Career & Technical Education > Computer Information Technology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: CIT129 or previous programming experience with consent of instructor

Teaches Java, an object-oriented programming language used in general-purpose computing, Web development, client-server computing, n-tier e-commerce applications, and Web-based applets. Object-oriented programing techniques and hands-on learning will be emphasized. Students will complete several computer programming projects.


II: Course Objectives

Teaches Java, an object- oriented programming language used in general-purpose computing, Web development, client-server computing, n-tier e-commerce applications, and Web-based applets. Taught using lecture and lab. Hands-on learning is emphasized.

Students who successfully complete this course will have an increased understanding of:

  • Object-oriented design principles
  • Sequential execution of code
  • Conditionals
  • How to develop algorithms in a language neutral environment, and.
  • File systems, Numerical systems used in computing, and Basic computational theory.

III: Course Linkage

This course fulfills Western Nevada College’s Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students:

  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Are able to demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.
  • Understand the theoretical principles behind creating and maintaining a professional level Web site.
  • Use current software to create, publish, and maintain a professional level Web site.
  • Apply techniques appropriate to their specialty in the operation of a Web site.

Scheduled CIT-130 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CIT-130 classes scheduled for this term.