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ARTC 1194   Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects (1)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)

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ARTC 1294   Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects (2)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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ARTC 1302   Digital Imaging I (3)
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Digital imaging using raster image editing and/or image creation software: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 1402. The student may register for either ARTC 1302 or ARTC 1402, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1305   Basic Graphic Design (3)
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Graphic design with emphasis on the visual communication design process. Topics include basic terminology and graphic design principles. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1309   Basic Illustration (3)
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Introduction to drawing techniques as they pertain to the commercial illustration industry. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1310   Design Concepts (3)
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Fundamental techniques in conceptualizing. Includes all procedures from initial research to creating strategies to finalize a project. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1313   Digital Publishing I (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1302.
The fundamentals of using digital layout as a primary publishing tool and the basic concepts and terminology associated with typography and page layout. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1317   Design Communication I (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1302, ARTC 1305, or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Study of design development relating to graphic design terminology, tools and media, and layout and design concepts. Topics include integration of type, images and other design elements, and developing computer skills in industry standard computer programs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1321   Illustration Techniques I (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1309.
A study of illustration techniques in various media. Emphasis on creative interpretation and disciplined draftsmanship for visual communication of ideas. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1325   Introduction to Computer Graphics (3)
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A survey of computer design concepts, terminology, processes, and procedures. Topics include computer graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic publishing, vector-based graphics, and interactive multimedia. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1341   3-D Animation I (3)
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Instruction in three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and rendering techniques including lighting, staging, camera, and special effects. Emphasis on 3-D modeling building blocks using primitives to create simple or complex objects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1353   Computer Illustration (3)
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Use of the tools and transformation options of an industry-standard vector drawing program to create complex illustrations or drawings. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1359   Visual Design for New Media (3)
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Visual design elements as they relate to new media. Emphasizes aesthetics and visual problem solving such as typographic issues, color management, hierarchy of information, image optimization, and effective layout. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 1459. The student may register for either ARTC 1359 or ARTC 1459, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1374   Visual Storytelling (3) New course added May 26, 2009
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1302 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Principles of story development, digital photography workflow, field recording, interviewing techniques, and image editing as it relates to communication in photography, video and film will be presented. The use of photography in relation to creative visual thinking and the development of story telling of written narration will also be covered. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1391   Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration (3)
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Prerequisite: Visual Communications Core Curriculum or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1392   Special Topics in Design and Visual Communications (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1394   Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1402   Digital Imaging I (4)
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Digital imaging using raster image editing and/or image creation software: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 1302. The student may register for either ARTC 1302 or ARTC 1402, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1425   Introduction to Computer Graphics (4)
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A survey of computer design concepts, terminology, processes, and procedures. Topics include computer graphics hardware, electronic images, electronic publishing, vector-based graphics, and interactive multimedia. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTC 1459   Visual Design for New Media (4)
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Visual design elements as they relate to new media. Emphasizes aesthetics and visual problem solving such as typographic issues, color management, hierarchy of information, image optimization, and effective layout. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 1359. The student may register for either ARTC 1359 or ARTC 1459, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 1494   Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects (4)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2301   Illustration Techniques II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1321.
Continued study of illustration media and techniques using digital and/or traditional tools. Emphasis on conceptualization and composition. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2305   Digital Imaging II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1302.
Principles of digital image processing and electronic painting. Emphasis on bitmapped- or raster-based image marking and the creative aspects of electronic illustration for commercial and fine art applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2311   History of Communication Graphics (3)
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Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1301, or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Survey of the evolution of graphic arts as it relates to the history of art. Topics include formal, stylistic, social, political, economic, and historical aspects. Emphasis on the art movement, schools of thought, individuals, and technology as they interrelate with graphic arts. (3 Lec.)

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ARTC 2313   Digital Publishing II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1313.
Includes layout procedures from thumbnails and roughs to final comprehensive and print output. Emphasis on design principles for the creation of advertising and publishing materials, and techniques for efficient planning and documenting projects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2317   Typographic Design (3)
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Corequisite/Concurrent: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in ARTC 1317 or instructor approval.
Exploration of problems in typographic design including computer generated letterforms as elements of design. Includes theory and techniques of traditional, contemporary, and experimental typography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2333   Publication Design (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1313 or instructor approval.
Development of skills and advanced knowledge of publishing software, with emphasis on the maintenance of visual continuity in documents for publication. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2335   Portfolio Development for Graphic Design (3)
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Prerequisite: Advanced standing or instructor approval.
Preparation of a portfolio comprised of completed graphic design projects. Evaluation and demonstration of portfolio presentation methods based on the student's specific area of study. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 2435. The student may register for either ARTC 2335 or ARTC 2435, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2340   Computer Illustration II (3)
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Advanced use of software applications and/or various media with emphasis on output procedures, the resolution of complex design issues, and concept development. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2347   Design Communication II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTC 1317.
An advanced study of the design process and art direction. Emphasis on form and content through the selection, creation, and integration of typographic, photographic, illustrative, and design elements. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2348   Digital Publishing III (3)
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Prerequisite: 00
A project based page layout course from concept to completion addressing design problems, preflight of files, color separations, and trapping techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2380   Cooperative Education - Commercial and Advertising Art (3) New course added May 26, 2009
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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. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)

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ARTC 2388   Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art (3)
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Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. An internship may be a paid or unpaid learning experience. (15 Ext.)

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ARTC 2435   Portfolio Development for Graphic Design (4)
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Preparation of a portfolio comprised of completed graphic design class projects. Evaluation and demonstration of portfolio presentation methods based on the student's specific area of study. This course is cross-listed as ARTC 2335. The student may register for either ARTC 2335 or ARTC 2435, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTC 2488   Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art (4)
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Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer. An internship may be a paid or unpaid learning experience. (20 Ext.)

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ARTV 1303   Basic Animation (3)
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Examination of animation concepts, principles, and storyboard for basic production. Emphasizes creating movement and expression utilizing traditionally or digitally generated image sequences. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 1341   3-D Animation I (3)
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Intermediate level 3-D course introducing animation tools and techniques used to create movement. Emphasis on using the principles of animation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 1343   Digital Sound (3)
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Digitizing sound and incorporating it into multimedia or web titles for various delivery systems. Emphasizes compression issues, sampling, synchronizing, and resource management. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 1345   3-D Modeling and Rendering I (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Techniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing appropriate software. Includes the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes, use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera light sources, texture, and surface mapping. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 1351   Digital Video (3)
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Producing and editing video and sound for multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1451. The student may register for either ARTV 1351 or ARTV 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 1402   Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering (4)
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Basic study of technical computer models and animation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 1403   Basic Animation (4)
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Examination of animation concepts, principles, and storyboard for basic production. Emphasizes creating movement and expression utilizing traditionally or digitally generated image sequences. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 1441   3-D Animation I (4)
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Intermediate level 3-D course introducing animation tools and techniques used to create movement. Emphasis on using the principles of animation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 1445   3-D Modeling and Rendering I (4)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Techniques of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing appropriate software. Includes the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes, use of a variety of rendering techniques, camera light sources, texture, and surface mapping. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 1451   Digital Video (4)
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Producing and editing video and sound for multimedia or web productions. Emphasizes capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as ARTV 1351. The student may register for either ARTV 1351 or ARTV 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 2301   2-D Animation I (3)
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Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Skill development in the use of software to develop storyboards and two-dimensional animation including creating, importing, and sequencing media elements to create multimedia presentation. Emphasis on conceptualization, creativity, and visual aesthetics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2330   2-D Animation II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 2301 or instructor approval.
Advanced study of technical aspects of animation. Emphasizes aesthetic design and completion of an animation project. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2335   Portfolio Development for Animation (3)
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Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
A course in the development of a professional portfolio to showcase the student''s skills in animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2341   Advanced Digital Video (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1351 or instructor approval.
Advanced digital video techniques for post-production. Emphasizes integration of special effects and animation for film, video, and the Internet. Exploration of new and emerging compression and video streaming technologies. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2345   3-D Modeling and Rendering II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1345 or instructor approval.
A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software, modeling techniques, camera settings, lighting, and surfacing to develop detailed environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2351   3-D Animation II (3)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1341 or instructor approval.
Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools and techniques used to develop movement. Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2401   2-D Animation I (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Skill development in the use of software to develop storyboards and two-dimensional animation including creating, importing, and sequencing media elements to create multimedia presentation. Emphasis on conceptualization, creativity, and visual aesthetics. (3 Lec,. 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 2430   2-D Animation II (4)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 2401 or instructor approval.
Technical aspects of traditional animation. Emphasizes aesthetic design and completion of an advanced animation project. Includes application of advanced skills and knowledge. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2435   Portfolio Development for Animation (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
A course in the development of a professional portfolio to showcase the student's skills in animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ARTV 2445   3-D Modeling and Rendering II (4)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1445 or instructor approval.
A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software, modeling techniques, camera settings, lighting, and surfacing to develop detailed environments. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ARTV 2451   3-D Animation II (4)
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Prerequisite: ARTV 1341 or ARTV 1441 or instructor approval.
Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools and techniques used to develop movement. Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1305   IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software (3)
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An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1405. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 1307   Electronic and Computer Skills (3)
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A study of the information for the assembly of a microcomputer system. Emphasis on the evolution of microprocessors and microprocessor bus structures. (3 Lec.)

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CPMT 1309   IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems (3)
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Prerequisite: CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1409. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 1403   Introduction To Computer Technology (4)
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Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
This is a fundamental computer course that provides in-depth explanation of the procedures to utilize hardware and software. Emphasis is on terminology, acronyms, and hands-on activities. The student will define and recognize terms, expressions and phrases associated with computers and use advanced commands in various applications. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1404   Microcomputer System Software (4)
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In this course the students will develop skills in the installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of system software in microcomputers. Topics covered may include operating systems, utility software and other software affecting the basic operation of a microcomputer system. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1405   IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software (4)
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An introduction to information technology and data communication. Includes topics on personal computer hardware and software and basic networking concepts. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1305. The student may register for either CPMT 1305 or CPMT 1405, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 1409   IT Essentials II: Network Operating Systems (4)
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Prerequisite: CPMT 1405 or instructor approval.
An overview of network operating systems and specifically covers the Linux Red Hat Network operating system. Students will learn how to use the Linux operating system, the K Desktop Environment (KDE) and GNU Network Object Model (GNOME). Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 1309. The student may register for either CPMT 1309 or CPMT 1409, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 1411   Introduction to Computer Maintenance (4)
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This course is an introduction to the installation, configuration, and maintenance of a microcomputer system. Students will study how to identify modules that make up a computer system and its operation; identify each type of computer bus structure; assemble/setup microcomputer systems and adapter/interface boards; and install/connect associated peripherals. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1443   Microcomputer Architecture (4)
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Computer characteristics and subsystem operations, timing, control circuits, and internal input/output controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1445   Computer Systems Maintenance (4)
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This course will cover functions of the components within a computer system. In this course the students will develop skills in the use of test equipment and maintenance aids. Students will study how to describe the functions of components in a computer system; use computer related test equipment; and demonstrate the effective use of maintenance tools. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1447   Computer System Peripherals (4)
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Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
This course is an in-depth study of principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques, programs, and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 1449   Computer Networking Technology (4)
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Prerequisite: CETT 1403.
This is a beginning course in computer networks with focus on networking fundamentals, terminology, hardware, software, and network architecture. A study of local/wide area networking concepts and networking installations and operations. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 2233   Computer Integration (2)
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An advanced course in integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications in engineering, multi-media, or data acquisition. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2433. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec.)

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CPMT 2302   Home Technology Integration (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1305 or instructor approval.
Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2402. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 2334   Network Security (3)
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Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies, products and solutions; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2434. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 2402   Home Technology Integration (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and ITSC 1425 or CPMT 1405 of instructor approval.
Integration and maintenance of various home technology subsystems. Includes home automation, security and surveillance, home networks, video and audio networks, and structured wiring. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2302. The student may register for either CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 2433   Computer Integration (4)
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Integration of hardware, software, and applications. Customization of computer systems for specific applications such as engineering, multimedia, or data acquisition. Integrate special applications in the areas of multimedia, data acquisition, or engineering; install and maintain various hardware and software components for specialized applications; and analyze and test system operations. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2233. The student may register for either CPMT 2233 or CPMT 2433, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 2434   Network Security (4)
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Prerequisite: CCNA 4 or current CCNA certification.
Overall security processes with particular emphasis on hands-on skills in the following areas: security policy design and management; security technologies, products and solutions; firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance; AAA implementation using routers and firewalls; VPN implementation using routers and firewalls. Licensing/Certification Agency: Cisco Corporation. This course is cross-listed as CPMT 2334. The student may register for either CPMT 2334 or CPMT 2434, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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CPMT 2437   Microcomputer Interfacing (4)
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Prerequisite: CETT 2435.
An interfacing course exploring the concepts and terminology involved in interfacing the internal architecture of the microcomputer with commonly used external devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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CPMT 2445   Computer System Troubleshooting (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 1429.
This course covers principles and practices involved in computer system troubleshooting techniques and repair procedures including advanced diagnostic test programs and the use of specialized test equipment. The student will develop hardware and software troubleshooting techniques and perform procedures used in troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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GRPH 1223   Digital Imaging I (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
An introduction to digital imaging on the computer using image editing and/or image creation software. Topics include: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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GRPH 1224   Digital Imaging I (2)
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An introduction to digital imaging on the computer using image editing and/or image creation software. Topics include: scanning, resolution, file formats, output devices, color systems, and image-acquisitions. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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GRPH 1309   Press Operations I (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
An introduction to offset printing including knowledge and skills to operate a small offset press to print single color jobs. Emphasis on parts of the press and operation procedures, printing terminology, paper types and ink types and their uses, make ready and cleanup. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 1359   Object Oriented Computer Graphics (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Mastery of the tools and transformation options of an industry standard draw program to create complex illustrations and follow them through to the color output stage. Mastery in the use of basic elements of good layout and design principles and use the capabilities specific to vector (object oriented) drawing software to manipulate both text and graphics with emphasis on the use of bezier curves. Acquisition of images via scanning and the creative use of clip art is included. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 1391   Special Topics in Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 1395   Special Topics in Computer Typographer and Composition Equipment Operator (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 1396   Special Topics in Desktop Publishing Equipment Operator (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 2309   Digital Pre-Press (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Theory and techniques for pre-press preparation using industry standard software for final file output. Topics include the procedures and problems involved in computer file preparation ranging from trapping, color separations, and resolutions to printing basics and service bureaus. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 2336   Prepress Techniques (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Hands-on experience in both electronic file imaging and traditional graphics camera use. Electronic file output and troubleshooting, graphics camera knowledge, traditional film assembly, and proofing process. High-end color scanning. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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GRPH 2381   Cooperative Education - Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
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. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)

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GRPH 2382   Cooperative Education Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator (3)
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Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)

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IMED 1191   Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design (1)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)

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IMED 1280   Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of Semester III courses in Web Production and Design AAS or instructor approval.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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IMED 1291   Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design (2)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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IMED 1301   Introduction to Multimedia (3)
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A survey of the theories, elements, and hardware/software components of multimedia. Topics include digital image editing, digital sound and video editing, animation, web page development, and interactive presentations. Course emphasis is on conceptualizing and producing effective multimedia presentations. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1305   Multimedia Courseware Development I (3)
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Instruction in courseware development. Topics include interactivity, branching, navigation, evaluation techniques and interface/information design using industry standard authoring software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1316   Web Design I (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Instruction in Internet web page design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, Internet access software, and interactive topics. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1341   Interface Design (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1301.
Skill development in the interface design process including selecting interfaces that are meaningful to users and relative to a project's content and delivery system. Emphasis on aesthetic issues such as iconography, screen composition, colors, and typography. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1345   Interactive Digital Media I (3)
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Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive digital media applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1359   Writing for Digital Media (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1301.
Written communication for digital media environments including professional websites or other digital content. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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IMED 1380   Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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IMED 1391   Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and attitudes or behaviors pertinent to multimedia technology or occupations in the field. Focus is on concepts relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 1416   Web Design I (4)
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Instruction in Internet web page design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, Internet access software, and interactive topics. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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IMED 1445   Interactive Digital Media I (4)
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Exploration of the use of graphics and sound to create interactive multimedia applications and/or animations using industry standard authoring software. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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IMED 1491   Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design (4)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2305   Multimedia Courseware Development II (3)
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In-depth coverage of programming/scripting using an authoring system with emphasis on advanced development of courseware products. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2311   Portfolio Development (3)
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Preparation and enhancement of portfolio to meet professional standards, development of presentation skills, and improvement of job-seeking techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2313   Project Analysis and Design (3)
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Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of multimedia coursework.
Application of the planning and production processes for multimedia or web projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. This is the capstone class for the Level I multimedia certificate. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2315   Web Design II (3)
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Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
A study of hypertext mark-up language (HTML) and interesting layout techniques for creating engaging well designed web pages. Emphasis is on identifying the target audience and producing a web site according to physical and technical limitations, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2415. The student may register for either IMED 2315 or IMED 2415, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2345   Interactive Multimedia II (3)
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Prerequisite: IMED 1345.
Instruction in the use of scripting language to create interactive multimedia applications. Topics include building a user interface, writing script, testing, and debugging. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2349   Internet Communications (3)
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Prerequisite: IMED 2315.
Advanced seminar in web server design and maintenance. Topics include scripting, web site planning, testing, security, production, and marketing. Topics include developments in the field of Internet communications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2351   Multimedia Programming (3)
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Prerequisite: IMED 2305 and IMED 2345.
Advanced topics in multimedia programming including the use of custom scripts for data tracking. Emphasis is on developing multimedia programs customized to the client's needs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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IMED 2388   Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia (3)
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Prerequisite: Completion of the Level I Multimedia Certificate.
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in the field of interactive media. The internship involves a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. (15 Ext.)

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IMED 2409   Internet Commerce (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. Topics include dynamic data, integration, creating web sites in order to collect information, performing on-line transactions. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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IMED 2413   Project Analysis and Design (4) New course added June 1, 2010
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Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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IMED 2415   Web Design II (4)
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Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
A study of hypertext mark-up language (HTML) and interesting layout techniques for creating engaging well designed web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing a web site according to physical and technical limitations, cultural appearance, and legal issues. This course is cross-listed as IMED 2315. The student may register for either IMED 2415 or IMED 2315, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITNW 1192   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (1)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)

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ITNW 1274   Managing Web Site Development Projects (2)
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all Semester I Internet Development Technologies core curriculum or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
This course provides an introduction to the complexities of managing Web site development projects. Students will learn cost specification, budgeting, schedule construction, negotiation, team-building, time management and status reporting skills. Legal issues like intellectual property rights, contract agreements, ethics and confidentiality will be described. (2 Lec.)

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ITNW 1280   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 1281   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 1292   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)

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ITNW 1308   Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1316   Network Administration (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
An introduction to Network administration. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1416. The student may register for either ITNW 1316 or ITNW 1416, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1325   Fundamentals of Networking Technologies (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1425. The student may register for either ITNW 1325 or ITNW 1425, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1341   Programming with C#.NET (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Enterprise applications involving design and development using Microsoft C#.NET in the Microsoft.NET framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1345   Implementing Network Directory Services (3)
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Prerequisite: ITNW 1354 or instructor approval.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1349   Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Prepares Cisco-qualified students to take two Cisco certification exams: Managing Cisco Network Security and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall. Includes configuring secure Cisco routers and PIX firewalls. Focuses on overall network security processes. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1449. The student may register for either ITNW 1349 or ITNW 1449, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1351   Fundamentals of Wireless LANs (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, plan, implement, operate, and troubleshoot Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Includes WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability strategies. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1451. The student may register for either ITNW 1351 or ITNW 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1353   Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (3)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1354   Implementing and Supporting Servers (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1356   Advanced Development with Microsoft.NET Framework Foundation 2.0 (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experience approved by instructor consent.
Utilizing Microsoft.NET framework to develop, share, and maintain objects across distributed networks including the Internet. The course will include multi-platform access to data stored on a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) server database, 3-tier, and n-tier implementation, and use of the Internet as the enterprise connectivity medium in corporate applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1358   Network+ (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Assists individuals in preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ certification exam and career as a network professional. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1458. The student may register for either ITNW 1358 or ITNW 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1380   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITNW 1392   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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ITNW 1408   Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1416   Network Administration (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
An introduction to Network administration. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1316. The student may register for either ITNW 1316 or ITNW 1416, but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1425   Fundamentals of Networking Technologies (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Instruction in networking technologies and their implementation. Topics include the OSI reference model, network protocols, transmission media, and networking hardware and software. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1325. The student may register for either ITNW 1325 or ITNW 1425, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1437   Introduction to the Internet (4)
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Introduction to the Internet with emphasis on using the World Wide Web to locate, transfer, and publish information. Survey of emerging technologies on the Internet. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1441   Programming with C#.NET (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSC 2435 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Enterprise applications involving design and development using Microsoft C#.NET in the Microsoft.NET framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1445   Implementing Network Directory Services (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1448 or instructor approval.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1449   Cisco Fundamentals of Network Security (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITCC 1446 or equivalent experience or instructor approval.
Prepares Cisco-qualified students to take two Cisco certification exams: Managing Cisco Network Security and Cisco Secure PIX Firewall. Includes configuring secure Cisco routers and PIX firewalls. Focuses on overall network security processes. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1349. The student may register for either ITNW 1349 or ITNW 1449, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1451   Fundamentals of Wireless LANs (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, plan, implement, operate, and troubleshoot Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). Includes WLAN design, installation, and configuration; and WLAN security issues and vendor interoperability strategies. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1351. The student may register for either ITNW 1351 or ITNW 1451, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1453   Supporting Network Server Infrastructure (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Installing, configuring, managing, and supporting a network infrastructure This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1454   Implementing and Supporting Servers (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and client operating system essentials skills or instructor approval.
Implement, administer, and troubleshoot information systems that incorporate servers in a networked computing environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1458   Network+ (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Assists individuals in preparing for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+ certification exam and career as a network professional. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 1358. The student may register for either ITNW 1358 or ITNW 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 1480   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 30 Ext.)

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ITNW 1492   Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2281   Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITNW 2310   Perl Scripting (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Development of Perl scripts to administer operating systems. Includes developing scripts for account maintenance, monitoring and reporting, and controlling operating system services. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2410. The student may register for either ITNW 2310 or ITNW 2410, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2312   Routers (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Router configuration for local area networks and wide area networks. Includes Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques and intermediate routing protocols. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2412. The student may register for either ITNW 2312 or ITNW 2412, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2313   Networking Hardware (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)

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ITNW 2321   Networking with TCP/IP (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Set up, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on networking operating systems. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)

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ITNW 2332   UNIX Network Integration (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Installation, configuration, management, and support of a network infrastructure in a large computing environment that uses a version of the UNIX server operating system. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2335   Network Troubleshooting and Support (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Troubleshoot and support networks with emphasis on solving real world problems in a hands-on environment. Topics include troubleshooting and research techniques, available resources, and network management hard/software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2346   Small Office Home Office (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or instructor approval.
Application of network concepts learned in previous courses. Includes responsibilities and tasks required to successfully perform in the Small Office Home Office (SOHO) environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2446. The student may register for either ITNW 2346 or ITNW 2446, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2350   Enterprise Network (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
A case study in Convergence Technologies requiring a network engineer to study a problem and design a network solution for an enterprise network. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2450. The student may register for either ITNW 2350 or ITNW 2450, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2354   Internet/Intranet Server (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet/Intranet server. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2356   Designing a Network Directory Infrastructure (3)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, implement, and support a network directory infrastructure in a multi-domain environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2410   Perl Scripting (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic Web Page generation skills or instructor approval.
Development of Perl scripts to administer operating systems. Includes developing scripts for account maintenance, monitoring and reporting, and controlling operating system services. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2410. The student may register for either ITNW 2310 or ITNW 2410, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2412   Routers (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Router configuration for local area networks and wide area networks. Includes Internet p Protocol (IP) addressing techniques and intermediate routing protocols. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2412. The student may register for either ITNW 2312 or ITNW 2412, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2413   Networking Hardware (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2421   Networking with TCP/IP (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Set up, configure, use, and support Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) on networking operating systems. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2432   UNIX Network Integration (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 2437 or instructor approval.
Installation, configuration, management, and support of a network infrastructure in a large computing environment that uses a version of the UNIX server operating system. Includes connectivity requirements, network services, and applications including file, print, database, massaging, proxy server, firewall, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, Network Time Protocol, Domain Name Service, and Internet Protocol Version 6 configuration and use. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITNW 2435   Network Troubleshooting and Support (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Troubleshoot and support networks with emphasis on solving real world problems in a hands-on environment. Topics include troubleshooting and research techniques, available resources, and network management hard/software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2446   Small Office Home Office (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CPMT 2302 or CPMT 2402 or instructor approval.
Application of network concepts learned in previous courses. Includes responsibilities and tasks required to successfully perform in the Small Office Home Office (SOHO) environment. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2346. The student may register for either ITNW 2346 or ITNW 2446, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2450   Enterprise Network (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced convergence, CISCO, or VoIP experience or instructor approval.
A case study in Convergence Technologies requiring a network engineer to study a problem and design a network solution for an enterprise network. This course is cross-listed as ITNW 2350. The student may register for either ITNW 2350 or ITNW 2450, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2452   Administering SQL Server (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1408 or instructor approval.
Administering SQL Server is a skills development course in the installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of SQL Servers client/server database management system version. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2454   Internet/Intranet Server (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Designing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and managing an Internet server. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITNW 2456   Designing a Network Directory Infrastructure (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Design, implement, and support a network directory infrastructure in a multi-domain environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab)

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ITNW 2459   Web Server Support and Maintenance (4)
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Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Instruction in the installation, configuration, and implementation of web servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1171   Introduction to Computers (1) New course added June 1, 2010
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Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec., 1 Lab.)

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ITSC 1191   Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General (1)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (1 Lec.)

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ITSC 1280   Cooperative Education - Business - Computer and Information Sciences (2)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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 (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITSC 1281   Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences (2)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITSC 1291   Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General (2)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)

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ITSC 1301   Introduction to Computers (3)
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Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. Explores integration and application in business and other segments in society. Fundamentals of computer problem-solving and programming may be discussed. Examines applications and software relating to a specific curricular area. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1307   UNIX Operating System I (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1407. The student may register for either ITSC 1307 or ITSC 1407, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1315   Project Management Software (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Use of project management software for developing a project plan including timelines, milestones, scheduling, life cycle phases, management frameworks, skills, processes, and tools. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1316   Linux Installation and Configuration (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Introduction to the Linux operating system. Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Also covers maintaining and securing reliable Linux systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1329   Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Designed for the student interested in Solaris certification, this course is for new users and covers how to use the basic Solaris operating environment. Topics include fundamental command-line features of the Solaris operating environment file system, file permissions, the text editor, command shells, and basic network use. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1429. The student may register for either ITSC 1329 or ITSC 1429, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1341   Principles of Open-Source Software (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Open-source philosophy, history, and advocacy. Includes identification of current legal, ethical, and economic issues. Also covers a survey of available open-source software and comparison of open-source and closed-source licenses. (3 Lec.)

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ITSC 1342   Shell Programming (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Reading, writing, and debugging shell scripts. Development of scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Covers conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of the user. Intended for programmers who are familiar with operating environments and reading and writing various shell scripts. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1347   UNIX System Administration II (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1358 or instructor approval.
Advanced UNIX workstation administration skills in a network environment. Includes system security features. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1447. The student may register for either ITSC 1347 or ITSC 1447, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1352   Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA) (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1354 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Addresses how to install and maintain Sun systems, configure and troubleshoot the Network File System (NFS) environment, and configure the Network Information Services (NIS) environment. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1452. The student may register for either ITSC 1352 or ITSC 1452, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1354   Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA) (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1356 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essential system administration tasks in a Solaris Operating Environment. Includes stand-alone installation, file system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1454. The student may register for either ITSC 1354 or ITSC 1454, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1356   Solaris Shell Programming (SL) (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the knowledge to read, write, and debug C shell scripts. Includes development of simple scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Also covers the use of conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1456. The student may register for either ITSC 1356 or ITSC 1456, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1358   UNIX System Administration I (3)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Basic UNIX workstation administration. Includes installing a stand-alone system, adding users, backing up and restoring file systems, and adding new printer support. Emphasis on the procedures needed to perform these system administration tasks. Introduces the concept of the system and disk management. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1458. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1458. The student may register for either ITSC 1358 or ITSC 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1380   Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General (3)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITSC 1381   Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General (3)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITSC 1391   Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General (3)
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Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)

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ITSC 1401 will not meet the computer literacy requirement in the core curriculum and/or Associate in Arts or Associate in Sciences degrees. COSC 1300 will meet this requirement. ITSC 1401 meets the computer literacy requirement in most technical certificates and degrees. COSC 1300 will not substitute for ITSC 1401 and ITSC 1401 cannot be substituted for COSC 1300.


ITSC 1401   Introduction to Computers (4)
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Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1405   Introduction to PC Operating Systems (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Introduction to personal computer operating systems including installation, configuration, file management, memory and storage management, control of peripheral devices, and use of utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1407   UNIX Operating System I (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Introduction to the UNIX operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic UNIX commands, and writing script files. Includes introductory system management concepts. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1307. The student may register for either ITSC 1307 or ITSC 1407, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1409   Integrated Software Applications I (4)
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Introduction to business productivity software suites using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and/or presentation software. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1411   AS/400 Operating System I (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
A study of the AS/400 operating system including multi-user concepts, terminal emulation, use of system editor, basic AS/400 menus, commands, and help screens. Topics include introductory system management concepts and file management. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1415   Project Management Software (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Use of project management software for developing a project plan including timelines, milestones, scheduling, life cycle phases, management frameworks, skills, processes, and tools. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 1416   Linux Installation and Configuration (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Introduction to the Linux operating system. Includes Linux installation, basic administration, utilities and commands, upgrading, networking, security, and application installation. Emphasizes hands-on setup, administration, and management of Linux. Also covers maintaining and securing reliable Linux systems. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1421   Intermediate PC Operating Systems (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Custom operating system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. Management of file systems, memory, and peripheral devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1425   Personal Computer Hardware (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration and troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1429   Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA) (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Designed for the student interested in Solaris certification, this course is for new users and covers how to use the basic Solaris operating environment. Topics include fundamental command-line features of the Solaris operating environment file system, file permissions, the text editor, command shells, and basic network use. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1329. The student may register for either ITSC 1429 or ITSC 1329, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1442   Shell Programming (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Reading, writing, and debugging shell scripts. Development of scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Covers conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness of the user. Intended for programmers who are familiar with operating environments and reading and writing various shell scripts. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1447   UNIX System Administration II (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1458 or instructor approval.
Advanced UNIX workstation administration skills in a network environment. Includes system security features. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1347. The student may register for either ITSC 1347 or ITSC 1447, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1452   Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA) (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1454 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Addresses how to install and maintain Sun systems, configure and troubleshoot the Network File System (NFS) environment, and configure the Network Information Services (NIS) environment. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1352. The student may register for either ITSC 1352 or ITSC 1452, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1454   Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA) (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1456 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essential system administration tasks in a Solaris Operating Environment. Includes stand-alone installation, file system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1354. The student may register for either ITSC 1354 or ITSC 1454, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1456   Solaris Shell Programming (SL) (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Designed for Solaris certification. Provides students with the knowledge to read, write, and debug C shell scripts. Includes development of simple scripts to automate frequently executed sequences of commands. Also covers the use of conditional logic, user interaction, loops, and menus to enhance the productivity and effectiveness. Licensing/Certification Agency: Sun Microsystems. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1356. The student may register for either ITSC 1356 or ITSC 1456, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1458   UNIX System Administration I (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Basic UNIX workstation administration. Includes installing a stand-alone system, adding users, backing up and restoring file systems, and adding new printer support. Emphasis on the procedures needed to perform these system administration tasks. Introduces the concept of the system and disk management. This course is cross-listed as ITSC 1358. The student may register for either ITSC 1358 or ITSC 1458, but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 1480   Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 30 Ext.)

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ITSC 1491   Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 2421   Integrated Software Applications II (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSW 1401 or instructor approval.
Intermediate 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 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 2431   Integrated Software Applications III (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1409 or instructor consent.
Advanced use of business productivity software including complex assignments that require advanced formatting and functionality. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 2435   Application Software Problem Solving (4)
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Utilization of appropriate application software to solve advanced problems and generate customized solutions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 2437   UNIX Operating System II (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor consent.
Continued study of the UNIX operating system commands. Includes topics such as CGI and scripting languages. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSC 2439   Personal Computer Help Desk Support (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1405 and (ITSW 1401 or ITSC 2421) or (ITSW 1404 or ITSW 1434) or (ITSW 1407 or ITSW 2437) or instructor approval.
Diagnosis and solution of users hardware and software related problems with on-the-job and/or simulated projects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSC 2442   AS/400 Operating System II (4)
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Prerequisite: ITSC 1411 or instructor consent.
Advanced study of the AS/400 operating system. Topics include advanced concepts of systems management and communications, installation and maintenance of software, network security, and data integrity. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSW 1280   Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITSW 1281   Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician (2)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)

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ITSW 1307   Introduction to Database (3)
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Introduction to database theory and the practical applications of a database. Topics include terminology, database design, table structures, report forms, queries, and macros. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSW 1310   Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software (3)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Instruction in the utilization of presentation software to produce multimedia presentations. Graphics, text, sound, animation and/or video may be used in presentation development. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)

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ITSW 1380   Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITSW 1381   Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician (3)
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Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)

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ITSW 1401   Introduction to Word Processing (4)
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Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills required.
An overview of the production of documents, tables, and graphics. Topics include entry and editing, reformatting, search and replace, cut-and-paste, file and print operations, and spelling checkers. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 1404   Introduction to Spreadsheets (4)
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Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills recommended.
Instruction in the concepts, procedures, and application of electronic spreadsheets. Topics include formula creation, template design, formatting features, statistical, mathematical and financial functions, file operations, report generation, graphics, and introduction to macro programming. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 1407   Introduction to Database (4)
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Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills recommended.
Introduction to database theory and the practical applications of a database. Topics include terminology, database design, table structures, report forms, queries and macros. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 1410   Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software (4)
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Prerequisite: Basic understanding of personal computers and operating systems as obtained in ITSC 1401 or BCIS 1405 or COSC 1401 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Instruction in the utilization of presentation software to produce multimedia presentations. Graphics, text, sound, animation and/or video may be used in presentation development. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 1413   Introduction to Data Entry (4)
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Prerequisite: Keyboarding by touch (15 to 20 wpm).
Training in data input. Includes source documents, conversion of source data into computer input media, input record layout design, and input coding. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 1480   Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
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. (1 Lec., 30 Ext.)

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ITSW 2401   Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1407 or instructor approval.
Introduction in the use of geographic information systems software for planning and problem-solving. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 2434   Advanced Spreadsheets (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1404 or instructor consent.
Advanced techniques for developing and modifying spreadsheets. Includes macros and data analysis functions. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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ITSW 2437   Advanced Database (4)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1407 or instructor consent.
Advanced concepts of database design and functionality. Topics include advanced data manipulation features, importing and exporting data, and advanced macros and programming. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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PHTC 1300   Photo Digital Imaging I (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Computer and software instruction for electronic imaging. Includes color, gray scale, image conversion, presentation, and ethics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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PHTC 1380   Cooperative Education-Commercial Photography (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
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. (1 Lec., 15 Ext.)

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PHTC 2349   Photo Digital Imaging II (3)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: PHTC 1349.
Continued skill development in the use of the computer for retouching, copying, photographic restoration, color correction, data importation, composite imaging, and background dropout and replacement. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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