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CBIS 101 Computer Concepts & Applications

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBOT 100 - Keyboarding ; CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
C-ID Course Number: BUS 140
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
The focus of this course is to provide the students with computer concepts and management information systems concepts as used with business computing. Additionally, the course covers changes in technology that affect how computers are used in business. The course includes hands-on experience using software applications such as Internet browsers, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.

CBIS 108 Networking and Administration

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Prepares students to work as network administrators or server managers emphasizing installation and maintenance of a Windows networking environment. Also provides preparation for the Windows certification exam.

CBIS 112 Intro to Visual Basic Program

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1 ; or CBIS 101 - Computer Concepts & Applications ; or CS 102 - Introduction to Computing with HTML
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An introduction to Visual Basic Net programming language for the Windows environment. Learn to create forms, add controls, and develop code for Windows, Mobile, Web, and database application programs.

CBIS 141 Microsoft Excel-Comprehensive

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 101 - Computer Concepts & Applications ; or CBIS 371 - Intro to Excel ; or
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Manage and analyze information using spreadsheets for more informed decisions. Some skills covered are applying formatting, creating calculations, using functions, creating Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts, developing macros, sharing data, and writing VBA code.

CBIS 142 Microsoft Access-Comprehensive

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 101 - Computer Concepts & Applications ; or CBIS 372 - Intro to Access ; or
Acceptable for credit: Non-Transferable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Learn techniques to solve business problems and develop business decision-making processes using a database program. Some skills covered are developing and maintaining tables, relationships, queries, forms, reports, macros, and code modules. Learn Microsoft Access.

CBIS 189 Independent Projects

1.0 - 3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Courses for students capable of independent work who demonstrate the need or desire for additional study beyond the regular curriculum. Enrollment allows students to pursue activities such as directed field experience, research, or development of skills and competencies under faculty advisement and supervision. Independent projects may be earned in most disciplines. Students wishing to enroll in Independent Projects should contact the appropriate instructor identified in the class schedule. If the project proposed is acceptable to that instructor, a contract will be developed. All contracts for these classes must be completed and submitted to the Records Office no later than the end of the second week of the semester. Students may enroll for any combination (unit value) of Independent Projects 189 and/or 389 for a total of four semesters in a specific discipline. Units are awarded depending upon satisfactory performance and the amount of time committed by the student to the course. Allowable units vary according to discipline, and are based on the following formula: 1 unit - 48 hours per semester 2 units - 96 hours per semester 3 units - 144 hours per semester

CBIS 301 Computer Fundamentals 1

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBOT 100 - Keyboarding
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
A basic course for computer novices to learn how to operate a computer and use common software such as the Windows operating system and an Internet browser. Also covers the use of common hardware devices such as a mouse, keyboard and printer. Learn Windows operating system.

CBIS 321 Internet Business Applications

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1 or equivalent skills
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Development of fundamental competency in Internet business applications. Explores a comprehensive range of skills from the basic uses of Internet browsers, search engines, and e-mail to file transfer protocol, file compression, and bookmark management. Includes the use of editing software to create interactive business Web sites, searching for and registering domain names, and analyzing business web sites.

CBIS 327 Building Business Web Sites

3.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1 or equivalent
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An introductory to advanced course on business website development that consists of website design, accessibility, usability, and troubleshooting. Presents skills necessary to create professional-looking business Web pages using images, tables, tags, cascading style sheets, forms, libraries, behaviors and timelines. Includes uploading and maintaining pages on an Internet server site. Learn Macromedia Dreamweaver.

CBIS 337 Presentation Design - PowerPoint

3.0 units.
Advisories: or knowledge of Windows
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
An introduction to computer-based business presentations and their development using PowerPoint. This course is not open to students who are enrolled in or have received credit for CBOT 337.

CBIS 343 Applied Project Management 1

1.5 units.
Advisories: knowledge of current Windows operating system
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
An introduction to managing comprehensive projects using a commercial project management software package. Provides skills necessary for planning and creating professional-looking schedules, communicating project information, and using the critical path.

CBIS 350 Information Systems Applications Lab

1.0 unit.
Corequisite: CBIS 141 - Microsoft Excel-Comprehensive ; or CBIS 142 - Microsoft Access-Comprehensive ; or CBIS 371 - Intro to Excel ; or CBIS 372 - Intro to Access
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Open-entry laboratory class designed to provide students with the opportunity to refine and expand techniques learned in the corequisite course.

CBIS 351 Info Systems Lab

1.0 unit.
Corequisite: CBIS 108 - Networking and Administration ; or CBIS 112 - Intro to Visual Basic Program ; or CBIS 301 - Computer Fundamentals 1
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Open-entry laboratory class designed to provide students with the opportunity to refine and expand techniques learned in the corequisite course.

CBIS 352 Info Systems Office Lab

1.0 unit.
Corequisite: CBIS 101 - Computer Concepts & Applications
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Open-entry laboratory class designed to provide students with the opportunity to refine and expand techniques learned in the corequisite course.

CBIS 371 Intro to Excel

1.0 unit.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Provides the students with an introduction to the use of Microsoft Excel. This course covers fundamentals of spreadsheet design; date entry, use of formulas and operators, charting information and printing worksheets and graphs.

CBIS 372 Intro to Access

1.0 unit.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Provides the student with an introduction to the use of a database management program. Learn Microsoft Access.

CBIS 381 Introduction to Mac OS

1.0 unit.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
Provides the students with an introduction to the use of the Mac operating system. Course covers fundamentals of Mac OS; managing the desktop;' managing files and folders; personalizing and customizing your computer; and using system applications.

CBIS 382 Office Apps for the Mac

2.0 units.
Advisories: CBIS 381 - Introduction to Mac OS
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Pass/No Pass
An introduction to Microsoft Office applications using a Mac computer. Word, Excel and PowerPoint

CBIS 399 Special Topics in Computer Business Information Systems

0.5 - 3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit:
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
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