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Computer and Information Sciences

  • Search for CIS60CIS60 2 credits

    PC Basics I

    Designed for students with little or no previous experience with computers. Introduces basic computer fundamentals through lecture, demonstrations and hands-on experience with a personal computer. This course will cover basic hardware terminology, popular Internet technologies, email, online course skills, basic file management operations, word processing and spreadsheets, and may include other applications. Additionally, introduces students to basic computer concepts and terms and the practical applications of microcomputers in life. Course is graded on a pass/no pass basis. Course does not transfer.

  • Search for CIS120CIS120 4 credits

    Concepts in Computing I

    Covers computer terminology, understanding how key components function, the guidelines for purchasing computer equipment or software, how the Internet works, system utilities and strategies that can help protect online users. The role of the operating system and how files are stored and organized will also be covered. In the lab portion of the course, students will learn how to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Additionally, e-mail, Internet, basic Windows operating systems fundamentals and file management skills will be covered.
    Prerequisite: CIS60 as needed.

  • Search for CIS125DBCIS125DB 3 credits

    Data Base Management Systems

    Designed for students in any discipline, this course includes hands-on approach to develop competency in basic and advanced concepts and commands of database management. Students will learn to design, set up, and print a variety of forms and reports. Software to be used to develop materials is Microsoft Access.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or BA131 or documented proficiency, and MTH60 or MTH63 or BT160 or designated placement test score.

  • Search for CIS125PPTCIS125PPT 2 credits

    Effective Presentations

    Includes a hands-on approach to develop competency in basic and advanced concepts and commands of effective presentations. Students will also learn techniques for developing and creating presentations that engage the audience, illustrate ideas, and use media effectively. Software used to develop presentations in the course is Microsoft PowerPoint. The course does not fulfill degree or certificate requirements for computer proficiency.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and WR115 or BT113, or designated placement test score.

  • Search for CIS125SSCIS125SS 4 credits

    Spreadsheet Applications

    Course is designed for students in any discipline. Includes hands-on approach to developing competency in basic and advanced concepts and commands of spreadsheet software. Students will learn to design, set up, and print a variety of spreadsheet applications. Microsoft Excel will be used to develop materials. Emphasis is placed on using spreadsheet data for problems analysis. Dual numbered as BA285.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or BA131, and MTH65 or BT160.

  • Search for CIS125VCIS125V 1 credit

    Visio

    Introduces diagramming software using Microsoft Visio Professional. Applications and projects are designed for both business and technical professional skill development. Students learn to develop any of the following: flow charts, organizational charts, office layouts, website diagrams, network diagrams, and building and electrical plans. Course projects will be flexible, and students will select from topics appropriate to their areas of study. Course does not fulfill degree or certificate requirements for computer proficiency.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for CIS125WWCIS125WW 3 credits

    Word Processing Applications

    Provides training in Microsoft Word 2016 software. Covers the use of creating, editing, and formatting functions for various business documents. Other topics include formatting pages, headers, footers, columns, advanced character formatting, tables, charts, merged correspondence, managing shared documents, graphics, references, and specialized tables.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or BA131.

  • Search for CIS140CIS140 4 credits

    Introduction to Operating Systems

    Develops competency in basic and advanced concepts and commands of the three industry-standard operating systems. Emphasis is placed on installation and conductivity of the operating systems. Topics include the comparison of various operating systems (Windows, Linux and Apple), input/output control, introduction to the command line, software and operating systems installation, customization, and windowing environments. Designed for students in any discipline.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for CIS179CIS179 4 credits

    Introduction to Networks

    Serves as a general introduction for students who need a foundation in current networking technology and a general overview of computer networks and concepts. Network topics include design essentials, media, interface cards, communications and protocols, architectures, operations, local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), troubleshooting, and resources.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for CIS195CIS195 4 credits

    Web Authoring I

    Introduces students to Web page and website development, moving on to working with cascading style sheets. Students will learn HTML and CSS for creating special effects and styling. Students will create HTML forms and tables, and will learn how to embed multimedia including the use of audio and video elements.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 and MTH60 or higher level math.
    Corequisite: WR121.

  • Search for CIS196CIS196 4 credits

    Web Authoring II

    Follows CS195/CIS195 and introduces students to advanced concepts of website design and creation using HTML and CSS. Students will develop Web pages and websites and work with cascading style sheets (CSS). The course will include instruction on building a website using techniques of graceful degradation and progressive enhancement. Includes instruction on guidelines for content, style, structure, and accessibility. New structural elements are covered including the Canvas element, validation, HTML forms, audio, video, CSS3, geo-location, rich Internet applications, local storage, and multi-screen media queries.
    Prerequisite: CS195 or CIS195.

  • Search for CIS199CIS199 Variable credit

    Special Studies: Computer Information Sciences

    Offered in a number of formats: workshop, seminar, or independent study. May also be offered as a scheduled course and cover topics in computer science or related subjects.

  • Search for CIS225CIS225 4 credits

    Computer End-user Support I

    Prepares students for training and supporting end-users in a variety of organization settings. Topics to be discussed include the end-user support function in an organization, techniques for developing and delivering training modules, and techniques for providing ongoing technical support to end-users. Emphasis is on solving problems with users (debugging, troubleshooting, and interaction with users) with actual and/or simulated functions of a computer support department.
    Prerequisites: CS140 or CIS140, and CS179 or CIS179, and WR115. WR121 is recommended.

  • Search for CIS227CIS227 5 credits

    PC Hardware Fundamentals and Repair

    Provides students with theory and hands-on exploration towards the maintenance and repair of personal computers. Students will become familiar with the necessary tools and equipment involved in computer servicing and the specifics of hardware upgrades. Provides students with the competencies needed to pass the hardware segment of the A+ Certification exam. Topics include troubleshooting, upgrading, IRQ/Memory conflicts, safety, Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), fundamental electronics measurement, and proper documentation techniques.
    Prerequisites: CS140 or CIS140, and MTH60 or MTH63.

  • Search for CIS227NCIS227N 4 credits

    Network Hardware Fundamentals

    In-depth coverage of network hardware theories, hardware selection and project planning. Students will design, implement, test, and troubleshoot network hardware devices to include routers, switches, and wireless access points.
    Prerequisites: CS140 or CIS140, and CS179 or CIS179.

  • Search for CIS240CIS240 4 credits

    Advanced Operating Systems

    Covers the advanced functions of the Windows operating as a client operating system on a corporate network. Coverage includes operating system customization, performance and maintenance of an operating system, working with group policy, using the command line to troubleshoot, user and group design and implementation, configure an operating system, working with user and file security, PowerShell, VBScripting, and networking functions.
    Prerequisite: CS140 or CIS140.

  • Search for CIS240LCIS240L 4 credits

    Advanced Operating Systems - Linux

    Includes operating system installation, commands, command processor functions, input/output control, software installation, resource management, user management, customization, windowing environments, and security using a current version of the Linux operating system. Also introduces students to basic programming languages.
    Prerequisite: CS140 or CIS140.

  • Search for CIS279CIS279 4 credits

    Network Operating Systems

    Covers concepts related to network operating systems – specifically Windows Server. Topics include server hardware, user and group management, network file management, group policy, network printing, server maintenance, Domain Naming Services (DMS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and system backup and restore.
    Prerequisites: CS140 or CIS140, and CS179 or CIS179.

  • Search for CIS280CIS280 Variable credit

    Cooperative Work Experience/Computer Information Sciences

    Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their programs. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program.
    Prerequisite: Student must be a Computer Information Sciences or Computer Science major and make arrangements with the department prior to enrolling in this course.

  • Search for CIS284CIS284 4 credits

    Network Security Fundamentals

    Introduces the beginning concepts of computer and network security and threats. Introduction to security principles, common network and system attacks and defense technologies and techniques will be covered. Topics will also include basic cryptography, mobile device security, wireless network security, security policies, authentication, Internet communication security, and other security related topics.
    Prerequisite: CS179 or CIS179 or documented Network+ certification.

  • Search for CIS299CIS299 Variable credit

    Special Studies: Computer Information Sciences

    Offered in a number of formats: workshop, seminar, or independent study. May also be offered as a scheduled course and cover topics in computer science or related subjects.
    Prerequisite: Student must be a Computer Information Sciences or Computer Science major.

  • Search for CS133BCS133B 4 credits

    Visual Basic I

    Introduces students with minimal mathematics background to coding and problem solving using the Visual Basic programming language.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and MTH65 or higher level math.

  • Search for CS133C#CS133C# 4 credits

    Programming Fundamentals Using C#

    Covers computer concepts and problem solving methods in the Windows environment using C# programming language. Topics include algorithms, simple data types, condition and iterative structures, functions and procedures, and the program documentation.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and MTH65 or higher level math.

  • Search for CS133JSCS133JS 4 credits

    JavaScript I

    Introduces beginning JavaScript for computer science majors and/or students wanting to explore client-side programming techniques and concepts. Covers Document Object Model (DOM) and simple techniques for adding dynamic content to Web pages.
    Prerequisites: CS195 or CIS195, and MTH65 or higher level math.

  • Search for CS160CS160 4 credits

    Introduction to Computer Science

    Explores the disciplines and professions of computer science and software engineering. Provides an overview of computer hardware and software architecture, the study of algorithms, software design and development, data representation and organization, problem-solving strategies, ethics in the digital world, and the history of computing and its influences on society. Explores career options and begins the process of planning a program of study. Exposes students to both low-level and high-level programming languages.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and MTH65 or designated placement test score. CS140 or CIS140 is also recommended.

  • Search for CS161JCS161J 4 credits

    Computer Science I (Java)

    Presents the science of programming and problem solving using an object-oriented programming language. Emphasis is on a disciplined approach to algorithm development and problem-solving methods using the object-oriented programming language Java. The course covers basic programming constructs, syntax, semantics, and logic of the Java programming language. The course provides an introduction to object-oriented concepts such as encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism. Simple UML class diagrams will be introduced and used as a tool for object-oriented design.
    Prerequisites: Any CS133 course or CS160, and MTH111 or higher level math.

  • Search for CS161UCS161U 4 credits

    Computer Science I (C++)

    Presents the science of programming and problem solving. Emphasis is on a disciplined approach to algorithm development and problem-solving methods using the programming language C++. Covers basic programming constructs, syntax, semantics, and logic of the C++ programming language. Topics include algorithms, simple data types, conditional and iterative structures, function definition, structured programming and documentation.
    Prerequisites: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and MTH95 or higher level math.

  • Search for CS162JCS162J 4 credits

    Computer Science II (Java)

    Continues CS161 or CIS161J, covering advanced programming techniques using Java. Topics include graphical user interface programming, advanced event handling, exception handling, streams, and basic file I/O. Advanced data structures and algorithms such as lists and maps are also covered. Object-oriented algorithms and design methods are emphasized.
    Prerequisite: CS161 or CIS161J.

  • Search for CS162UCS162U 4 credits

    Computer Science II (C++)

    Solves complex problems using advanced features of the C++ language. Topics include function usage, pointer data type, dynamic memory allocation, string manipulation, and structure and union data types. Emphasis is on structured program design techniques.
    Prerequisite: CS133U or CS161U.

  • Search for CS180CS180 1 credit

    Computer Programming Recitation

    An optional course taken concurrently with a computer programming course. For students who want more help with the material in a programming class, this course will emphasize discussion to clarify concepts being currently covered in the programming class as well as extra short assignments designed to solidify understanding of course material from the programming class.
    Corequisites: Any CS133 course, or CS161J or CS161U.

  • Search for CS234UCS234U 4 credits

    Object Oriented Programming in C++

    Studies object oriented programming with C++. Beginning and intermediate concepts are covered including classes, objects, member functions, overloading, inheritance, polymorphism, templates, and virtual functions. This course prepares students with a strong C++ background for transfer into upper-division coursework using C++ at a university.
    Prerequisite: CS233U or CS162U.

  • Search for CS260CS260 4 credits

    Data Structures I

    Studies the merge of abstract data types and the algorithms which manipulate them. Topics include the study of elementary searching and sorting algorithms and hashing, and object-oriented implementation strategies for stacks, lists, queues, trees and hash tables. For each data structure examined, common and useful algorithms that utilize such structures will be studied. Course also covers an introduction and application of complexity analysis: asymptotic analysis of upper and average complexity bounds, O(), Theta() and Omega() notation, as well as a general introduction to resource consumption, including the tradeoff between time and space.
    Prerequisite: CS162 or CS162J, and MTH111.
    Corequisite: MTH251

  • Search for CS275CS275 4 credits

    Data Base Development I

    Provides students with an introduction to the concepts, skills, and tools involved in relational data base design, implementation, and testing. Students will be introduced to and use structured query language (SQL) for creating a client/server data base and data manipulation. Covers relational data base concepts, data anomalies, and data normalization. Entity-Relationship diagrams will be covered and used as a tool for designing a data base system. CS275 enhances and supplements the programming or networking student’s analysis, design, and problem solving skills.
    Prerequisite: CS125DB or CIS125DB.

Design and Digital Media

  • Search for DDM120DDM120 3 credits

    Digital Graphic Design I

    Introduces students to the concepts of graphic design and production by integrating design principles with software capabilities. Exercises include an introduction to the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Concepts in color, typography, logo design, page layout, package design and Web page design are covered. Additional lab hours required. The intent of this class is to provide a sound foundation and experience in the organization of design elements, individual creative processes, a heightened sense of aesthetics; a grasp of printed and Web principles, and basic typography. These experiences shall provide a working ability in graphic design for students interested in graphic design, web design or for personal enrichment.
    Corequisite: CS120 or CIS120.

  • Search for DDM125DDM125 3 credits

    Digital Photography

    Offers instruction in the use of a SLR digital camera and fundamentals of digital photography. Topics include, image composition, digital camera techniques in various formats including raw, GIF, JPEG, and PNG, digital processing using Adobe Photoshop and digital printing. Students will learn how to manually operate a digital camera, taking control of aperture settings, shutter speeds, and ISO controls. Students will learn how various lenses effect the depth of field and image quality of an exposure. No darkroom work is required. Students must provide their own digital single lens reflex cameras and these cameras must be able to allow for manual adjustment of shutter speed and aperture. Does not fulfill degree or certificate requirements for computer proficiency. Additional studio hours required.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120. ART115 and GD160 or DDM160 are also recommended.

  • Search for DDM130DDM130 3 credits

    Introduction to Adobe Web Tools

    Provides an overview of various Adobe applications including Acrobat DC, Dreamweaver, Spark, Portfolio and Behance to create web and portfolio sites, social media posts and videos. Free productivity applications for time and income tracking, creating estimates and invoices, and project management will also be explored.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM131DDM131 3 credits

    Content Management Systems (Word Press)

    Introduces a broad range of topics related to various Content Management Systems, social media marketing, email marketing and SEO practices that will allow students to explore and understand the fundamentals of building CMS database-driven sites through the creation of their own responsive, user friendly website. Additional topics will include purchasing and configuring a domain name and web hosting, installing WordPress, content creation and customization, modifying themes using CSS and HTML, choosing and installing plugins and payment platforms, website design trends and UX/UI functionality.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM140DDM140 3 credits

    Electronic Publishing Applications I (In Design)

    Introduces the student to the computer software used in the development of page design and layout. Emphasis will be placed on the production of basic business publications including newsletters, fliers, brochures, etc. General principles of page layout design will be studied including the placement of text, images, illustrations and logotypes and the important synthesis of these elements. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM141DDM141 3 credits

    Electronic Publishing Applications II (In Design)

    Emphasizes design and proper preparation of electronic pre-press files for print and digital production. Students will execute print and interactive projects for the web using advanced design and publishing tools in InDesign. Students will also examine many advanced layout and printing techniques, multiple page document preparation and the proper methods for sending files to printers and online publishers. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisite: GD140 or DDM140.

  • Search for DDM150DDM150 3 credits

    Computer Illustration (Illustrator)

    Develops competency in the creation of computer-generated illustrations. Includes instruction in creating vector graphics and techniques for logo design as well as brochure, book, magazine, and advertising illustration. Adobe Illustrator is currently the application used in this course.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM160DDM160 3 credits

    Digital Imaging (Photoshop)

    Explores a wide range of digital imaging techniques from photo touch-ups to realistic scenes created from scratch. Digital image creation and manipulation commands and operations will be covered. Design, publishing concepts, and terms will be discussed. Particular attention will be given to creating files for effective output whether for printed media or electronic. Adobe Photoshop is the application currently used.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM161DDM161 4 credits

    Advanced Digital Imaging (Photoshop for Web)

    Provides intermediate-level digital imaging training using Photoshop CC for designing websites. Students learn to create shared libraries of graphics, colors and styles assets between Adobe programs and generate assets and extract assets for web at different device resolutions. The use of Dreamweaver CC to extract style information and assets from Photoshop comps will be explored. Emphasis is on utilization of effective design principles and exploration of industry-appropriate production tools.
    Prerequisites: CS195 or CIS195, and GD120 or DDM120, and GD130 or DDM130, and GD160 or DDM160.

  • Search for DDM170DDM170 3 credits

    Motion Graphics (After Affects)

    Introduces Adobe® After Effects for 2D animation and visual effects for television. Students will learn the essentials of motion graphics including visual rhythm and kinetic typography. Through a series of lectures and assignments, students learn how to conceptualize and visualize motion graphic storyboards and develop methods of producing title sequences, television network identifications, music video effects, and Web-based graphic animations.
    Prerequisites: GD120 or DDM120, and GD150 or DDM150, and GD160 or DDM160.

  • Search for DDM180DDM180 3 credits

    Introduction to Digital Video (Premiere)

    Introduces digital video production planning, acquisition, comprehension, editing and distribution, and covers special effects and compositing techniques. Also includes potential uses of digital video in related computer applications, and a hands-on component using Adobe software to edit and composite a variety of digital video animation projects.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM181DDM181 3 credits

    Advanced Digital Video

    Introduces digital video production planning, acquisition, comprehension, editing and distribution, and covers special effects and compositing techniques. Also includes potential uses of digital video in related computer applications, and a hands-on component using Adobe software to edit and composite a variety of digital video animation projects.
    Prerequisite: CS125DV or DDM180.

  • Search for DDM190DDM190 3 credits

    Introduction to Animation (Adobe Animate)

    Using the Adobe Animate application, students design rich media Web content containing interactivity, animation and sound. Students gain an understanding of Animate’s logic, concepts and language. In addition, students will learn of designer/developer resources for continued self-paced learning. Topics include introduction to rich media; the Animate drawing tools; creating Animate movies; adding graphic elements; designing with text; symbols, instances, and libraries; working with sound and motion; using ActionScript to create interactivity; combining Animate with HTML; integrating Illustrator and Photoshop with Animate using Animate Catalyst; publishing an Animate website.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency.

  • Search for DDM191DDM191 3 credits

    Advanced Animation II

    Introduces animation and object-oriented programming concepts and techniques. Includes tools used by the creative industry for animation productions and interactive media. Topics covered include representing form and transforms in two dimensions, capturing user actions and driving application behavior interactively.
    Prerequisites: CS195 or CIS195, and GD190 or DDM190, and MTH95.

  • Search for DDM200DDM200 3 credits

    Survey of Graphic Design History

    Surveys the history of graphic design from the Industrial Revolution to the present. Studies graphic styles of the twentieth century, using the works of designers and illustrators that have influenced the continuing development of the discipline. Students will conduct research, prepare a research paper, a presentation and create a poster in a chosen graphic style of the twentieth century. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: ART116 and GD120 or DDM120, and WR121.

  • Search for DDM220DDM220 3 credits

    Digital Graphic Design II

    Explores the communication of ideas and information through visual means. Students apply design process and principles, visual language, and the art of problem solving to finding creative solutions to complex visual communications problems. Various layout formats, the creative use of typography, concept origination and development are also addressed. A professional approach to the discipline will be stressed. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisite: GD120 or DDM120.

  • Search for DDM221DDM221 3 credits

    Production Graphics

    Introduces students to the print production process with an emphasis on document preparation and production planning and management. Students will learn about the history of printing and the commercial printing process. The full range of the design-to-print process will be covered. Topics include paper selection, soliciting bids and preparing quotes, selecting printers, photographers and other suppliers, design editing, typography selection and copy-fitting, proper image preparation, understanding color models for print, proofing and editing, and binding and finishing techniques. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: ART116 and GD140 or DDM140, and GD150 or DDM150, and GD160 or DDM160, and WR121.
    Corequisite: DDM220.

  • Search for DDM223DDM223 3 credits

    Digital Graphic Design III

    Focuses on creative typography for visual communication and stresses the use of typography as a design and communication tool. Emphasis will be on formal design issues related to typography, composition, scale and proportion and the relationships of type, layout and color in two- and three-dimensional graphic design projects. Students will study the history and classifications of letterforms and employ this knowledge base in the creation of various typographical designs and presentations. Typical projects may range from letter and alphabet design to the use of typographical forms as the feature design elements in graphic designs or page layouts. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: GD220 or DDM220, and GD227 or DDM221.

  • Search for DDM224DDM224 3 credits

    Digital Graphic Design IV

    Builds on basic concepts of graphic design and introduces systems of visual organization and composition for two- and three-dimensional design. Emphasis is on problem solving and idea generation skills to develop strong conceptual solutions. Students will gain experience solving complex visual communication problems through advanced design projects in logo design, package design, point-of-purchase and publication design. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: GD220 or DDM220, and GD227 or DDM221.

  • Search for DDM225DDM225 3 credits

    3D Graphics Design (Blender)

    Provides an introduction to the principles of developing basic 3D graphic imagery and animations. Using a hands-on approach, students develop competence in using Blender to create 3D graphics. Topics include: modeling objects, generating surfaces, and working with textures, cameras, and lighting.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency. DDM150 and DDM160 are recommended (formerly GD150 and GD160).

  • Search for DDM226DDM226 3 credits

    Advanced 3D Graphics Design II (Maya)

    Provides competency in advanced concepts of design and development of complex 3D graphic images, animations, and special effects. Using a hands-on approach, students develop competence in using Maya to create 3D graphics. Topics include: modeling objects, generating surfaces, and working with textures, cameras, and lighting.
    Prerequisite: CS125D or DDM225.

  • Search for DDM229DDM229 3 credits

    Portfolio and Professional Practices

    This course will discuss the opportunities in the various fields of Web design, and graphic design. Students will be guided in the preparation of a digital portfolios of their work, in the development of resumes, a personal identity systems for a business cards, letterheads and envelops, and cover letters to prospective employers. Students will learn practical interviewing techniques, job search “netiquette,” and how to position themselves using online professional networking sites. The intent will be to prepare students to enter the design field with a confident and professional attitude. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: GD220 or DDM220, and GD227 or DDM221.

  • Search for DDM230DDM230 3 credits

    Design Studio

    Advanced exploration of digital design, with the emphasis upon creative problem solving, project management and professional practices. Students will learn to solve complex visual communication problems through projects in Web design, advertising campaign design and package design. Provides the opportunity to work collaboratively on special projects and includes in-depth study of digital design processes and procedures. Additional lab hours required.
    Prerequisites: GD220 or DDM220, and GD227 or DDM221.

  • Search for DDM235DDM235 4 credits

    Website Design I

    Provides students with a foundation in web user interface design, including usability, navigation, visualization, functionality (site maps, FAQs) and site accessibility. Students will use X/HTML and CSS to create websites that incorporate these concepts while maintaining visual appeal. Also introduces students to the core principles and methodologies of information architecture including content assessment and organization, defining organizational structures, and developing interactive web site prototypes.
    Prerequisite: CS195 or CIS195

  • Search for DDM280DDM280 Variable credit

    Cooperative Work Experience/Design and Digital Media

    Provides work-related experience and study in selected occupational environments for second-year computer science students.
    Prerequisites: GD220 or DDM220, and GD227 or DDM221; student must be a Design and Digital Media major and make arrangements with the department prior to enrolling in this course.

Health Care

  • Search for HC100HC100 6 credits

    Community Health Worker

    Approved by the Oregon Health Authority, this course prepares students to be certified as community health workers in Oregon. Provides training in front-line public health care with an understanding and connection to the communities they serve. Also provides training in facilitating patient access to health and social services and to improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. Trains students to provide culturally appropriate health education and information, assist people in receiving the care they need, give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide some direct services such as first aid and blood pressure screening.
    Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement test scores.

  • Search for HCI120HCI120 3 credits

    Introduction to the Health Care Industry

    Explores the U.S. health system focusing on its historical development, current configuration, and possible future direction. Included will be the study of health system development, key influencers, accessibility, financing, changing components and the effects the system has on patients, providers, financers, employers, government and insurers. Particular attention will be paid to the future direction of health care and what parts of the system are likely to change.
    Corequisite: WR115.

  • Search for HCI210HCI210 3 credits

    Legal Aspects of Medical Records

    Focuses on the concepts of confidentiality, health care legislation, and regulations relating to the maintenance and use of health information in the U.S. health care system. Provides a foundation for studies in health care informatics including existing state and federal regulations that govern the use, disclosure, retention, and source of protected health information (PHI) in various roles and responsibilities within the health care system.
    Prerequisite: WR115 or designated placement test score.

  • Search for HCI255HCI255 3 credits

    Introduction to Health Care Informatics

    Introduces the discipline of health informatics including history, basic knowledge of health informatics, data management, vocabularies, standards and tools as applied in the support of health care delivery.
    Prerequisite: CS120 or CIS120 or documented proficiency, and WR115 or designated placement test score.