CS 1103 Introduction to Microcomputers   3-0-3

This first-level application “hands-on” course is designed as an introduction to Microsoft OfficeWindows topics covered are computer terminology, file navigation and structure. Students will create flyers, multi-page reports, and a mail-merge in Word; create worksheets with imbedded graphs, formulas, functions, formatting, what-if analysis, and charting in Excel; create and query a database, create forms and reports, and define table relationships in Access; create a presentation with text and graphic objects in PowerPoint. This course is intended for both majors and non-majors. OSRHE Matrix: CS 000, IS 000 Available at SSC, GCTC, and WWTC


CS 1113 Introduction to Programming  3-0-3

This first course in programming is designed to allow the student to author programs in the Microsoft VB.Net language.  Students will become familiar with programming principles and design, flowcharting, fundamental control structures, files, input/output, error trapping, and variable arrays.  OSRHE Matrix: CS 007, IS 002


CS 1143 Computer Competence  3-0-3

This course is designed to introduce the student to computer terminology, desktop applications, and using the Internet as a research tool.  This course is intended for both majors and non-majors. OSRHE Matrix: CS 000, IS 000


CS 1173 Hardware System Support  3-0-3

This course focuses on the management and maintenance of hardware and operating systems environments.  Student will learn user administration, security, backup/recovery, advanced systems performance evaluation, and troubleshooting. 


CS 1183 Principles of Information Security  3-0-3

Through this course students explore the principles of information assurance, with emphasis on current threats and vulnerabilities.  Students will learn infrastructure and operational security; cryptography; legal and ethical issues; and security policies, practices and procedures. OSRHE Matrix: IS 029


CS 2003 Web Page Design Using HTML  3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to learn the fundamentals of Hper Text Markup Language (HTML), web page design and creation.  Students will learn web development through the application of various development principles, tools and technologies.OSRHE Matrix:  IS 027


CS 2013 C++  3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to focus on the problem-solving/software construction process.  This will include problem analysis, program design and program coding in the C++ language.  This course includes basic control structures, files, input/output, single and multi-dimensional arrays, searching, and sorting.  OSRHE Matrix: CS 005 & IS 005


CS 2103 Word  3-0-3      

An advanced application course in Microsoft Word designed to further develop word processing and desktop publishing skills for the creation of professional quality documents.  Also covered is basic Windows operation.  Techniques included are formatting, editing, working with outlines and master documents, collaboration, creating forms, and customizing Word with macros. 


CS 2163 Desktop Publishing   3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to design and produce professional quality documents in Microsoft Publisher.  Students will create newsletters, business cards, letterheads, flyers, brochures, logos, signs, web pages, and business forms. 


CS 2173 Operating Systems 3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to install and configure a Computer Operating System.  This course includes a study of components, file management, functions and relationships of computer operating systems, and security.  Outside computer practice and independent study will be required. OSRHE Matrix: IS 025


CS 2603 Access  3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to learn how to plan, create, manage and manipulate a database using Microsoft Access.  Students will perform advanced queries, create custom forms, custom reports and integrate Access with other programs. Students will also work with HTML, hyperlink fields, automate tasks with macros and write Visual Basic for applications code in a relational database system.  OSRHE Matrix: IS 019


CS 2643 Excel   3-0-3

This course is designed to allow the student to develop professional-looking computerized spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel.  Advanced topics covered are embedding and linking worksheets and graphs, the integration of Excel with other Windows programs and the Web, data tables, importing data and enhancing worksheets with macros and Visual Basic. OSRHE Matrix: IS 030