Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

Course Descriptions

Informatics (INF)

Career and Technical Education Division

INF 100: Introduction to Informatics I

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Deals with the nature of Informatics within the information technology space. Addresses the core concept of integration of people, technology and information. Emphasizes the practical dimension of Informatics, real problems, and the socio-economic situations in which they arise. Presents a variety of Informatic tools from various domains and their implications for science, engineering, art the humanities and society.

INF 110: Introduction to Informatics II

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: INF 100

Covers basic concepts of computing and network hardware; software architecture of information systems, systems and applications programming, fundamental data constructs, general problem-solving techniques, and building secure and reliable information infrastructures.

Information Systems (IS)

Career and Technical Education Division

IS 101: Introduction to Information Systems

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Introduces the student to the role of computers in today's technology-driven environment, allowing for a hands-on lab experience. Students will be introduced to the Internet, distance education, and the World Wide Web for research, along with operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database and basic multi-media. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate basic computer survival skills, understand computer terminology, and create data using a variety of software.

IS 201: Computer Applications

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: IS 101 or experience in office software.

Develops the student's knowledge of integrated office productivity software. Topics will cover word processing, database, spreadsheets and working with macro programming. Coursework or experience using office software is essential for successful completion and gives students the foundation to pass expert level certification tests.

Italian (ITAL)

Liberal Arts Division

ITAL 101: Italian Conversational I

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Emphasizes spoken communication. Listening, reading and writing skills will be explored. A vocabulary of Italian-English words can be developed to suit student needs. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

ITAL 102: Italian Conversational II

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: ITAL 101 or consent of instructor

Continues from the first semester of Italian to build on speaking, writing and reading skills in the Italian language. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

ITAL 103: Italian, Conversational III

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Continues from the second semester of Italian to build on speaking, writing and reading skills in the Italian language. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

ITAL 104: Italian, Conversational IV

Units (Credits): 3; Prerequisites: none

Continues from the third semester of Italian to build on speaking, writing and reading skills in the Italian language. Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

ITAL 111: First Year Italian I

Units (Credits): 4; Prerequisites: none

Introduces the Italian language through the development of language skills and structural analysis. Includes an introduction to Italian culture.

ITAL 112: Elementary Italian II

Units (Credits): 4; Prerequisites: ITAL 111

Continues study of the Italian language through the development of language skills and structural analysis. Includes an introduction to Italian culture.



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