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ARTC 1194 (1 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 1349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 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 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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.)


ARTV 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 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 2355 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at RLC

Character Rigging and Animation
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced work in 3-D animation. Emphasis on character modeling, rigging and animation. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ARTV 2401 (4 Credit Hours)
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)
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 El Centro 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 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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)
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)
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)
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.)


CPMT 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Electronic and Computer Skills
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the information for the assembly of a microcomputer system. Emphasis on the evolution of microprocessors and microprocessor bus structures. (3 Lec.)


CPMT 1403 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Computer Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A fundamental computer course that provides explanation of the procedures to utilize hardware and software. Emphasis on terminology, acronyms, and hands-on activities. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1404 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


CPMT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


CPMT 1443 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Architecture
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Computer characteristics and subsystem operations, timing, control circuits, and internal input/output controls. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


CPMT 1447 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


CPMT 1449 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


CPMT 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of PC technology, networking, and security, and also provides an introduction to advanced concepts. Hands-on labs and Virtual Laptop and Virtual Desktop learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of network and networking security concepts and allow students to experiment with network behavior. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CPMT 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, MVC

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


CPMT 2402 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


CPMT 2433 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


CPMT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Microcomputer Interfacing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: CETT 2435.
Course Description: An interfacing course exploring the concepts and terminology involved in interfacing the internal architecture of the microcomputer with commonly used external devices. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


CPMT 2445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


GRPH 1223 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


GRPH 1224 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


GRPH 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

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


GRPH 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


GRPH 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator
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.)


GRPH 1395 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Special Topics in Computer Typographer and Composition Equipment Operator
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.)


GRPH 1396 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Desktop Publishing Equipment Operator
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.)


GRPH 2309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

Digital Pre-Press
This is a WECM Course Number.
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.)


GRPH 2336 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


GRPH 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


GRPH 2382 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


IMED 1191 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, 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 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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, MVC, 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 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 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
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 El Centro 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 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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)
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 El Centro 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.)


ITNW 1192 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1274 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

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


ITNW 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


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

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1292 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Implementing and Supporting Client Operating Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Basic networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Skills development in the management of client as desktop operating systems. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1316 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


ITNW 1325 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1345 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Implementing Network Directory Services
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1354 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and administer Network Directory service. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1353 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


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

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


ITNW 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1392 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1408 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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


ITNW 1413 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Computer Virtualization
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1425 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Implement and support virtualization of clients in a networked computing environment. This course explores installation, configuration, and management of computer virtualization workstation and servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1416 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

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


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

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


ITNW 1437 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC

Introduction to the Internet
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introduction to the Internet with emphasis on using the World Wide Web to locate, transfer, and publish information. Survey of emerging technologies on the Internet. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 1445 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 1451 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

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


ITNW 1453 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1454 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 1458 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

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


ITNW 1480 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 1492 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Special Topics in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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.)


ITNW 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
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., 10 Ext.)


ITNW 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 2313 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Networking Hardware
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Maintain network hardware devices. Topics include network cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices such as routers, hubs, bridges, gateways, repeaters, and uninterruptible power supplies; and other networking hardware devices. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


ITNW 2321 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

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


ITNW 2332 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2350 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2354 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

Designing a Network Directory Infrastructure
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Design, implement, and support a network directory infrastructure in a multi-domain environment. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2412 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 2413 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

Networking Hardware
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Maintain network hardware devices. Topics include network cables, servers, and workstations; network connectivity devices such as routers, hubs, bridges, gateways, repeaters, and uninterruptible power supplies; and other networking hardware devices. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 2432 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2435 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, MVC

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


ITNW 2450 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC

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


ITNW 2452 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2454 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, ECC, MVC

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


ITNW 2456 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC, CVC, MVC

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


ITNW 2459 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Web Server Support and Maintenance
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Prior networking course, networking experience or instructor approval.
Course Description: Instruction in the installation, configuration, and implementation of web servers. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2471 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Server Virtualization: Optimize and Scale
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ITNW 1413 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure using commonly available virtualization software. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2472 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Virtual Datacenter Design
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2471 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing a virtual infrastructure which meets an organization’s constraints, requirements and business objectives concerning availability, scalability, manageability, and security (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITNW 2473 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, RLC

Desktop Virtualization
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ITNW 2472 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Installation and configuration of desktop virtualization components. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


ITSC 1171 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Introduction to Computers
This is a Local Need Course.
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)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

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)
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 El Centro 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)
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
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 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, 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 El Centro 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)
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 1415 (4 Credit Hours)
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)
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 1421 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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, EFC, 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 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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)
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.)

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ITSC 1491 (4 Credit Hours)
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 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
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)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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)
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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)
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.)


ITSW 1280 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro 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 El Centro 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 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 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 El Centro 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 El Centro 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 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.)


PHTC 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

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


PHTC 1351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Photojournalism I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Presentation of photographic techniques used by photojournalists in newspapers, magazines, trade publications, and digital media to include news, feature, sports, editorial portraits, and photo essays. Includes a study of layout design and the freelance market. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 1380 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Cooperative Education-Commercial Photography
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.)


PHTC 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

Architectural Photography
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the equipment, processes, and procedures necessary for the photography of building exteriors and interiors, dusk/night and night architectural landscapes, and construction progress. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 2342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

Fashion Photography
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in fashion photography in terms of trends and techniques included in studio and location work. Emphasizes model direction and lighting control. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


PHTC 2349 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC

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


PHTC 2351 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at BHC

Photojournalism II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of photojournalism. May include documentary, corporate, and annual report photography. (2 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.