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BCIS 1405 Business Computer Applications.
CIP 1102025404

Course covers computer terminology, hardware, software, operating systems, and information systems relating to the business environment. The main focus of this course is on business applications of software, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and business-oriented utilization of the Internet. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.
 

 

CETT 1325 Digital Fundamentals. CIP 1512010011

An entry level course in digital electronics covering number systems, binary mathematics, digital codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra, Karnaugh maps, and combinational logic. Emphasis on circuit logic analysis and troubleshooting digital circuits. Includes asynchronous and synchronous logic as utilized in various decoders, registers, adders, and other digital computer circuits. Hands-on circuit implementation techniques are also covered. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

  

COSC 1420 Introduction to C++ Programming. CIP 1102015207

Introduction to computer programming using C++. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design with development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, looping, data manipulation, and array processing. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

COSC 2320 Advanced C++ Programming. CIP 1102015307

Further application of C++ programming techniques including subjects such as file access, abstract data structures, class inheritance, and other advanced techniques. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 3 lab)

Prerequisite: COSC 1420 or ITSE 1407 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

CPMT 1411 Introduction to Computer Maintenance. CIP 4701040011

An introduction to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a microcomputer system. A combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience will include expanding and upgrading systems, component installation, problem detection and preventive maintenance. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ITSC 1305 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

IMED 1316 Web Design I. CIP 1108010007

Instruction in web page design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1401 and ITSC 1305 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.

 

IMED 2315 Web Design II. CIP 1108010007

A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, cultural appearence, and legal issues. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra lebel math (placement code 3).

 

ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies. CIP 1110020007

Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1305 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

ITNW 1351 Fundamentals of Wireless LANs. CIP 1110020007

Designing, planning, implementing, operating, and troubleshooting wireless LANs (WLANs). Includes WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability strategies. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1305 and ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading. Intermediate algebra lebel math (placement code 3)

 

ITNW 1354 Implementing and Supporting Servers. CIP 1109010007

Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. The student will configure peripherals, devices, and resources; set up servers; configure directory replication; manage licensing, system and user policies; and administer servers, disk resources, and directory services. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

ITNW 2313 Networking Hardware. CIP 1109010007

Maintain network hardware devices. Topics include network cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices such as routers, hubs, bridges, gateways, repeaters, and uninterruptible power supplies; and other networking hardware devices. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1305 and ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

ITNW 2405 Network Administration. CIP 1109010007

A study of local area network components and their relationships. Students will create and administer user accounts and groups, plan and set up network file systems, create effective file system security, and implement and administer network printing. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra lebel math (placement code 3).

 

ITSC 1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems (DOS/Windows). CIP 1101010007

A study of personal computer operating systems. Topics include installation and configuration, file management, memory and storage management, control of peripheral devices, and use of utilities. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I. CIP 1101010007

A study of the UNIX operating system, including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Topics include introductory systems management concepts and file system and directory structure. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1305 and ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading.

 

ITSC 1401 Introduction to Computers. CIP 1101010007

Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. Explores integration and application in business and other segments in society. Included is an introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web, use of a word processor, spreadsheet, database, web page development, and presentation software. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.

 

ITSC 2321 Integrated Software Applications II. CIP 1101010007

Continued study of computer applications from business productivity software suites. Instruction in embedding data and linking and combining documents using word processing, spreadsheets, databases and/or presentation media software. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 3 lab)

Prerequisite: POFI 2301 and POFI 1349 or approval of the division chair.

 

ITSC 2339 Personal Computer Help Desk. CIP 1101010007

Diagnosis and solution of user hardware and software related problems with on-the-job and/or simulated projects. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours in Computer Technology including: ITSC 1305, ITSC 1401, and CPMT 1411 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading and writing.

 

ITSC 2380 Cooperative Education I - Computer and Information Sciences, General. CIP 1101010007

Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Cooperative education is a paid learning experience. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)

Prerequisite: Approval of the division chair.

 

ITSC 2381 Cooperative Education II - Computer and Information Sciences, General. CIP 1101010007

Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Cooperative education is a paid learning experience. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)

Prerequisite: Approval of the division chair.

 

ITSE 1407 Introduction to C++ Programming. CIP 1102010007

Introduction to computer programming using C++. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design with development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, looping, data manipulation, and array processing. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level code: College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

ITSE 1432 Introduction to Visual BASIC.NET Programming. CIP 1102010007

An introduction to the Visual BASIC.NET computer language, including the preparation, coding, and testing of individual Windows applications. The focus of this course includes an introduction to programming concepts and methods with problem analysis and problem-solving techniques included. Data types, control structures, functions, syntax and semantics of the language, classes, class relationships, and exception handling will also be covered in this course. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: None.
Required skill level:
College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

ITSE 2331 Advanced C++ Programming. CIP 1102010007

Further application of C++ programming techniques including subjects such as file access, abstract data structures, class inheritance, and other advanced techniques. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 3 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSE 1407 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

ITSE 2449 Advanced Visual BASIC Programming. CIP 1102010007

Further applications of programming techniques using Visual BASIC. Topics include file access methods, data structures and modular programming, program testing and documentation. Concepts of object-oriented programming are introduced along with database programming and use of the Windows API. (4 SCH, 3 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSE 1432 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database (Access). CIP 1108020007

Introduction to database theory and the practical applications of a database. The student will identify database terminology and concepts; plan, define, and design a database; design and generate tables, forms, and reports; and devise and process queries. The students receive hands-on experience with a database management system. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSC 1401 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 

ITSW 2337 Advanced Database (Web-driven). CIP 1108020007

Mastery of database design and functionality. Topics include relational database theory; use of advanced capabilities for online collection and distribution of data; and analysis of data using advanced database features. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITSW 1307, IMED 1316, and IMED 2315 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level:
College-level reading and writing. Intermediate algebra level math (placement code 3).

 

ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security. CIP 1110030007

An introductory level course in information security designed to introduce the student to the terminology and multiple aspects of information security. Topics covered will be how to establish and implement information security goals and plans withing an organization using firewalls, encryption, physical security intrusion detection and biometrics. Identification of exposures and vulnerabilities to security will also be covered. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

Prerequisite: ITNW 1325 or approval of the division chair.
Required skill level: College-level reading.

 



 

 

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Wesley.Scruggs@brazosport.edu
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