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Computer Information Technology Courses

CIT 12 - COMPUTER LITERACY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, l lab hour, (Formerly Computer Information Systems 56 and Information
Systems 12)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Basic introduction to computers and their usage. Basic principles of hardware and software; shopping for a personal computer; social issues associated with the role of computers in the world today; and an introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, and Internet principles and usage. Fulfills the computer literacy graduation requirement. (CAN CSCI 2) (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 15 - COMPUTER CONCEPTS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Computer Information Systems 15 and Information
Systems 15)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Introduction to computers and their use. Topics include basic principles of hardware and software, application programs, systems software, telecommunications, networks, program design, the Internet, and the World Wide Web. Students will work with Windows and the Internet; word processing,
spreadsheet, and database programs; and a programming language. Fulfills the computer literacy graduation requirement. (CAN BUS 6) (A, CSU, UC)


CIT 17 - WINDOWS 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (9 weeks), (See also Business & Technology 14), (Formerly
Computer Information Systems 14 and Information Systems 14)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Hands-on operation of Microsoft Windows. Fulfills the computer literacy graduation requirement. (A, CSU)

CIT 19 - WORK EXPERIENCE (COOPERATIVE), OCCUPATIONAL
1-4 units, 1 lecture hour, (Repeats = 3), (Formerly Information Systems 19)
COREQUISITE: Fall and Spring Semesters: Must be enrolled in a minimum of 7 units, including work experience. Summer SeSsion: Must be enrolled in at least one other course. Supervised employment directly related to the student’s major. Offered under specific majors.

Success on the job, including interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills; office dynamics and adapting to change. Group interaction. Collaborative learning activities specific to Computer Information Technology. Learning objectives established specific to computer information
technology. Seventy-five hours of paid employment or 60 hours of volunteer employment per unit per semester. Maximum of 4 units per semester, 16 units total. May be repeated up to three times for not more than 16 units total. (A, CSU)

CIT 20 -  MICROSOFT OFFICE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (See also Business & Technology 25), (Formerly Information
Systems 25)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 12 or Computer Information Technology 15.

The major software components of the Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Working within the Windows graphical user interface, creating applications and sharing data files to develop solutions that use more than one component of the suite. (A, CSU)

CIT 21 - ADVANCED MICROSOFT OFFICE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 46)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 20. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 60 recommended.

Advanced integration of the major software components of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Includes the use of Visual Basic for Applications (VBS) to create macros. Advanced topics such as style sheets, 3-D workbooks, file linking, multiple table queries, macros
and prototyping. (A, CSU)


CIT 23 - SPREADSHEET FUNDAMENTALS 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (See also Business & Technology 18), (Formerly
Information Systems 5 and Information Systems 18)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Creating and formatting a worksheet, using formulas and functions, and creating graphs; integrating spreadsheets with other programs and the World Wide Web; and creating macros. Additional lab hours in CIT 260 or BT 250 available for students to complete homework assignments. (A, CSU)

CIT 24 -  ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Formerly Information Systems 20)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 23 or Business & Technology 18.

Advanced capabilities of spreadsheets. Solving complex problems using spreadsheets, creating and using macros, creating data tables, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, and using Visual BASIC to enhance a spreadsheet. (A, CSU)

CIT 26 -  DATABASE FUNDAMENTALS 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (See also Business & Technology 26), (Formerly
Information Systems 6 and Information Systems 26)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Creating database files, entering data, modifying database file structure, designing queries, reports and forms. (A, CSU)

CIT 27 -  ADVANCED DATABASE 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Formerly Computer Information Systems 40 and
Information Systems 27)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 26 or Business & Technology 26.

Using a database program to perform advanced queries, automate tasks using macros, customize toolbars and menus, using Visual BASIC for applications to customize Access. (A, CSU)

CIT 29 - POWERPOINT
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours, (9 weeks), (Formerly Information Systems 32)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Using PowerPoint to create presentations. Topics include designing presentations, creating presentations, adding effects, running a presentation, and creating support documents for the presentation. (A, CSU)

CIT 31 - BEGINNING EXCEL
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours, (9 weeks), (See also Business & Technology 24), (Formerly
Information Systems 24 and Information Systems 74)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 and Math 101 recommended.

Creating a worksheet, formatting the worksheet, using formulas and functions, and creating graphs. Additional lab hours in CIT 260 and BT 250 available for students to complete homework assignments. (A, CSU)

CIT 40 - COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS 
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (Repeats = 1), (Formerly Information Systems 22)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 12 or Computer Information Technology 15.

Principles of computer operating systems. A survey and comparison of the graphical user interface along with the command line interface using various operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Linux, etc. (A, CSU)

CIT 45 - DATA COMMUNICATIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 1), (Formerly Computer Information Systems 17 and
Information Systems 17)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Essential elements that make up data communications including transmission media, local area networks, wide area networks, network interconnections, network management, security, network applications, and related technologies. (A, CSU)

CIT 50 - FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORKING
4 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 28, Information
Systems 30, and Information Systems 30A.)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45.

Fundamentals of computer network design, installation, software and communication links. (A, CSU)

CIT 51 -  MCSE NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
4 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30B)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Implementing and supporting a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. For product support professionals who will be responsible for installing, configuring and supporting a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. Prepare students for the MCSE exam. (A, CSU)

CIT 52 - MCSE DIRECTORY SERVICES
4 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30C)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Install, configure, and administer “Active Directory” directory services, which is the directory service for Microsoft Windows. Implementing and configuring “Group Policy” to centrally manage large numbers of users and computers. Prepare students for the MCSE exam. (A, CSU)

CIT 53 - MCSE DIRECTORY INFRASTRUCTURE
2 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30D)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Design a Microsoft Windows directory services infrastructure in an enterprise environment. Identify the business and administrative needs of an organization that impact the design of Active Directory. Key decision points for naming, delegation of authority, domain design, and site topology design. Prepare students for the MCSE exam. (A, CSU)

CIT 54 - MCSE NETWORK SERVICES
2 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30E)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Design a Microsoft Windows networking services infrastructure that supports the required network applications. Basic functionality, security, availability, and performance features of each networking service as aspects of a networking services design. Prepares students for the MCSE exam. (A,
CSU)

CIT 55 - MCSE NETWORK SECURITY
4 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30F)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Design a security framework for small, medium, and enterprise networks by using Microsoft Windows technologies. Prepare students for the MCSE exam. (A, CSU)

CIT 56 - MCSE ISA
4 units, 4 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 2), (Formerly Information Systems 30G)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45. ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 50 recommended.

Implement, administer, and support a Microsoft Internet Acceleration Server (IAS). Install, configure and support a Microsoft ISA Server. Prepare students for the MCSE exam. (A, CSU)

CIT 60 - BEGINNING VISUAL BASIC
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 35 and Information Systems 47)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Introduction to programming in Visual Basic. Development of applications using standard Windows elements such as command buttons, and check, option and list boxes. Emphasis on structured program design, including debugging, testing, and documentation. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 61 - ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC

3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 49)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 60.

Introduction to programming databases in Visual Basic. Beginning or intermediate students will receive a solid foundation working with database theory and use this knowledge to create a fully database-enabled Visual Basic application. Course content includes database tutorials, database basics, tables, records, fields, field types, primary and foreign keys, referential integrity, using Microsoft Access, the Visual Basic Data Control. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 63 - BEGINNING JAVA PROGRAMMING
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 39 and Information Systems 33)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Introduction to developing Java Applets and applications using the Java programming language. Emphasis on object-orientated programming, control structures, methods, arrays, strings, inheritance, and graphics. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 64 - ADVANCED JAVA PROGRAMMING
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 34)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 63.

Extends programming concepts and techniques covered in the beginning Java programming class. Design and code Java programs, applets, and servlets using proper object oriented techniques including inheritance, encapsulation, and polymorphism. Design and implement data structures and abstract data types. Use multidimensional arrays, Java collections, external data files, and exception handling to create meaningful Java programs. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 66 - BEGINNING C++ PROGRAMMING
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 36)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Software development using the C++ programming language. Emphasis on object-oriented design, computations, strings, pointers, functions, classes, and objects. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 67 - ADVANCED C++ PROGRAMMING
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 37)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 66.

Build on the C++ programming concepts covered in the beginning class. How to design and use loops, decisions, structures, functions, objects, and classes. How to use arrays, pointers, memory allocation, linked lists, sorting techniques, operator overloading, inheritance, and graphics. (A, CSU, UC)

CIT 68  - ADVANCED PROGRAMMING APPLICATIONS 
4 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (Repeats = 1)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 60, Computer Information Technology 63, or Computer Information Technology 66.

Developing programming applications using a variety of programming languages such as Java, C++.NET, Visual Basic.NET. Application development will emphasize the use of object-orientated programming, control structures, methods, arrays, inheritance, and graphical-user interface, etc.
(A, CSU, UC)

CIT 80 - INTERNET BASICS
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Formerly Information Systems 7 and Information
Systems 40)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Hands-on introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web, including the use of e-mail, Usenet news groups, discussion boards, browser basics, and FTP. Brief introduction to searching the Web. History of the Internet, how to get connected to the Internet from you home or office computer, Internet ethics, e-commerce, and Netiquette. (A, CSU)

CIT 81 - WORLD WIDE WEB RESEARCH 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Formerly Information Systems 8 and Information
Systems 41)
ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 12 or Computer Information Technology 15 recommended.

Using the World Wide Web for research. Topics include browsers, search engines, Boolean logic, and URLs. Requires preparing and presenting reports from the research. (CAN CSCI 24) (A, CSU)

CIT 85 - CREATING WEBSITES
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hour, (18 weeks), (Formerly CIT86 and CIT87)
ADVISORY: Computer Information Technology 15 recommended. 

Designing web pages for the Internet using a web page design language


CIT 90 - DATA DRIVEN WEBSITES USING DREAMWEAVER
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 28)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15. ADVISORY: Graphic Communications 15 or 25; Computer Information Technology 86 recommended.

Deploying dynamic websites using Macromedia Dreamweaver and Microsoft Access. Understanding Web-Servers & Application Servers; Designing a database; Querying a database; Introduction to SQL; Creating forms; Validating form data; Inserting, updating, & deleting database records; Retrieving data; Displaying database data in web pages; Creating search forms; Creating dynamic form objects; Authenticating users; Maintaining state: Application Server Programming logic. (A, CSU)

CIT 93 - BEGINNING JAVASCRIPT
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 86.

Fundamentals of JavaScript to add interactivity to HTML/XML web pages and web sites on the Internet. Topics include writing functions, using data from forms, buttons, menus, and text boxes, and using if conditional statements and program loops to make web pages “smarter”. (A, CSU)

CIT 202 - INTRODUCTION TO ONLINE LEARNING
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, 3 lab hours, (9 weeks), (Credit/ No Credit), (Open Entry/Open Exit)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Learn the skills necessary to take classes online.

CIT 205 - COMPUTER BASICS
2 units, 2 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (12 weeks)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Introduction to basic computer terminology and skills. Includes introduction to word processing and spreadsheet programs.

CIT 237 - NETWORK+ PREPARATION 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (9 weeks), (Repeats = 1), (Formerly Information Systems 231)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15. COREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 45.

Networking communications as they relate to analyzing and evaluating accountability of new technology, network engineering and documentation, telephone systems and telecommunications, synchronous optical networks, training, ISDN lines, and satellite communications.

CIT 238 - A+ AND SERVER+ SYSTEMS FUNDAMENTALS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Formerly Information Systems 238)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Skills for personal computer software and hardware support; server software and hardware support: installation, configuration, diagnosing and troubleshooting system software, basic networking, memory management, server principles and configuration and customer satisfaction.

CIT 239 - INET+ PREPARATION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, (Repeats = 1), (Formerly Information Systems 239)
PREREQUISITE: Computer Information Technology 15.

Internet basics, Internet clients, Web development, networking, Internet security, and business concepts.

CIT 260 - COMPUTER SKILLS LAB
1 unit, 3 lab hours, (Repeats = 3), (Open Entry/Open Exit), (Formerly Computer Information Systems 60, Information Systems 60, and Information Systems 260)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Supervised use of microcomputers. Reinforcement of concepts from classroom studies and development of problem solving abilities on an independent basis. Grade based on hours worked in lab.

CIT 261 - INTERNET SKILLS LAB
0.2-1 unit, 0.6-3 lab hours, (Credit/No Credit), (Repeats = 3), (Open Entry/Open Exit), (Formerly
Information Systems 61 and Information Systems 261)
PREREQUISITE: None.

Supervised use of the Internet. Reinforcement of concepts from classroom studies and development of problem solving abilities on an independent basis. Grade based on hours worked in lab.

(a) .2 units for minimum of 10 hours, maximum of 12 hours;
(b) .4 units for minimum of 19 hours, maximum of 21 hours;
(c) .6 units for minimum of 29 hours, maximum of 31 hours;
(d) .8 units for minimum of 39 hours, maximum of 44 hours;
(e) 1 unit for minimum of 48 hours.

CIT 277 - ACCELERATED EXCEL 
2 units, 3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours, (9 weeks), (See also Business & Technology 277), (Formerly
Information Systems 77 and Information Systems 277)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English 153 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Creating a spreadsheet, formatting the spreadsheet, using formulas and functions, and printing a spreadsheet.

Last updated: 11/6/2009 9:28:14 AM