113 and Cosmetology 1115 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1120
    License Review I

    2 credit hours

    Review all first-year curriculum to evaluate readiness for entry into the clinic portion of the cosmetology program. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1117 with a grade of C or better (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1160
    Nail Technology Theory I

    2 credit hours

    Introduction to the nail care profession. Topics include history of nail care, health and safety, basic nail care and introduction to nail enhancements. Prerequisite: Concurrent Enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1162. Reading Placement Category Two is required. (2 lecture hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1164
    Nail Technology Professional Practice

    1 credit hours

    Nail technology professional best practices including: time management, personal and professional development, human resources, and communication skills. Prerequisite: Reading Placement Category Two is required. (1 lecture hour)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1168
    Nail Technology Theory II

    1 credit hours

    Intermediate analysis of nail technology. Topics include anatomy and physiology, structure of the skin, disorders and diseases of the nail, and massage. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1160 and 1162, both with a grade of B or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Cosmetology 1170 is required. Reading Placement Category Two is required. (1 lecture hour)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1170
    Nail Technology Lab II

    3 credit hours

    Provides instruction and supervised training in development of skills in intermediate nail care. Topics includes specialty manicuring, pedicuring, sculptured nail enhancement,and application of nail tips and wrapping. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1160 and 1162, both with a grade of B or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment in Cosmetology 1168 is required. Reading Placement Test Score-Category Two is required. (6 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   1172
    Nail Technology Theory III

    2 credit hours

    Advanced exploration of nail technology. Topics include: nail product chemistry, electricity, nail enhancements, nail artistry, and electric filing. Prepares student for Nail Technician Licensing Exam. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1168 and 1170, both with a grade of B or better, or equivalent and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 1174. Reading Placement Category Two is required. (2 lecture hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2201
    Hair Styling III

    3 credit hours

    Principles of hair design including fingerwaving, skip waving and sculpture curls. Overview of hair composition, divisions, growth process, and loss. Introduction to clipper cutting techniques. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1117 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2203, Cosmetology 2205 and Cosmetology 2207 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2203
    Chemical Services III

    3 credit hours

    Application of basic hair coloring, lightening and chemical texture on clients. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1117 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2201, Cosmetology 2205 and Cosmetology 2207 or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2205
    Esthetics and Nail Technology II

    2 credit hours

    Application of manicures, pedicures, and facial massage in a salon with clients. Application of facial make-up and eyelash enhancement. Introduction to nail tips and wraps. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1120 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2201, Cosmetology 2203 and Cosmetology 2207 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2207
    Salon Safety and Sanitation

    2 credit hours

    Application of safety and decontamination procedures in a salon with clients. Work in a clinic dispensary and take inventory of salon supplies. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 1120 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2201, Cosmetology 2203 and Cosmetology 2205 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2221
    Hair Styling IV

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the various hairstyles, braiding techniques and uses and placement of artificial hair. Advanced techniques in hair cutting and wet hair styling. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2207 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2223, Cosmetology 2225 and Cosmetology 2227 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2223
    Chemical Services IV

    3 credit hours

    Advanced procedures in chemical textures and hair removal. The role of chemistry, electricity and light therapy related to the field of cosmetology. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2207 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2221, Cosmetology 2225 and Cosmetology 2227 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2225
    Salon Operations II

    3 credit hours

    Management of salon routines and operations. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2207 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2221, Cosmetology 2223 and Cosmetology 2227 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2227
    Thermal Styling II

    2 credit hours

    Application of advanced thermal styling in a salon with clients. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2207 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2221, Cosmetology 2223 and Cosmetology 2225 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2250
    License Review

    3 credit hours

    Comprehensive review of cosmetology curriculum and skills in preparation for the Illinois State Board exam to complete the requirements for licensing. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2227 with a grade of B or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2253 or consent of instructor (2 lecture hour, 2 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2253
    Advanced Chemical Services II

    2 credit hours

    In depth study of the perming and hair color process. Prepares student for state certification for the Cosmetology License from the Department of Professional and Financial Regulations. Prerequisite: Cosmetology 2227 with a grade of C or better and concurrent enrollment is required in Cosmetology 2250 or consent of instructor (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2862
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    2 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Cosmetology (COSME)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1100 (IAI CRJ 901)
    Introduction to Criminal Justice

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the criminal justice system, its history and philosophy. This includes an analysis of the major components of criminal justice and their inter-relationship in the administration of justice. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1110
    Police Operations and Procedures

    3 credit hours

    Survey of police patrol functions with emphasis on responsibilities of the uniformed officer, personnel distribution theories, community and problem-oriented policing strategies, police ethics and accountability, and the relationship between the officer and the community. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1112
    Crime Prevention

    3 credit hours

    An overview of crime prevention strategies from an individual and community perspective, including a discussion and analysis of neighborhood watch programs, home security strategies and personal security tactics. School based and age-specific community crime prevention programs and the application of technology to crime prevention problems are discussed. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1120
    Traffic Law and Investigation

    3 credit hours

    Vehicle traffic law, regulation and enforcement, fundamentals of accident causation, prevention and investigation. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1130 (IAI CRJ 911)
    Introduction to Corrections

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the goals, structure and operations of correctional institutions; sentencing trends and alternatives to incarceration; probation and parole; inmate life, prisonization and institutionalization; jail administration and community correctional programs. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1135
    Gangs and the Criminal Justice System

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the nature of gang membership and structure; theories of gang involvement; legal strategies in gang prevention and intervention, with emphasis on gangs in suburban communities; legislative strategies and community gang prevention partnerships. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1140
    Principles of Security Administration

    3 credit hours

    An overview of security systems found in industrial, commercial, retail and governmental agencies; legal framework for security programs; internal business crime and its detection, apprehension and prevention. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1141
    Contemporary Issues in Private Security

    3 credit hours

    Theories, principles, and practices of private sector security and loss prevention in a post-9/11 world. Hazard and risk assessment methodology is addressed along with strategies for dealing with both internal and external threats. Industry best practices are incorporated throughout the course, while viewing the discipline of private security from both entry-level and management perspectives. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1142
    Private Security and Law Enforcement

    3 credit hours

    Theories and practices pertaining to the relationship between private security and public law enforcement. Exploration of how these professions share many of the same goals, such as preventing crime and disorder, identifying criminals, and ensuring the security of people and property. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1145
    Introduction to Homeland Security

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the evolution of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the U.S. and surveys the major policies, practices, concepts and challenges confronting the field. An analysis of various organizations under the authority of DHS and an assessment of the current threats from international and domestic terrorism will be examined. Examination of government, private organizations, and citizens involvement in protecting against and responding to terrorist threats. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1146
    Introduction to Border, Transportation,

    3 credit hours

    Forms of security including law enforcement that coincide with securing the United States from the potential threat of a terrorist attack. In particular, the areas of border security, transportation security, and overall physical security of persons and places will be emphasized. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1147
    Intro to Domestic & Internatl Terrorism

    3 credit hours

    Examination of the threat of domestic and international terrorism and the complex origins, motivations, ideologies, goals and tactics of various domestic and international terrorist groups. Cultural, religious and economic influences on terrorism will be considered. Topical issues including state, political, and revolutionary terrorism, religious and apocalyptic violence, weapons of mass destruction, and terrorist tactics and targeting, as well as the practical strategies and approaches of counterterrorism. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1148
    Emergency Management

    3 credit hours

    Examines theories, principles, and practices of emergency management, including the related processes of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Evolution of emergency management and its practical application within government and private sector will be addressed. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1151
    Constitutional Law

    3 credit hours

    Development and history of the federal Constitution and Bill of Rights; substantive content of the amendments and corresponding state provisions; and emphasis on recent court interpretations and trends. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1152
    Criminal Law

    3 credit hours

    An overview of the development of criminal law and the principles of accountability. This includes a review and analysis of substantive criminal law, the necessary elements of a variety of crimes, and related criminal defenses. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1153
    Rules of Evidence

    3 credit hours

    The types and forms of evidence. Emphasis on the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in federal and state criminal courts. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1154
    Substance Abuse and the Law

    3 credit hours

    Criminal law and procedure related to alcohol use and abuse and other controlled substances. This includes enforcement, adjudication, sentencing and treatment aspects as they relate to crimes involving substance abuse. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1165
    Computers and Criminal Justice

    3 credit hours

    A comprehensive overview of computer-related crimes, including related reactive and proactive investigative strategies; programs involving computer technologies developed and utilized by criminal justice investigators, analysts and other professionals. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1210
    Criminal Justice in the Media

    3 credit hours

    An examination of the intersection between criminality and justice and how public perception about criminal justice is influenced by mass media. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1820
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   1840
    Independent Study

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2030
    Probation and Parole

    3 credit hours

    Study the history, development, organization, and operation of probation and parole and other community corrections methods as a strategy to address criminal offenders. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2110
    Continuity of Operations

    3 credit hours

    Explores the process for developing, implementing, exercising, and evaluating continuity of operations for government entities in the event of a disaster. Emphasis is on being able to continue to supply services to constituents and customers while supporting staff and initiating recovery operations. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1145 or Criminal Justice 1148 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2120
    Critical Incident Management

    3 credit hours

    Exploration of the role of various public safety personnel in managing disaster response operations. The nature of disaster, complexities of disaster response operations, and the roles and responsibilities of various emergency management personnel will be examined through case studies. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1145 or Criminal Justice 1148 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2130
    Disaster Management & Response

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to concepts, theories, principles, programs and requirements of emergency preparedness, governmental planning, practice, exercises, hazard and risk assessment, and team building. Students will also study the relationship of preparedness to response, emergency operations and incident command systems. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1145 or Criminal Justice 1148 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2140
    Intro to Intelligence-Homeland Security

    3 credit hours

    Overview of the history of intelligence for United States law enforcement officials who are charged with providing security for America to help prevent and respond to terrorist threats. Provides a basic understanding of the concepts, processes and disciplines associated with intelligence functions and operations in regards to Homeland Security. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1145 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2150
    Multiculturalism & Diversity

    3 credit hours

    Provides the student with the opportunity to examine current issues and social problems relating to the administration of justice in a culturally diverse society. Emphasis on the changing demographics of communities and the development of new training, strategies, and approaches to more adequately meet the challenges presented by working with diverse populations. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1100 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2160
    Intro to Bio Security & Bio Terrorism

    3 credit hours

    Major biological and chemical agents used in bio terrorism including their warning signs and symptoms, the legal aspects of bio security, threats to the food supply, and the government's assets available to respond to such events. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1145 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2230
    Criminal Investigation

    3 credit hours

    Fundamentals of investigation; search, collection, preservation and recording at the crime scene; sources of information; physical and chemical analysis and comparison techniques; and case preparation and courtroom testimony. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2231
    Criminology

    3 credit hours

    Examines characteristics and theoretical explanations of patterns of criminality and society's response to crime. Includes patterns of various types of crime, how these are measured, and how these observations impact research, theory, and public policy. Issues include social response to crime including interaction among system, victims, and offenders. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2235
    Basic Evidence Photography

    3 credit hours

    Basic police photographic techniques including legal and technical aspects of evidence photography. Application of photographic equipment, film and techniques to crime scene and evidence gathering problems. Additional emphasis placed on digital format photography, computer software and hardware, and digital video surveillance techniques. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2240 (IAI CRJ 914)
    Juvenile Delinquency

    3 credit hours

    An overview of juvenile court jurisdiction, related procedures and their historical context; theoretical perspectives of delinquency causation and related prevention and intervention programs. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2250
    Police Organization & Administration

    3 credit hours

    Analysis of classical and current law enforcement organizational patterns, including an overview of the administrative processes within police agencies and management theories as applied to law enforcement administration. (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2260
    Issues in Criminal Justice

    3 credit hours

    Contemporary critical issues related to crime and society; analysis and evaluation of recent studies and documents; methods of implementing research findings. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1100 or Sociology 1100 (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2310
    Forensic Crime Scene Investigation

    3 credit hours

    Study and techniques of forensic science as it relates to crime scene investigations. The procedures and practices of proper identification, collection, recording, preservation, and processing of evidence at crime scenes will be discussed. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1100 and Criminal Justice 2230 with a grade of C or better or equivalent or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2410
    Violent Crime

    3 credit hours

    Overview of theories to explain violence, methods used in the scientific study of violence, and important research findings about correlates, patterns, processes, and trends related to criminal violence. Exploration of case studies related to violence. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1100 with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2820
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

    Advanced exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college Class Schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Criminal Justice 1100 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Criminal Justice (CRIMJ)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1101
    Quantity Food Preparation I

    4 credit hours

    Introduction to basic cooking methods, the identification and use of ingredients and handling of tools and equipment, also skills and techniques used in cookery. Activities include preparation of basic recipes, cold food items, stocks and soups, and the fundamentals of service. Vegetable and a variety of meat products will be included. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1120 or concurrent enrollment or equivalent or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1102
    Quantity Food Preparation II

    4 credit hours

    Continuation of the fundamental concepts and techniques of food preparation. Students rotate through stations in a large commercial kitchen and dining room. Cooking skills are developed through participation in food preparation, production and dining room operations. Basic service skill, concepts, and techniques. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1104
    Cake Decorating and Confectionery

    2 credit hours

    Techniques utilized in the decoration of cakes, pastries and confectionery items produced in retail and hotel pastry shops. Emphasis on the development of skill in the production of quality borders, flowers, lettering and figures. Activities also include sugar molding, image transfers, color and airbrush technique. (4 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1107
    Advanced Decorative Techniques

    2 credit hours

    Techniques utilized in the production of advanced patisserie. Candy chocolate work, pastillage, and pulled sugar will be emphasized. Modeling and sculpting of chocolate centerpieces. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1172 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (4 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1108
    Culinary Measurements & Conversions

    2 credit hours

    Recipe costing and conversions for culinary applications. Yield tests and product assessments will also be covered. (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1109
    Nutrition for Food Service Professional

    2 credit hours

    Introduction of basic nutrition concepts and application of these concepts in menu planning. Emphasis is placed on the role of the food service professional in providing nutritious foods that meet the needs of today's diverse customer groups. (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1110
    Basic Nutrition

    3 credit hours

    Emphasis is placed on normal and clinical nutrition, including many aspects of diet therapy. Presents current information on the relationship of nutrition to health. Prerequisite: Anatomy and Physiology 1500, Anatomy and Physiology 1551, Anatomy and Physiology 1552, Anatomy and Physiology 1571 or Anatomy and Physiology 1572 or consent of instructor (3 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1115
    Foodservice Sanitation License

    1 credit hours

    Training in the management of sanitary methods of food handling in all segments of the food service industry. Recommended for Foodservice Industry professionals seeking the State of Illinois license for sanitation. This class will NOT meet the requirements for any of the Culinary & Hospitality Management degrees or certificates. (1 lecture hour)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1120
    Foodservice Sanitation

    2 credit hours

    The Foodservice Sanitation course provides training in the management of sanitary methods of food handling in all segments of the food service industry. This course also prepares students for state certification by the Illinois Department of Public Health Service. After successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the State of Illinois Sanitation License exam. This class will meet the requirements for Hospitality Management degrees and certificates. (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1155
    Restaurant Concept Development

    2 credit hours

    An examination of the process that occurs from the conceptualization through the opening of a new restaurant operation, including financial considerations, legal responsibilities, marketing strategies, and risk reduction. (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1171
    Pastry Arts - Baking and Patisserie I

    4 credit hours

    Fundamentals of baking science, terminology, equipment, technology, ingredients, and weights and measures, formula conversions. Concentration on the production techniques for breads, hard and soft rolls, basic cakes, high ratio cakes, cookies, and puff pastry items. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1120 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1172
    Pastry Arts - Baking and Patisserie II

    4 credit hours

    Further development of competencies in bakeshop operations. Students practice the techniques for production of high ratio cakes, sweet dough products and specialties, and their decoration. Includes sanitation, baking and pastry chemistry, purchasing, cost control, and production management. Classical patisserie, including calligraphy, petit fours, hot and cold desserts, candies, ice creams, specialty tortes and buffet pieces are produced using pastillage, nougat, marzipan, chocolate and pulled sugar. Includes various show piece production. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1171 or equivalent or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1180
    Introduction-Culinology & Food Science

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to the world of Culinology and Food Science for large food production. Emphasis will be placed on the blending of taste and technology, the impact of food and food development processes. (3 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1185
    Elements of Taste and Flavor

    3 credit hours

    An introduction to the five elements of taste: umami, sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. A variety of herbs, spices, vinegars, oils, and other products will be used in the research and development of recipes. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent and Culinary Arts 1120 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1186
    Food Manufacturing and Processing

    2 credit hours

    The study of ingredients and how they are used in the food manufacturing industry. Safety, sanitation and food preservation methods discussed. (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1800
    Special Project

    1  to 3 credit hours

    Special project courses cover topics not otherwise covered by general education courses and other courses in the catalogue for the discipline. These courses require direct experience and focused reflection in an in-depth study of a specific discipline topic and/or the critical analysis of contemporary issues in the discipline. They are targeted to self-selected students with an interest in the subject matter and involve active participation. The course delivery incorporates an experiential component of no less than 30% but not to exceed 70% (to be determined by the disciplines). This experiential component may include field studies, interdisciplinary learning, and/or the practical application of discipline-related concepts, theories, principles, and methods with a specific focus. All courses require an orientation session to deliver academic and experiential information (syllabus, academic requirements, field preparation, logistics, etc.) This course may be taken four times for credit.

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   1822
    Selected Topics

    3 credit hours

    Introductory exploration and analysis of selected topics with a specific theme indicated by course title listed in college course schedule. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2000
    Food Laws and Regulations

    2 credit hours

    Survey of federal regulations regarding labeling, additives, animal fabrication and preservatives for large food production. Food packaging standards are discussed. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent and Culinary Arts 1120 or equivalent or consent of instructor (2 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2111
    Specialty & Alternative Baking

    3 credit hours

    Gluten free, low sugar, restricted diets and specialty baking. Students will examine and bake products specifically designed for individuals with dietary restrictions. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1171 or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2152
    Food, Beverage and Equipment Purchasing

    3 credit hours

    Standards of quality as applied to food, beverages, china, glassware, silver, linens, furnishings, equipment and supplies. Purchase specifications and the derivation of written standards are covered. (3 lecture hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2153
    Culinary Arts - Garde Manger

    3 credit hours

    Proper techniques and procedures utilized in pantry and basic garde manger production. Includes the preparation of a variety of salads and dressings, hot and cold sandwiches, and canap‚s. Charcuterie and other buffet items will be demonstrated and prepared. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2205
    Culinary Arts: International Cuisine

    3 credit hours

    Survey of selected cuisines from around the world. Research, plan and prepare menus representative of a variety of different cultures. Culture, history, and terminology of various international cuisines and their traditional and contemporary cooking techniques are covered. Includes demonstrations and actual production. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1101 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2206
    Culinary Arts: Asian Cuisine

    3 credit hours

    Research, planning, and preparation of menus based upon authentic Asian recipes and commercial styles of preparation. Emphasis on developing skills in the use of Asian hand tools and cooking equipment. The cuisines of Canton, Peking, Szechwan, Hunan, and Japan will be studied and prepared. (1 lecture hour, 4 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2207
    Culinary Arts: Mediterranean Cuisine

    3 credit hours

    Introduction to various cuisines of countries whose continents touch the Mediterranean Sea. Particular emphasis will be placed upon ingredient identification, cooking styles, and preparation techniques. Students will prepare numerous recipes of traditional foods with indigenous ingredients. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1120 or concurrent enrollment in Culinary Arts 1120 or consent of instructor (6 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2210
    Culinary Arts - Classical Cuisine

    4 credit hours

    Advanced culinary preparation and service. Emphasizes the history, menu terminology, cooking techniques, and presentation of classical French cuisine. Includes planning, preparation, and service. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1102 or equivalent or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2273
    Pastry Arts: Baking and Patisserie III

    4 credit hours

    Advanced study of baking science, terminology, equipment, technology, ingredients, weights and measures, and formula conversions. Concentration on production techniques for advanced pastries, cakes, and tortes. Advanced decorating will also be stressed. Prerequisite: Culinary Arts 1172 or equivalent or consent of instructor (8 lab hours)

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2860
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2863
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    3 credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 320 clock hours for two semester hours. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • Culinary Arts (CULIN)   2865
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1  to 4 credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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