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117 Course Descriptions CIS605-E Visual Basic 4 In this course you will begin by getting comfortable with a current Visual Basic IDE and the basic VB syntax. You will build your skills one step at a time, mastering control structures, classes, objects, methods, variables, arrays, and the core techniques of object-oriented programming. With this strong foundation in place, you will then learn sophisticated techniques, including inheritance, polymorphism, exception handling, strings, GUI’s, data structures, generics, and collections. Prerequisite: CIS176-E CIS606-E Visual Basic.NET I 3 This is a combined lecture and lab course that introduces Windows programming using Microsoft's .NET framework. Students will write introductory level programs involving variables, assignment, input and output using graphical user interface (GUI), calculations, repetition and selection between alternatives using the .NET environment. CIS652-E Operating System & User Software Support 5 This course includes installing, troubleshooting, and upgrading the operating system, troubleshooting system startup and user logon problems, and keeping applications updated. You will also learn user support concepts, user software customization, resolving file and folder issues, creating security settings, troubleshooting storage and display devices, conducting system performance analysis and remote connectivity. Prerequisites: NET102-E, CSC201-E _C__U_L__T_U__R__A__L_ _S_T__U__D__IE__S______________________________ CLS150-A Latin American History & Culture 3 This course is designed to introduce Latin America- a region encompassing Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. Emphasizing Latin American geography, history, culture, and politics, the course explores the links between the region’s complex past and present circumstances. Emphasis is placed on how Latin Americans view themselves and how their history and culture differ from those of the United States and Europe. CLS164-A Japanese History & Culture 3 This course is designed to provide you with a background on the Japanese people, their society, political system, and business organization. Also covered in this course are the physiological makeup of Japan, its agriculture and natural resources, the historical background, and its role as a vital player in modern day international trade. CLS232-A Foreign Culture Experience 2 Foreign Cultural Experience introduces the student to another civilization and its culture in the non-English speaking world. The course centers around an organized trip to a foreign country. This trip may include visits to museums, government buildings and churches, historical or archaeological sites; or may focus on opportunities to interact with members of the country developing an understanding of the economy, culture, and language. Students will be required to complete specific assignments, which may include journals, research papers, or projects. The number of credits will vary with different experiences, and will depend upon the length of time the student is immersed in the culture, as well as the additional work which is required. CLS233-A Foreign Culture Experience 3 Foreign Cultural Experience introduces the student to another civilization and its culture in the non-English speaking world. The course centers around an organized trip to a foreign country. This trip may include visits to museums, government buildings and churches, historical or archaeological sites; or may focus on opportunities to interact with members of the country developing an understanding of the economy, culture, and language. Students will be required to complete specific assignments, which may include journals, research papers, or projects. The number of credits will vary with different experiences, and will depend upon the length of time the student is immersed in the culture, as well as the additional work which is required. _C__O__M__M__U__N__I_C__A__T_I_O__N__S______________________________ COM140-A Introduction to Mass Media 3 Introductory course examining the history, evolution and relationships of the media in and the effects on our society. Course includes both the print and electronic media as well as ethics, advertising and public relations. Recommended for students majoring in communication, journalism or U.S. culture. COM710-C Basic Communications 3 Grammar, vocabulary, writing, and editing are the focus of this course. Instructional methodology incorporates a team approach. In addition, the methodology provides an opportunity for students to practice effective speaking and human relations skills. Writing projects require the use of a word processing program; therefore, keyboarding skills are beneficial. Recommended: ADM111-C COM712-E Business Communications 3 This course focuses on the application of current business writing and speaking techniques to actual business situations. Writing correctly and effectively will be stressed. Course units include grammar and style; written business forms including memos, letters, and reports; and job-search skills. Writing projects require the use of a word processing program; therefore, computer experience is recommended. COM741-E Oral Communications 3 This course is designed to improve self-expression and give you confidence in communicating ideas. COM753-E Technical Communications 3 This course is designed to prepare students for the oral and written communication situations in various occupational areas, with a particular emphasis in applied technology. The major areas of study include writing technical documents (including development and design), oral communications, and using Formal Written Standard English.


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