100

INF-101 Introduction to Information Technology

This course examines computing tools, processes, and applications and their appropriate use in society. Topics include hardware, software, the Internet and web, communications and networking, and the effective use of related tools. Labs will provide hands-on activities relating to the course content. Students will work in an online learning system. >General Education Course.Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-102 Introduction to Computing

This course introduces computing hardware, software, applications, and their appropriate use. Topics include purchasing a computer, securing and maintaining a home computer, and setting up a wireless home router. Labs will provide hands-on activities relating to the course content and will include use of productivity software. Laboratory [2.00]. >General Education Course.

Credits

1

INF-107 Mini Computer Operations

This course prepares the student to use the IBM AS/400 System. Topics include database concepts, display files control language commands, and source entry utility. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-108 PC Maintenance

This course provides instruction in the infrastructure, configuration, upgrade, troubleshooting and repair of PC systems. Students will partially assemble and upgrade a PC. Topics include diagnosing problems; preventive maintenance; safety and environmental issues; motherboards [components and architecture]; computer memory; input/output [I/O] interfaces; printer classes; basicnetworking and data communications concepts and components. This course assists with preparation for the CompTIA A+ Certification. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-114 Microsoft Office [Office 2013]

This course uses project based exercises to teach the fundamentals of the Microsoft Office Suite - specifically, Word [word processing], Excel [spreadsheet], Access [database], PowerPoint [presentation], and Outlook [e-mail and calendar]. Labs will include exposure to web development using the suite. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-115 Desktop Publishing [Publisher 2013]

This course is a hands-on experience integrating text and graphics to design, edit, and produce a variety of business documents. Knowledge of word processing is helpful. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-119 Document Processing [Word 2013]

This course uses project-based exercises to teach document production using word processing software. The touch typing method of keyboarding is introduced and used to aid productivity. Labs will provide hands-on activities relating to the course content. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-120 PowerPoint [PowerPoint 2013]

This course is an introduction to electronic presentations. Students will learn to create professional-looking, computer-generated presentations that include use of design templates, graphics, sounds, animations, OLE and web links. Students will work in outline and slide views. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-124 Spreadsheet Excel [Excel 2013]

This course is a hands-on experience of a state-of-the-art electronic spreadsheet. The course will provide step-by-step instruction in the various commands necessary for spreadsheet creation and the manipulation and management of spreadsheets. All lab work is done on a Microsoft Windows processing platform. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-130 Testing and Quality Assurance

This course introduces methodologies associated with quality assurance testing. Students will learn about the role of testing in the software development life cycle and will develop systematic approaches to facilitate thorough testing. Issues specific to multi-platform environments will be investigated. Students will document their testing procedure and results using both verbaland written communication methods. The relationship between testing, product marketing, and customer service will be explored. Projects may include testing for game programming. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-140 Introduction to Multimedia

This course introduces the student to the various applications of computer-based multimedia in industry, government, education, and entertainment. Hardware systems, distribution media, flowcharts, software tools, scripts, and production will be covered. Students will work in groups to design and prepare a multimedia presentation. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-143 Web Publishing

This course introduces the student to the principles involved in creating dynamic web sites. Students learn to use a variety of tools to make compelling and informative web s applying current web productivity software. Exercises are given that allow students to design, develop and upload their web s onto the Internet without web-based programming. Web site management strategy is also discussed. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-144 Windows Desktop Operations [Vista]

This course introduces the student to the basics of the Microsoft Windows desktop. Topics presented include working with files, organizing files with Windows Explorer, personalizing your Windows environment, bringing the Web to the desktop, searching for information, working with graphics, object linking and embedding, exploring your network, working with hardware, and managingWindows. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-145 Visual Basic Programming

This course provides effective hands-on instruction in an event-driven, high level programming language, using a series of tools to design and control object-oriented graphical user interfaces in an integrated development environment. All lab work is done on a Microsoft Windows processing platform. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-146 Web Development

This course provides instruction in the development and composition of Web s. Students will author s that meet current professional standards as specified by the World Wide Web consortium. They will write HTML and CSS using a text editor and will be introduced to web authoring productivity software. Objects such as graphics and sound, style sheets, JavaScript, and issues surrounding cross-platform viewing will be discussed. The students will develop and publish a completed Web site. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00]

Credits

3

Corequisites

Recommended: INF-101 [To be successful in this course, students should adhere to the recommendation.]

INF-147 Web Development using Dreamweaver

This course introduces students to Web authoring using a What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get editing environment. This course will focus on technical mastery of the software tools and techniques used to create Web s with Dreamweaver, and on an understanding of the technical and environmental issues that affect Web design, performance, and effectiveness. Graphic design issues will be addressed in this context. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-150 Business Programming Logic

This course develops and reinforces the student's logical thought processes using proper design techniques and tools, especially flowcharting. Topics presented include exploration of business programming considerations, such as input of data, output of information, accuracy and reliability, the use of objects and object-oriented programming, as well as data structures. Topics under data structures include linked-lists, hyperlinking, stacks, queues, trees, and traditional file structures. Lecture [2. 00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

MAT-032[22337] MAT-035[22340]

INF-151 Database: Access [Access 2010]

This course is a hands-on experience of a relational database management system. The course entails developing database management projects starting with the design of the structure of a database, entering and editing data, designing multi-table queries, and creating forms and reports. Various techniques of database applications development will be implemented. All work will bedone on a Microsoft Windows processing platform. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-152 C/C++ Programming

This course provides the foundations for programming in the C and C++ languages. Students code programs applying C/C++ operators, constructs, and functions. Topics covered include language version differences, definition of variables; math, relational, and logical operators; decisions; while and for loops; C/C++ functions, user written functions, and scope and passing values. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-153 Java Programming

This course provides effective hands-on instruction in the Java language. Topics explored include Java syntax, data types, arrays, conditions, loops, methods, classes, and objects. It is recommended that the student take INF-150 either prior to or at the same time as taking INF-153. To be successful in INF-153, students should adhere to the recommendation. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-160 Networking Technologies and Data Communications

This course offers comprehensive coverage of networking and data transmission key terms, concepts, and development strategies. Topics presented include: the history of network development; network media; network protocols; network/data transmission theory [OSI layers and IEEE standards]; network types; network design; server/client configuration; network administration; networkremote access; wide area networks; and network troubleshooting. The course assists in preparing the student for the MCSE certification exams offered by Microsoft and the Foundations Level CIW certification. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

INF-161 Internet Research and Data Handling

This course provides an in-depth view of the Internet and is designed to meet both professional and research needs. Topics covered include advanced searching strategies and techniques, data mining, information integrity and intellectual property, FTP sites, downloads, file types and their integration into applications, and connectivity issues. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-162 Introduction to the Internet

This course introduces the necessary skills to access the Internet using leading Internet browsers. Topics covered include the Web, its components and organization; URLs; browsing Web s; Web management techniques; saving and printing; fundamental techniques for searching using various search engines; sending and receiving electronic mail; mail management techniques; reading andposting newsgroup articles, conversing and chatting; and popular Web sites. Course credit by exam is available. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-163 Internet Concepts and Applications

This course provides comprehensive coverage of the Internet. Topics presented include the Internet's history; its composition and technologies; protocols; electronic mail systems; browser and Web concepts; source integrity; searching the Web for research and gaining market intelligence; commanding FTP, newsgroups, gopher, and Telnet; and objects, plug-ins and viewers. This course assists in preparation for Foundations Level CIW certification. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

INF-164 Networking Fundamentals I

This course exposes students to the skills needed to design, build, and maintain small to medium-sized networks. Students are provided with classroom and laboratory experience in current and emerging networking technology. Focus is on the theory behind LANs. Topics include safety, networking, network terminology and protocols, network standards, LANs, WANs, OSI models, cabling,cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol addressing, network standards, safety and environment issues. This course assists in preparation towards the CISCO CCNA certification. Lecture [3.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

None; Helpful: A+ Certification; Microsoft Office Skills; introductory programming or multimedia courses; introductory electronics

INF-165 Introduction to Linux

This course provides a hands-on introduction to this open-source operating system. Students learn to configure a graphical desktop environment, install and configure office-suite applications, create a Linux server environment, configure basic services, and use Linux commands. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

INF-170 Networking Experience

This course awards transfer credit, based upon proven extensive professional experience in Network Administration or completion of sufficient networking coursework, to students wishing to enter the Network Security Certificate of Achievement. New students also may satisfy this requirement by enrolling in INF-160. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3