2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: ITSW 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Database

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to relational and non-relational database theory and the practical applications of a contemporary databases. Topic may adapt to changes in industry practices. This course is cross-listed as ITSW 1407. The student may register for either ITSW 1307 or ITSW 1407 but may receive credit for only one of the two. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: ITSW 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Word Processing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Keyboarding skills required.
Course Description: 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.)


Course Number: ITSW 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Spreadsheets

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Keyboarding skills recommended.
Course Description: 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.)


Course Number: ITSW 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Database

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Keyboarding skills recommended.
Course Description: Introduction to relational and non-relational database theory and the practical applications of a contemporary databases. Topic may adapt to changes in industry practices. This course is cross-listed as ITSW 1307. The student may register for either ITSW 1307 or ITSW 1407 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.)


Course Number: ITSW 1410 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: 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.
Course Description: 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.)


Course Number: ITSW 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Spreadsheets

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: ITSW 1404 or instructor consent.
Course Description: 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.)


Course Number: ITSW 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Course Title: Advanced Database

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) 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.