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ARTC 1194 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1294 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Basic Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examination of concepts, characters, and storyboards for basic animation production. Emphasis on creating movement and expression utilizing traditional or electronically generated image sequences. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Digital Imaging I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Basic Graphic Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Graphic design with emphasis on the visual communication design process. Topics include basic terminology and graphic design principles. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Basic Illustration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to drawing techniques as they pertain to the commercial illustration industry. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Design Concepts
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamental techniques in conceptualizing. Includes all procedures from initial research to creating strategies to finalize a project. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Digital Publishing I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1302.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Design Communication I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Illustration Techniques I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1309.
Course Description: A study of illustration techniques in various media. Emphasis on creative interpretation and disciplined draftsmanship for visual communication of ideas. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computer Graphics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1327 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at EFC

Typography
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of letterforms and typographic concepts as elements of graphic communication. Emphasis on developing a current, practical typographic knowledge based on industry standards. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

3-D Animation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

3-D Modeling and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1301.
Course Description: A studio course in the theory and technique of three-dimensional (3-D) modeling utilizing appropriate software. Topics include the creation and modification of 3-D geometric shapes; a variety of rendering techniques; and use of camera light sources, texture, and surface mapping. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC

Art Direction I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Creation of projects in art direction for advertising graphic campaigns for products, services, or ideas. Topics include all campaign procedures from initial research and creative strategy to final execution and presentation of a comprehensive project. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Illustration Techniques II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1321.
Course Description: Illustration techniques and concepts for production, rough design, sketching, and discussions of various media and reproduction processes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC

Computer Illustration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Use of the tools and transformation options of an industry-standard vector drawing program to create complex illustrations or drawings. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Visual Design for New Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Creative Web Site Design I
This is a WECM Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1302 and ARTC 1305 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: Instruction in creation of web pages, graphics and images for use on the internet. Focus is on creating well designed web pages and maintaining continuity throughout web sites through use of color, graphics and placement and use of embedded elements. Overall visual communication of concept is emphasized. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Visual Storytelling
This is a Local Need Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1302 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Graphic Design, Commercial Art and Illustration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Visual Communications Core Curriculum or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, NLC

Special Topics in Design and Visual Communications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

Digital Imaging I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computer Graphics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Visual Design for New Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 1494 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Illustration Techniques II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1321.
Course Description: Continued study of illustration media and techniques using digital and/or traditional tools. Emphasis on conceptualization and composition. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, NLC, RLC

Digital Imaging II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1302.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Electronic Prepress
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Visual Communications Core Curriculum, GRPH 1322 and 2341, or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

History of Communication Graphics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1301, or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Digital Publishing II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1313.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Typographic Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Corequisite/Concurrent: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in ARTC 1317 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Publication Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1313 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, EFC, NLC

Portfolio Development for Graphic Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Advanced standing or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Computer Illustration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

3-D Animation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in three-dimensional modeling and rendering techniques using lighting, staging, and special effects for digital output. Emphasis on the production of three-dimensional (3-D) animation as final digital outputting using modeling, rendering and animation software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced 3-D Modeling and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: 3-D Modeling and Rendering.
Course Description: A studio course focused on advanced 3-D modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software: spline modeling, patch modeling, and other organic modeling techniques; learn advanced use of camera settings, lighting, and surfacing to create detailed environments; cover advanced topics such as particle and volumetric effects, and setting up a model with weight maps, hierarchies, bones, and constraints. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Design Communication II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1317.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Publishing III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Art and Design for the Web
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: A study of practices, issues and techniques in web page design and web related graphic design. Emphasis will be given to visual problem solving such as typographic issues, color choice, logical navigation, image optimization and effective web page layout. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Writing for Visual Media
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1301 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This course covers techniques for writing effective headlines, captions and copy for a variety of visual media. Students learn to gather facts, generate ideas, present information and edit copy for advertisements, web pages, brochures, newsletters, press kits, multimedia presentations and other forms of visual communication. (3 Lec.)


ARTC 2373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Creative Web Site Design II
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1373 or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: A continuation of ARTC 1373, advanced concepts of creative web site design are presented. Focus is on integrating graphics software with HTML editing software to produce advanced interactive web sites that maintain integrity of design. Topics also include preparation of proposals for web sites, legal issues and visual communication of concept toward target audience. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Professional Design Techniques
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Visual Communications First Year Curriculum and demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: The student explores all phases of the design process and client relationships in producing graphics and a complete website for an actual client. Topics include creating a client survey, preparing a project plan or proposal and contract, creating logos, brochures, and/or newsletters, creating website architecture, navigational elements, site structure, informational design and visual interface design to produce graphics, printed materials and a multi-page website for the client. Topics also include legal, copyright and accessibility issues. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Web Site Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: The student explores all phases of the design process and client relationships in producing graphics and a complete website for an actual client. Topics include creating a client survey, preparing a project plan and/or proposal, and a contract; creating logos and other graphics; creating website architecture, navigational elements, site structure, informational design and visual interface design to produce a multi-page website for the client. Topics also include legal, copyright and accessibility issues. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2378 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Design Studio Practices
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: The student serves as a designer, illustrator, computer graphics artist and/or art director in the Brookhaven College Visual Communications Design Studio. This course provides the student study and application in design studio practices. A portfolio is required for approval prior to registration. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTC 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Cooperative Education - Commercial and Advertising Art
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, EFC, NLC

Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Portfolio Development for Graphic Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTC 2488 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internship - Commercial and Advertising Art
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTS 1170 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC, NLC

Problems In Contemporary Art
Course Description: Area artists, critics, and art educators speak with students about the work exhibited in the gallery and discuss current art styles and movements. They also discuss specific aspects of being artists in contemporary society. This course may be repeated for credit. (1 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035326


ARTS 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Art Appreciation
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: Films, lectures, slides, and discussions focus on the theoretical, cultural, and historical aspects of the visual arts. Emphasis is on the development of visual and aesthetic awareness. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035126


ARTS 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Art History I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: This course covers the history of western art from prehistoric time through the Gothic period. It explores the cultural, geophysical, and personal influences on art styles. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035226


ARTS 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Art History II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of the DCCCD.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: This course covers the history of art from the Renaissance through the present. It explores the cultural, geophysical, and personal influences on art styles. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035226


ARTS 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Design I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic concepts of design with two-dimensional materials are explored. The use of line, color, illusion of space or mass, texture, value, shape, and size in composition is considered. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


ARTS 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Design II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic concepts of design with three-dimensional materials are explored. The use of mass, space, movement, and texture, line, plane, volume, color, and scale is considered. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


ARTS 1313 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Foundations of Art
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the creative media designed to enhance artistic awareness and sensitivity through the creative and imaginative use of art materials and tools. Includes art history and culture through the exploration of a variety of art works with an emphasis on aesthetic judgment and growth. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007015126


ARTS 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Drawing I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This beginning course investigates various media, techniques, and subjects. It explores perceptual and descriptive possibilities and considers drawing as a developmental process as well as an end in itself. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055226


ARTS 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Drawing II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1316.
Course Description: This course is an expansion of ARTS 1316. It stresses the expressive and conceptual aspects of drawing, including advanced composition arrangements, a range of wet and dry media, and the development of an individual approach to theme and content. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055226


ARTS 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Foundations
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: Recommended Prerequisites are: ARTS 1311 and 1312.
Course Description: Digital Foundations is a studio course focusing on the use of digital media to explore basic concepts in the visual arts, using the methods and techniques of digital media in the service of artistic expression. The course will focus on visual thinking skills, technical approaches to media (two dimensional and time-based), and exploration of digital media as a contemporary art form. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004027126


ARTS 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Design III
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course will focus on two- or three-dimensional projects in a special topics area. Emphasis is on individual expression. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


ARTS 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, NLC, RLC

Design IV
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course will focus on two- or three-dimensional projects in a special topics area. Emphasis is on individual expression. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015326


ARTS 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Design Communications I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Introduction to the computer as an art tool with emphasis on design principles and visual communication or ideas. Course will include exposure to basic computer graphic technology including computer illustration and electronic imaging techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015126


ARTS 2314 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Design Communications II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2313.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of Computer Graphics Design I. Students will further explore advanced design problems through continued experimentation with computer graphics techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004015126


ARTS 2316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Painting I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This studio course stresses fundamental concepts of painting with acrylics and oils. Emphasis is on painting from still life, models, and the imagination. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085226


ARTS 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Painting II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2316.
Course Description: This course continues Arts 2316. Emphasis is on individual expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085226


ARTS 2323 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Life Drawing I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1317. ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312 and ARTS 1316 are recommended for Art Majors.
Course Description: This course covers the analytic and expressive drawing of the human figure. Movement and volume are stressed. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055326


ARTS 2324 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Life Drawing II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2323.
Course Description: This course continues Arts 2323. Emphasis is on individual expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007055326


ARTS 2326 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Sculpture I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Various sculptural approaches are explored. Different media and techniques are used. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007095126


ARTS 2327 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Sculpture II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2326.
Course Description: This course continues Arts 2326. Emphasis is on individual expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007095126


ARTS 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Printmaking I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Basic printmaking processes are introduced. Included are planographic, intaglio, stencil and relief processes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007105126


ARTS 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Printmaking II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2333.
Course Description: This course is a continuation of Printmaking I. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007105126


ARTS 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Fiber Arts I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317 are recommended for Art majors.
Course Description: This course explores the problems of design, construction, and form utilizing basic fiber techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007125126


ARTS 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Fiber Arts II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Structure and design of woven and non-woven fiber forms. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007125126


ARTS 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Art Metals I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course explores the uses of metal in design, basic fabrication techniques in metal, bezel setting of stones, and simple casting. Emphasis is on original design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007135126


ARTS 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Art Metals II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2341.
Course Description: Advanced fabrication, lost wax casting, setting of faceted stones, and forging and shaping of metal, including repousse and chasing are presented. Emphasis is on original design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007135126


ARTS 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Ceramics I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course focuses on the building of pottery forms by coil, slab, and use of the wheel. Glazing and firing are also included. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007115126


ARTS 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Ceramics II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2346.
Course Description: Glaze technology is studied. Advanced problems in the creation of artistic and practical ceramic ware. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007115126


ARTS 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Digital Art I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311 and ARTS 1316.
Course Description: Studio art course that explores the potential of the computer hardware and software media for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts. (2 Lec, 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004025226


ARTS 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Digital Art II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2348.
Course Description: Studio art course that continues the exploration of the computer hardware and software media for their visual, conceptual, and practical uses in the visual arts. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004025226


ARTS 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Photography I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: Introduction to the basics of photography. Includes camera operation, techniques, knowledge of chemistry, and presentation skills. Emphasis on design, history, and contemporary trends as a means of developing an understanding of photographic aesthetics. This course is cross-listed as COMM 1318. The student may register for either ARTS 2356 or COMM 1318 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5006055126


ARTS 2357 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Photography II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2356.
Course Description: Extends the students' knowledge of technique and guides them in developing personal outlooks toward specific applications of the photographic process. This course is cross-listed as COMM 1319. The student may register for either ARTS 2357 or COMM 1319 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5006055226


ARTS 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Watercolor I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Recommended prerequisites for Art Majors, ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317.
Course Description: This course explores studio techniques in water base media. Emphasis is placed on exploration of a variety of modes and techniques as a means to original expression. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085326


ARTS 2367 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Watercolor II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 2366.
Course Description: This course continues the development of skills in water base media. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007085326


ARTS 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Studies of Renaissance Art History
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1303 and ARTS 1304 are recommended for Art Majors.
Course Description: The development of the art of western culture during the Renaissance Period is presented. Emphasis is on the development of Renaissance art in Northern and Southern Europe. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007039226


ARTS 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Art History
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1303 and ARTS 1304 are recommended for Art Majors.
Course Description: The development of the art of western culture from the late 19th century through today is presented. Emphasis is on the development of modern art in Europe and America. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007039226


ARTS 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Commercial Arts I
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1311, ARTS 1312, ARTS 1316, and ARTS 1317 are recommended for Art majors.
Course Description: The working world of commercial art is introduced. Typical commercial assignments are used to develop professional attitudes and basic studio skills. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5004027126


ARTS 2373 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Studies in Modern Art History
This is a non-Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1303 and ARTS 1304 are recommended for Art Majors.
Course Description: The development of the art of western culture from the late 19th century through today is presented. Emphasis is on the development of modern art in Europe and America. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5007035326


ARTS 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

A History of Contemporary Art
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1303 and 1304.
Course Description: Examination of the ideological evolution of contemporary art expressed through ongoing development of new media, techniques, and processes. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number pending.


ARTS 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Art History III
This is a Unique Need Course.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1303 and ARTS 1304 are recommended for art majors.
Course Description: Emphasis is on the critical period of development, transition, and eventual dominance of abstract and conceptual art as it evolves from the late 19th century through the current era. Socio-political ideas and events, individual and group quests for expressive freedom, and the impact of ever-increasing sophisticated tools and techniques are explored in this course. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number Pending


ARTS 2389 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Academic Cooperative
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: An instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in the humanities and/or fine arts. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of languages, art, music, philosophy, or religion. This course should be given a discipline prefix and Texas Common Course Number 2389. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 2401035212


ARTV 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Animation 2-D
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic study of technical computer models and animation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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


ARTV 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

3-D Animation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, RLC

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


ARTV 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

3-D Modeling and Rendering I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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


ARTV 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Animation 2-D
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic study of technical computer models and animation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ARTV 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

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


ARTV 1441 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

3-D Animation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

3-D Modeling and Rendering I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

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


ARTV 2301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

2-D Animation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

2-D Animation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 2301 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced study of technical aspects of animation. Emphasizes aesthetic design and completion of an animation project. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Portfolio Development for Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2337 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software. Includes organic modeling techniques, particle and volumetric effects, and setting up a model with weight maps, hierarchies, and constraints. Emphasizes advanced use of camera settings, lighting, and surface to create detailed environments. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Portfolio Development for 3-D Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design and execution of a professional portfolio to represent the student's skills in 3-D animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Advanced Digital Video
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1351 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

3-D Modeling and Rendering II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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


ARTV 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

2-D Animation I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC, NLC

2-D Animation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Portfolio Development for Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Technical Animation and Rendering
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1402 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced three-dimensional (3-D) modeling and rendering techniques using industry standard software. Includes organic modeling techniques, particle and volumetric effects, and setting up a model with weight maps, hierarchies, and constraints. Emphasizes advanced use of camera settings, lighting, and surface to create detailed environments. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ARTV 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Portfolio Development for 3-D Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior interactive media courses, experience with interactive media software or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design and execution of a professional portfolio to represent the student's skills in 3-D animation. Includes self-promotion, resumes, portfolio distribution, and interview techniques. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

3-D Modeling and Rendering II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1445 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ARTV 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC, MVC

3-D Animation II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTV 1341 or ARTV 1441 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced level 3-D course utilizing animation tools and techniques used to develop movement. Emphasis on advanced animation techniques. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ARTV 2470 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Handheld Device Web Application Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1416 (concurrent) or instructor approval.
Course Description: An exploration of mobile web development designs and solutions. Topics include web-based scenarios utilizing Android and iOS applications, problem solving using industry standards from mobile device manufactures and developing mobile solutions with industry accepted software and simulators. Students will be exposed to both Android iOS device development. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Android Application Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1401 or ITSE 1429 or basic computer skills and programming logic.
Course Description: A study of the essential concepts, tools and techniques for developing Android applications for Touch pad devices and smart phones. Topics include basic concepts of Android development, downloading and installing the Android software development kit (SDK) and creating a simple application. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Computer Ethics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of ethical issues that apply to computer related professions, intellectual property and privacy issues, professional responsibility, and the effects of globalization. Emphasizes the practical application of computer ethics through case studies and current events in the game and simulation industry. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


GAME 1212 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game Theory
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Game and simulation design. Application of design theories to production-based projects from the conceptual stage to a completed project. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


GAME 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Computer Ethics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of ethical issues that apply to computer related professions, intellectual property and privacy issues, professional responsibility, and the effects of globalization. Emphasizes the practical application of computer ethics through case studies and current events in the game and simulation industry. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


GAME 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Interactive Storyboarding
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of storyboarding for the development of games and simulations. Addresses pre-production preparation and creation of comprehensive design for a game or simulation including target audience analysis, purpose, goals and objectives, content outline, flow chart, and storyboard. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Game Design and Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to electronic game development and game development careers. Includes examination of history and philosophy of games, the game production process, employee factors for success in the field, and current issues and practices in the game development industry. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Level Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1303.
Course Description: Introduction to the tools and concepts used to create levels for games and simulations. Incorporates level design, architecture theory, concepts of critical path and flow, balancing, play testing, and storytelling. Includes utilization of toolsets from industry titles. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Design and Creation of Games
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to game and simulation development. Includes analysis of existing applications and creation of a game using an existing game engine. In-depth coverage of the essential elements of game design. Also covers an overview of cultural history of electronic games, survey of the major innovators, and examination of the trends and taboos that motivate game design. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Introduction to Animation Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Mathematical elements and algorithms involved in basic animation. Includes generating graphics, viewing 3-D environments such as visible line detection and 3-D surfaces, image processing techniques, and special effects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1314 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Character Sculpting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Creation of original characters from the drawing stage to sculpting clay status. Explores a variety of poses using clay and aluminum armatures. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1336 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Introduction to 3D Game Modeling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural spaces and modeling in a real-time game editor. Includes techniques for building, texturing, and lighting a game level to function in realtime. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Game and Simulation Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1307 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Game and simulation programming. Includes advanced pointer manipulation techniques and pointer applications, points and vectors, sound, and graphics. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

OpenGL Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Computer graphics with focus on the basic principles and techniques of graphics applications. Emphasizes 3-D computer graphics and translating a task from design to suitable algorithms and program code. Combines principles and major techniques in computer graphics with third-party game and simulation technologies. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Multi-User Game Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Network topologies, architecture, and communication in game and simulation programming. Introduces sockets programming utilizing TCP and UDP protocols in a high-level language. Focuses on blocking and asynchronous modes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Game and Simulation Programming II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design and development of game and simulation programs including user interface design, mathematical elements, image and file structure, and software development techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1394 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


GAME 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Introduction to Game Design and Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to electronic game development and game development careers. Includes examination of history and philosophy of games, the game production process, employee factors for success in the field, and current issues and practices in the game development industry. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Level Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the tools and concepts used to create levels for games and simulations. Incorporates level design, architecture theory, concepts of critical path and flow, balancing, play testing, and storytelling. Includes utilization of toolsets from industry titles. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Design and Creation of Games
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to game and simulation development. Includes analysis of existing applications and creation of a game using an existing game engine. In-depth coverage of the essential elements of game design. Also covers an overview of cultural history of electronic games, survey of the major innovators, and examination of the trends and taboos that motivate game design. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


GAME 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Introduction to Animation Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Mathematical elements and algorithms involved in basic animation. Includes generating graphics, viewing 3-D environments such as visible line detection and 3-D surfaces, image processing techniques, and special effects. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1436 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Introduction to 3D Game Modeling
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Architectural spaces and modeling in a real-time game editor. Includes techniques for building, texturing, and lighting a game level to function in realtime. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1443 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Game and Simulation Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Game and simulation programming. Includes advanced pointer manipulation techniques and pointer applications, points and vectors, sound, and graphics. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

OpenGL Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Computer graphics with focus on the basic principles and techniques of graphics applications. Emphasizes 3-D computer graphics and translating a task from design to suitable algorithms and program code. Combines principles and major techniques in computer graphics with third-party game and simulation technologies. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Multi-User Game Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Network topologies, architecture, and communication in game and simulation programming. Introduces sockets programming utilizing TCP and UDP protocols in a high-level language. Focuses on blocking and asynchronous modes. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game and Simulation Programming II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design and development of 2-D game and simulation programs including user interface design, mathematical elements, image and file structure, and software development techniques. Introduces the basics of 3-D graphics related to game and simulation programming. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 1494 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Special Topics in Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


GAME 2302
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Mathematical Applications for Game Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 and GAME 1359 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Presents applications of mathematics and science in game and simulation programming. Includes the utilization of matrix and vector operations, kinematics, and Newtonian principles in games and simulations. Also covers code optimization. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Artificial Intelligence Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic techniques in artificial intelligence related to game and simulation programming. Includes knowledge representation and interference techniques, expert systems, path finding algorithms, and search techniques for problem solving. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2319 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game Engine
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Commercial and open source gaming engines. Includes discussions and recommendations for game engines to fit industry specifications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2325 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

3D Animation II – Character Setup
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1303.
Course Description: Skinning and weighting, forward kinematics, inverse kinetics, constraints, expressions, scripting and driven keys, mesh deformers, morph targets/blend shapes, and animation user interfaces. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Project Development I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in an original modification based on a current game engine. Includes management of version control; development of project timeliness; integration of sound, models, and animation; production of demos; and creation of original levels, characters, and content for a real-time multiplayer game. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2333 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game and Simulation Programming III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1359 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced applications of game and simulation programming techniques. Includes advanced rendering techniques and BSDP trees. Incorporates shadowing, lighting, collision detection, and 3-D animation and motion. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Project Development II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of an original modification based on a current game engine with an emphasis on new content and significant changes in game play over the base game experience. Includes creation of original levels, characters, and content for a real-time multiplayer game applying skills learned in previous classes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Lighting, Shading, and Texture
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ARTC 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Lighting, shading, and texture painting for 3-D models using digital painting techniques. Emphasizes lighting, shading, and texture creation of limited resolution to increase system performance for digital games and simulation training models. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game Testing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 2332 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Testing and debugging gaming and simulation applications in the alpha and beta stages of production. Includes critiques of the product and written documentation of the testing and debugging processes. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Game Scripting
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: COSC 1437, ARTV 1303, or instructor approval.
Course Description: Scripting languages with emphasis on game concepts and simulations. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Game Development Using C++
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: COSC 1437 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in C++ programming for games and simulations. Examines real-world C++ development issues. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

DirectX Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 2342 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Exploration of the advances suite of multimedia application programming interfaces (API) built into the Microsoft Windows operating system. Includes fundamentals of DirectX's API that give multimedia applications access to advanced features of high-performance hardware such as 3-D graphics acceleration clips and sound cards. Addresses control of low-level functions including 2-D graphics acceleration; support for input devices such as joysticks, keyboards, and mice; and control of sound mixing and sound output. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Advanced Game Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1343 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Optimization of student-created games. Includes performance tuning, debugging, designing for test, software architecture design, object-oriented practices for game play, asset management, and coding best practices. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

OpenGL Programming II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1349 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Vector tools for graphics, transformation of objects, modeling shapes with polygon meshes, 3-D viewing, rendering faces for realism, and color theory for game and simulation programming. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Game and Simulation Group Project
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1359 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Creation of a game and/or simulation project utilizing a team approach. Includes animation, titles, visualization of research results, modeling with polygon frames, curves and surfaces, 3-D text and animation with keyframes, paths (objects and curves), morphing, vertex keys, skeletons, and lattices. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2387 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Internship - Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval.
Course Description: 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. (18 Ext.)


GAME 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Mathematical Applications for Game Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: MATH 1314 and GAME 1459 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Presents applications of mathematics and science in game and simulation programming. Includes the utilization of matrix and vector operations, kinematics, and Newtonian principles in games and simulations. Also covers code optimization. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Artificial Intelligence Programming I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Basic techniques in artificial intelligence related to game and simulation programming. Includes knowledge representation and interference techniques, expert systems, pathfinding algorithms, and search techniques for problem solving. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2419 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC

Game Engine
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Commercial and open source gaming engines. Includes discussions and recommendations for game engines to fit industry specifications. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game and Simulation Programming III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1459 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced applications of game and simulation programming techniques. Includes advanced rendering techniques and BSDP trees. Incorporates shadowing, lighting, collision detection, and 3-D animation and motion. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Advanced Game Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1443 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Optimization of student-created games. Includes performance tuning, debugging, designing for test, software architecture design, object-oriented practices for game play, asset management, and coding best practices. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

OpenGL Programming II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1449 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Vector tools for graphics, transformation of objects, modeling shapes with polygon meshes, 3-D viewing, rendering faces for realism, and color theory for game and simulation programming. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Game and Simulation Group Project
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: GAME 1459 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Creation of a game and/or simulation project utilizing a team approach. Includes animation, titles, visualization of research results, modeling with polygon frames, curves and surfaces, 3-D text and animation with keyframes, paths (objects and curves), morphing, vertex keys, skeletons, and lattices. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


GAME 2487 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Internship - Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval.
Course Description: 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. (24 Ext.)


IMED 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1211 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Storyboard
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the techniques of storyboarding including organizing a project's content and arranging it in a visual format. (2 Lec.)


IMED 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of Semester III courses in Web Production and Design AAS or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, RLC

Introduction to Digital Media
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A survey of the theories, elements, and hardware/software components of digital media. Emphasis on conceptualizing and producing digital media presentations. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multimedia Courseware Development I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in courseware development. Topics include interactivity, branching, navigation, evaluation techniques and interface/information design using industry standard authoring software. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Web Design I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Interface Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1301.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1343 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Sound
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2413
Course Description: Instruction in digitizing sound and incorporating it into multimedia titles for various delivery systems. Emphasis on compression issues, sampling, synchronizing, and resource management. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


IMED 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, RLC

Interactive Digital Media I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Video
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1301 for Multimedia Program and IMED 1343 for Internet Development Technologies Program.
Course Description: Skill development in producing and editing video and sound for multimedia productions. Emphasis is placed on the capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1451. The student may register for either IMED 1351 or IMED 1451 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, MVC, RLC

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


IMED 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Cooperative Education-Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Web Design I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in web design and related graphic design issues including mark-up languages, web sites, and browsers. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Interactive Digital Media I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Digital Video
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1401.
Course Description: Skill development in producing and editing video and sound for multimedia productions. Emphasis on the capture, editing, and outputting of video using a desktop digital video workstation. This course is cross-listed as IMED 1351. The student may register for either IMED 1451 or IMED 1351 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Special Topics in Educational/Instructional Media Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multimedia Courseware Development II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: In-depth coverage of programming/scripting using an authoring system with emphasis on advanced development of courseware products. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2309 (3 Credit Hours) New course added May 9, 2015
Offered at BHC, NLC, RLC

Internet Commerce
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Portfolio Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation and enhancement of portfolio to meet professional standards, development of presentation skills, and improvement of job-seeking techniques. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Project Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of two semesters of multimedia coursework.
Course Description: Application of the planning and production processes for digital media projects. Emphasis on copyright and other legal issues, content design and production management. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Web Design II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, 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. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Digital Video
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1351.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of advanced digital video techniques for post-production. Emphasis on generation and integration of special effects, 2-D animation, and 3-D animation for film, video, CD-ROM, and the Internet. Exploration of new and emerging compression and video streaming technologies. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2345 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Interactive Digital Media II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1345.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of scripting languages to create interactive digital media applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC, RLC

Internet Server Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, and website. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Digital Media Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: Advanced topics in digital media programming including custom scripts for data tracking. Emphasis on developing digital media programs customized to the client''s needs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


IMED 2388 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Internship - Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Completion of the Level I Multimedia Certificate.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 2409 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Internet Commerce
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of the Internet as a marketing and sales tool with emphasis on developing a prototype for electronic commerce. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


IMED 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Project Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


IMED 2415 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Web Design II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: IMED 1316 or IMED 1416.
Course Description: A study of mark-up language advanced layout techniques for creating web pages. Emphasis on identifying the target audience and producing web sites according to accessibility standards, 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.)


IMED 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Internet Server Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Web server software installation, configuration, and maintenance. Includes scripting, website planning, testing, security, production, and marketing. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


INEW 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

ASP.NET Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Programming courses in Visual Basic.NET, Java, C#, or other languages that may apply or instructor approval.
Course Description: Server side web programming concepts to implement solutions for common web programming tasks. Includes Basic ASP.NET web controls, user management and authentication, state management, and development of database-driven web applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

ASP.NET Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Programming courses in Visual Basic.NET, Java, C#, or other languages that may apply or instructor approval.
Course Description: Server side web programming concepts to implement solutions for common web programming tasks. Includes Basic ASP.NET web controls, user management and authentication, state management, and development of database-driven web applications. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


INEW 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC, NLC

Web Animation and Interactivity
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: Previous programming experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: This course emphasizes developing modular interactive programs using the Object-Oriented Paradigm. Students will learn basic animation techniques, basic human-computer interaction concepts, and introductory interactive programming techniques. Scripting Languages may include ActionScript, Lingo, or other comparable language. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2318 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Programming Using Java Server Pages and Servlets
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2417 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Web application development using Java, HTML, Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSPs), and a web server. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2320 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, RLC

Web Analytics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Web programming experience.
Course Description: Web monitoring and analytical tools to improve and report site functionality. This course is cross-listed as INEW 2420. The student may register for either INEW 2320 or INEW 2420 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Intermediate Web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Web programming using industry-standard language and data stores. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2370 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Customer Service, Staff Support, and Problem Resolution
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course provides the student the opportunity to develop communications skills necessary to interact with clients in all phases of the software development lifecycle. Emphasis is placed upon developing problem-solving techniques and providing appropriate levels of customer service and problem resolution. Students will explore how to best plan for internal staff support and training and will master the complex interactions that occur during the software development release phase between a technology provider, its developers and staff, and the customer. (3 Lec.)


INEW 2371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Web Analytics
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course explores the use of Web monitoring and analysis tools to improve a site functionally, evaluate product and services, promotional campaigns and to effectively personalize site content. Primary course focus will be on process, methods and software tools utilized in this new and emerging field. (3 Lec.)


INEW 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Macros for Applications
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of macros used for applications. Topics include analysis of the need for macros in various applications, macro design considerations, and macro coding and implementation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2418 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Web Programming Using Java Server Pages and Servlets
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2417 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Web application development using Java, HTML, Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSPs), and a web server. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2420 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Web Analytics
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Web programming experience.
Course Description: Web monitoring and analytical tools to improve and report site functionality. This course is cross-listed as INEW 2320. The student may register for either INEW 2320 or INEW 2420 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Comprehensive Software Project: Planning and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A comprehensive application of skills learned in previous courses in a simulated workplace. Covers the development, testing, and documenting of a complete software and/or hardware solution. This course may be used as a capstone course for a certificate or degree. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Comprehensive Software Project: Coding, Testing, and Implementation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A comprehensive application of skills learned in previous semesters in a simulated workplace. Includes coding, testing, maintenance, and documentation of a complete software and/or hardware solution. This course may be used as a capstone course for a certificate or degree. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

Advanced Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Intermediate Web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Web programming using industry-standard language and data stores. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2436 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Program Maintenance and Conversion
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Intermediate programming skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: A comprehensive application of skills learned in prior computer programming classes. Demonstration of debugging skills, program augmentation, and translation of complex programs in a supervised laboratory environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

Advanced Java Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2417 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of advanced Java programming techniques such as servlets and advanced graphical functions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


INEW 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, MVC, RLC

Object Oriented Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of large system analysis and design concepts from the object-oriented perspective. Includes determining required objects and their interfaces. Also covers relationships between objects. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1171 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to Computers
This is a Local Need Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Business - Computer and Information Sciences
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX Operating System I
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

Project Management Software
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Linux Installation and Configuration
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Open-Source Software
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Shell Programming
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1358 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1354 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1356 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Solaris Shell Programming (SL)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Computers
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, and human resources. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Computer Control Language
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1411, AS/400 Operating System I for AS/400 certificate or degree or ITSC 1407, UNIX Operating System I for UNIX certificate or degree or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of system control language on mid-range/mainframe computers. Topics include command formats, file management, job scheduling, resource management, and utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to PC Operating Systems
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX Operating System I
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1409 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Integrated Software Applications I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

AS/400 Operating System I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Internet/Web Page Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in the use of Internet services and the fundamentals of web page design and web site development. This course may be repeated when topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1415 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Project Management Software
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Linux Installation and Configuration
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1417 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

PC Operating Systems - DOS
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.
Course Description: Introduction to the DOS operating system. Topics include installation and configuration, file management, memory and storage management, peripheral device control, and use of utilities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Intermediate PC Operating Systems
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.
Course Description: Custom operating system installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. Management of file systems, memory, and peripheral devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Personal Computer Hardware
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.
Course Description: Current personal computer hardware including assembly, upgrading, setup, configuration and troubleshooting. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1427 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Multi-User Operating Systems
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.
Course Description: Summary of multi-user operating systems including a contrast of single user and multi-user systems. Investigation of a variety of multi-user operating systems, similarities, and differences. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Fundamentals of Solaris Operating Environment (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking and operating essentials skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1442 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Shell Programming
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.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1458 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations II (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1454 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Operating Environment Systems Administrations I (SA)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1456 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1456 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Solaris Shell Programming (SL)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX System Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Cooperative Education - Computer and Information Sciences
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC

Special Topics in Computer and Information Sciences, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Personal Computer Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in problem solving with emphasis on group problem-solving techniques which simulate project teamwork in an organization. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Integrated Software Applications II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 2425 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Advanced Linux
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1416 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Provides instruction in Advance Open-source Linux operating system. Develops LDAP directory services to all your clients, support users, remotely, installing and configuring network services. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Integrated Software Applications III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1409 or instructor consent.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSC 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Application Software Problem Solving
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Utilization of appropriate application software to solve advanced problems and generate customized solutions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

UNIX Operating System II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1407 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Continued study of the UNIX operating system commands. Includes topics such as CGI and scripting languages. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSC 2439 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

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


ITSC 2442 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

AS/400 Operating System II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1411 or instructor consent.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Special Topics in Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Programming/Programmer, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Web Design Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior working knowledge and experience with personal computers or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing and publishing Web documents according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards. Emphasis on optimization of graphics and images and exploration of the tools available for creating and editing Web documents. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structure used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming including development, testing, implementation, and documentation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1303 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to MySQL
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to fundamentals of SQL and relational databases. Topics covered include database terminology and concepts; planning, defining, and designing a database; designing and generating tables; devising and processing queries; installing MySQL and troubleshooting syntax. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

PHP Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to PHP including design of web-based applications, arrays, strings, regular expressions, file input/output, e-mail and database interfaces, stream and network programming, debugging, and security. Emphasizes hands-on programming skills necessary to develop secure and reliable PHP based web applications. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to C++ Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming using C++. Emphasis on the fundamentals of object-oriented design with development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Beginning Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in web page programming including mark-up and scripting languages. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1329 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Programming Logic and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Problem-solving applying structured techniques and representation of algorithms using design tools. Includes an introduction to programming, testing, evaluation, and documentation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1330 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to C# Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: A study of C# syntax, including data types, control structures, functions, syntax, and semantics of the language, classes, class relationships, and exception handling. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to Visual Basic.Net Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: A study of Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) including data types, control structures, functions, syntax and semantics of the language, classes, class relationships, and exception handling. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Introduction to Oracle SQL
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: An introduction to the design and creation of relational databases using Oracle. Topics include storing, retrieving, updating, and displaying data using Structured Query Language (SQL). This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Database Theory and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the analysis and utilization of data requirements and organization into normalized tables. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1347 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Programming with Visual Basic.Net
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1332 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing and developing enterprise applications using Microsoft Visual Basic.Net in the Microsoft.Net Framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1350 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

System Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Any ITSE programming course or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to the planning, design, and construction of computer information systems using the systems development life cycle and other appropriate design tools. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 1450. The student may register for either ITSE 1350 or ITSE 1450 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1352 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

System Design Using Oracle Tools I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of Designer. Topics include modeling business functions and using Systems Modeler and Repository Object Navigator. This course is cross-listed as 1452. The student may register for either ITSE 1352 or ITSE 1452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Oracle Application Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Previous Oracle skills or instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction of knowledge and skills related to Oracle Application Server. Includes e-commerce solution, web related content management, business logic implementation, security, and object. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Extensible Markup Language (XML)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction of skills and practices related to Extensible Markup Language (XML). Includes Document Type Definition (DTD), well-formed and valid XML documents, XML schemes, and Extensible Style Language (XSL). (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSE 1358 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Oracle Topics: Portal
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Previous Oracle skills or instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction of interactive programming on the Web using Oracle's browser-based technology for information portals. Emphasizes knowledge and practice skills to master portal creation, database browsing, application development, component management and performance. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 1458. The student may register for either ITSE 1358 or ITSE 1458 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSE 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to Scripting Languages
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to scripting languages including basic data types, control structures, regular expressions, input/output, and textual analysis. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


ITSE 1371 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Principles of Open Source Software
This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: An introduction to the philosophy of open source and its relationship to open source software. The student will explore the history of open source as well as current open source advocacy issues. Current legal, ethical, and economic issues associated with open source software will be emphasized, and successful deployments of open source software in industry will be discussed. Students will analyze the advantages and disadvantages of open source licensing over traditional proprietary licensing schemes. (3 Lec.)


ITSE 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC

Special Topics in Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Web Design Tools
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior working knowledge and experience with personal computers or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing and publishing Web documents according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards. Emphasis on optimization of graphics and images and exploration of the tools available for creating and editing Web documents. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 1402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, NLC

Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structure used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming including development, testing, implementation, and documentation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1406 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

PHP Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to PHP including design of web-based applications, arrays, strings, regular expressions, file input/output, e-mail and database interfaces, stream and network programming, debugging, and security. Emphasizes hands-on programming skills necessary to develop secure and reliable PHP based web applications. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, NLC

Introduction to C++ Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming using C++. Emphasis on the fundamentals of object-oriented design with development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC

Beginning Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in web page programming including mark-up and scripting languages. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1414 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to RPG Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSC 1411 AS/400 Operating System I or instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming using RPG IV. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1418 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Introduction to COBOL Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming using COBOL. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1422 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Introduction to C Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to programming using C. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Programming Logic and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Problem-solving applying structured techniques and representation of algorithms using design tools. Includes an introduction to programming, testing, evaluation, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1430 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Introduction to C# Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: A study of C# syntax including data types, control structures, functions, syntax, and semantics of the language, classes, class relationships, and exception handling. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Introduction to Visual Basic Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming using Visual Basic. Emphasizes the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: A study of Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) including data types, control structures, functions, syntax and semantics of the language, classes, class relationships, and exception handling. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Distributed Application Design and Development Using Microsoft
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1431 or ITSE 1432 or ITSE 2434 or ITSE 2449 or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to creating enterprise-level applications and the use of appropriate design tools and technology with Microsoft® Visual Studio. Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1444 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Microsoft Visual Basic Development
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1440 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the creation of database applications using component object model (COM). Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Introduction to Oracle SQL
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structure used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: An introduction to the design and creation of relational databases using Oracle. Topics include storing, retrieving, updating, and displaying data using Structured Query Language (SQL). This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Programming with Visual Basic.Net
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1442 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing and developing enterprise applications using Microsoft Visual Basic.Net in the Microsoft.Net Framework. Includes reference types, class relationships, polymorphism, operators overloading, and creating and handling exceptions. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Programming Logic and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A disciplined approach to problem-solving with structured techniques and representation of algorithms using appropriate design tools. Discussion of methods for testing, evaluation, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1450 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

System Analysis and Design
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Any ITSE programming course or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to the planning, design, and construction of computer information systems using the systems development life cycle and other appropriate design tools. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 1350. The student may register for either ITSE 1350 or ITSE 1450 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 1452 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

System Design Using Oracle Tools I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1445 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of Designer. Topics include modeling business functions and using Systems Modeler and Repository Object Navigator. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 1352. The student may register for either ITSE 1352 or ITSE 1452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 1456 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Extensible Markup Language (XML)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web page generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction of skills and practices related to Extensible Markup Language (XML). Includes Document Type Definition (DTD), well-formed and valid XML documents, XML schemes, and Extensible Style Language (XSL). (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC

Special Topics in Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSE 2216 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Java Programming (Short Course)
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.
Course Description: Introduction to Java programming with object-orientation. Emphasis on the fundamental syntax and semantics of Java for applications and web applets. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2258 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Computer Programming (Short Course)
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1302 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Further applications of programming techniques. Topics include file access methods, data structures and modular programming, program testing and documentation. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Intermediate Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Techniques for Web development. Includes server-side and client-side scripting. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2303 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

MySQL Database Administration
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1303 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of database administration and functionality: develop and execute backup strategies; write secure stored procedures to update and access data; describe the MySQL architecture, general operational characteristics and resources utilized for running; utilize the MySQL Administrator Graphical User Interface to manage a MySQL server; configure MySQL server options at runtime; and activate and manage server logs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1332 or Object-Oriented Programming experience.
Course Description: Visual Basic.NET applications to access data from a database. Emphasizes Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and database programming with ADO.NET. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2404. The student may register for either ITSE 2304 or ITSE 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Windows Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming for windows. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, RLC

iOS Application Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Course explores developing applications for iOS devices. Will include Objective-C programming, use of the iOS SDK environment, and current programming issues in the iOS environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Web Authoring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in designing and developing web pages that incorporate text, graphics, and other supporting elements using current technologies and authoring tools. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2334 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1332 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Continuation of Visual Basic.NET programming using advanced features of the .NET Framework Class Library. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2434. The student may register for either ITSE 2334 or ITSE 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2338 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

C# Database Development with ADO.NET
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1330 or Object-Oriented Programming experience.
Course Description: C# applications to access data from a database. Emphasizes Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and database programming with ADO.NET. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2438. The student may register for either ITSE 2338 or ITSE 2438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2340 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Oracle Distributed Database and Client/Server Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2356 and prior networking course or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to Oracle to Oracle Client/Server connectivity and distributed databases. Topics include configuring, administering, tuning, troubleshooting Oracle SQL*Net and related tools in a secure client/server environment and implementing a network in conjunction with one or more Oracle or non-Oracle databases. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2440. The student may register for either ITSE 2340 or ITSE 2440 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Oracle Database Structure and Data Warehousing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2340 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A practical application course for modeling and designing an Oracle data warehouse using case studies. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2444. The student may register for either ITSE 2344 or ITSE 2444 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2346 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC, NLC

Oracle: Application I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2354 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of Forms in a Developer environment. Topics include the use of Object Navigator and Virtual Graphics System (VGS), Layout Editor and Menu options. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2446. The student may register for either ITSE 2346 or ITSE 2446 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2348 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC, NLC

Oracle: Applications II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2346 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle Forms: Application I. Includes creating multiple form applications, managing multiple transactions across modules, and enhancing applications with custom menus, and charts. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2448. The student may register for either ITSE 2348 or ITSE 2448 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2352 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

System Design Using Oracle Tools II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1352 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of System Design Using Oracle Tools I. Topics include creating a business information model, transforming the analysis model into design level definitions, refining the data and application design, and generating databases objects using Oracle Developer and WebServer. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2452. The student may register for either ITSE 2352 or ITSE 2452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Advanced C# Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1330 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Continuation of C# programming using advanced features of the .NET Framework Class Library. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2453. The student may register for either ITSE 2353 or ITSE 2453 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Advanced Oracle PL/SQL
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1345 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle SQL. Topics include hierarchical queries, set based queries, correlated subqueries, scripting, and scripting generation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Oracle Database Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Previous Oracle skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Fundamentals of the tasks and functions required of a database administrator using Oracle. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2358 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at NLC

Oracle Database Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2356 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle Database Administration I. Topics include recovery procedures, logical backups, standby database capabilities, and performance tuning of the Oracle Server. Common performance problems and the use of diagnostic tools to troubleshoot and optimize throughput will be discussed. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Advanced Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1302 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Advanced programming techniques including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Windows Programming Using C++
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming for Windows using C++. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Intermediate Web Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic web generation skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Techniques for Web development. Includes server-side and client-side scripting. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2404 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Visual Basic.NET Database Development with ADO.NET
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1432 or Object-Oriented Programming experience.
Course Description: Visual Basic.NET applications to access data from a database. Emphasizes Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and database programming with ADO.NET. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2304. The student may register for either ITSE 2304 or ITSE 2404 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2405 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Windows Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to computer programming for windows. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes language syntax, data and file structures, input/output devices, and files. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2409 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Database Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Database development using database programming techniques emphasizing database structures, modeling, and database access. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2410 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

iOS Application Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1429 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Course explores developing applications for iOS devices. Will include Objective-C programming, use of the iOS SDK environment, and current programming issues in the iOS environment. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Web Authoring
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in designing and developing web pages that incorporate text, graphics, and other supporting elements using current technologies and authoring tools. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2417 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC

Java Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of problem solving and logic structures used with computers obtained in ITSE 1429 or equivalent experiences approved by instructor consent.
Course Description: Introduction to object oriented Java programming including the fundamental syntax and semantics of Java for applications and web applets. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Object-Oriented Programming
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.
Course Description: Introduction to object-oriented programming. Emphasis on the fundamentals of structured design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation. Includes object-oriented programming techniques, classes, and objects. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2429 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Oracle Network Administration and Performance Tuning
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2358 or ITSE 2458 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Introduction to Oracle Client/Server connectivity and distributed databases including configuring, administering, tuning, troubleshooting Oracle SQL *Net and related tools. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC, NLC

Advanced C++ Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1407 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Further application of C++ programming techniques including file access, abstract data structures, class inheritance, and other advanced techniques. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at CVC

Implementing a Database on Microsoft SQL Server
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITMT 1403 or equivalent experience approved by instructor.
Course Description: Skills development in the implementation of a database solution using Microsoft® SQL Server client/server database management system. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Advanced Visual Basic.NET Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1432 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Continuation of Visual Basic.NET programming using advanced features of the .NET Framework Class Library. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2334. The student may register for either ITSE 2334 or ITSE 2434 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced RPG Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1414 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Further application of RPG programming techniques with ILE features, including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Assembly Language Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Any ITSE programming course or instructor consent.
Course Description: Comprehensive coverage of low-level computer operations and architecture. Includes design, development, testing, implementation, and documentation of programs; language syntax; data manipulation; input/output devices and operations; and file access. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2438 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

C# Database Development with ADO.NET
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1430 or Object-Oriented programming experience.
Course Description: C# applications to access data from a database. Emphasizes Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) and database programming with ADO.NET. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2338. The student may register for either ITSE 2338 or ITSE 2438 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2439 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Windows Programming Using C++
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2401 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Further applications of windows programming techniques using C++ including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2440 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Oracle Distributed Database and Client/Server Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2456 and prior networking course or instructor approval.
Course Description: An introduction to Oracle, to Oracle Client/Server connectivity and distributed databases. Topics include configuring, administering, tuning, troubleshooting Oracle SQL*Net and related tools in a secure client/server environment and implementing a network in conjunction with one or more Oracle or non-Oracle databases. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2340. The student may register for either ITSE 2440 or ITSE 2340 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Advanced Windows Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2405 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Continued applications of windows programming including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2444 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Oracle Database Structure and Data Warehousing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2440 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A practical application course for modeling and designing an Oracle data warehouse using case studies. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2344. The student may register for either ITSE 2344 or ITSE 2444 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Data Structures
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Any ITSE Introductory programming course or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design and analysis of data structures and their operations. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2446 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Oracle: Application I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2454 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skill development in the use of Forms in a Developer environment. Topics include the use of Object Navigator and Virtual Graphics System (VGS), Layout Editor and Menu options. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2346. The student may register for either ITSE 2346 or ITSE 2446 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Advanced Database Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2409 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Database development using complex database programming techniques emphasizing multiple interrelated files, menu design, security implementation, and multiple access. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2448 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Oracle: Applications II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2446 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle Forms: Application I. Includes creating multiple form applications, managing multiple transactions across modules, and enhancing applications with custom menus, and charts. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2348. The student may register for either ITSE 2348 or ITSE 2448 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Advanced Visual Basic Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1431 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Advanced Visual Basic programming including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2450 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Mastering Enterprise Development Using Microsoft® Visual Basic
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1431 or ITSE 2449 or instructor approval.
Course Description: In-depth development of client/server solutions using component object modeling (COM). Licensing/Certification Agency: Microsoft® Corporation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2451 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced COBOL Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1418 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Further applications of programming techniques using COBOL, including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2452 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

System Design Using Oracle Tools II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1452 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of System Design Using Oracle Tools I. Topics include creating a business information model, transforming the analysis model into design level definitions, refining the data and application design, and generating databases objects using Oracle Developer and WebServer. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2352. The student may register for either ITSE 2352 or ITSE 2452 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

Advanced C# Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1430 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Continuation of C# programming using advanced features of the .NET Framework Class Library. This course is cross-listed as ITSE 2353. The student may register for either ITSE 2353 or ITSE 2453 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2454 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Advanced Oracle PL/SQL
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1445 or instructor approval.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle SQL. Topics include hierarchical queries, set based queries, correlated subqueries, scripting, and scripting generation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSE 2455 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced C Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1422 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Further applications of programming techniques using C. Topics include file access methods, data structures, memory allocation, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2456 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Oracle Database Administration I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Previous Oracle skills or instructor approval.
Course Description: Fundamentals of the tasks and functions required of a database administrator using Oracle. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2457 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Advanced Object-Oriented Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2421 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Application of advanced object-oriented programming techniques such as abstract data structures, class inheritance, virtual functions, and exception handling. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2458 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at ECC

Oracle Database Administration II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 2456 or instructor consent.
Course Description: A continuation of Oracle Database Administration I. Topics include recovery procedures, logical backups, standby database capabilities, and performance tuning of the Oracle Server. Common performance problems and the use of diagnostic tools to troubleshoot and optimize throughput will be discussed. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSE 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

Advanced Computer Programming
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSE 1402 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Advanced programming techniques including file access methods, data structures, modular programming, program testing, and documentation. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSW 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1282 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Management Information Systems and Business Data Processing, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1283 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Management Information Systems and Business Data Processing, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at RLC

Introduction to Database
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1310 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software
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.
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. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


ITSW 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1382 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Management Information Systems and Business Data Processing, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1383 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Management Information Systems and Business Data Processing, General
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Word Processing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: 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.)


ITSW 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Spreadsheets
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: 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.)


ITSW 1407 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Database
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding skills recommended.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1410 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software
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.
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.)


ITSW 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Introduction to Data Entry
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Keyboarding by touch (15 to 20 wpm).
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Data Processing Technology/Technician
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Instructor approval prior to enrollment.
Course Description: 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.)


ITSW 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, CVC

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


ITSW 2431 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Advanced Word Processing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1401 or instructor consent.
Course Description: Continuation of the study of word processing including advanced applications in merging, macros, graphics, desktop publishing, and extensive formatting for technical documents. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSW 2434 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Spreadsheets
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: 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.)


ITSW 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Advanced Database
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITSW 1407 or instructor consent.
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.)



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.