​Computers

COMP 005 Computer Concepts 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
COMP 5 introduces students to: computer hardware and software systems, impact
of computers on society, ethical issues, application of computer technology
in many career fields. Students learn to use a microcomputer and applications
software packages-word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation
programs. This course is approved for Distance Education format. Advisory on
Recommended Preparation: Keyboarding speed of 20 cwpm.
 
COMP 006 Programming Fundamentals 3
Hours: 2.5 Lecture/Discussion
1.5 Lab
This course introduces students to problem analysis and programming techniques
for preparing computerized solutions using Visual Basic. Approved for Distance
Education format. Advisory on Recommended Preparation: COMP 005 or COMP
130 and BUS 270 or equivalent college course with “C” or better or equivalent
knowledge and/or skills as determined by departmental assessment.
 
COMP 008 Programming Concepts (Java) 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
2 Lab
Equivalent Course: COMP 108.
This is an advanced computer class designed to teach students how to plan and
program typical business problems utilizing a high-level, object-oriented Java
language.
 
COMP 009 Advanced Application Software 3
Hours: 2.5 Lecture/Discussion
1.5 Lab
Equivalent Course: COMP 109.
This course advances the Visual Basic .NET techniques learned in COMP 6 with
the inclusion of file handling techniques, interconnectivity to an RDB (such as MS
Access), and advanced software development using the management of visual
objects on microcomputers. Emphasis of the course is on structure and style,
using visual environments (windows and graphs), program planning, and logic
structures. Approved for Distance Education format. Advisory on Recommended
Preparation: COMP 006 or equivalent college course with “C” or better or
equivalent knowledge and/or skills as determined by departmental assessment.
 
COMP 130 Introduction to Personal Computers 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
This course is designed to teach students how to use a computer. Topics include
an introduction to computer concepts, Windows, word processing, spreadsheet,
and database applications. Transfer students should check with their counselors
to see whether COMP 130 or COMP 5 would be more appropriate for their
major. Advisory on Recommended Preparation: BUS 270 or equivalent college
course with “C” or better or equivalent knowledge and/or skills as determined
by departmental assessment and Keyboarding speed of 20 wpm.
 
COMP 133 Database Processing 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Database processing for microcomputers emphasizes relational data base theory
as well as design and implementation. Practical applications will include using
the database software to create tables, queries, forms and reports. Advisory
on Recommended Preparation: COMP 130 and keyboard speed of 20 cwpm or
equivalent college course with a grade of “C” or better.
 
COMP 135 Desktop Publishing for Business 4
Hours: 4 Lecture/Discussion
This is a basic course in desktop publishing where students will learn the essentials
of design, typography, graphics and text using Adobe Software to produce
materials for businesses.
 
COMP 136 Word Processing 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of word processing. Students
will produce business and personal documents using the appropriate formatting
techniques. The student will also learn to create charts and tables, merge
documents, format graphics and text boxes, and work with Web documents
and Desktop Publishing. Advisory on Recommended Preparation: ENGL 360 or
equivalent college course with “C” or better, or eligibility for ENGL 251 determined
by COS Placement Procedures; and computer experience and intermediate
keyboard skills.
 
COMP 138 Spreadsheet for Business 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
This course emphasizes the design, creation, and use of spreadsheets for business
applications. Students will learn beginning to advanced features of microcomputer
spreadsheets including creating and customizing graphs, and creating
and running computer slide shows with graphics. Advisory on Recommended
Preparation: Keyboard speed of 20 cwpm and microcomputer experience.
 
COMP 140 Computer Operating Systems 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
Computer Operating Systems is designed to provide a theoretical and practical
background to utilizing computer operating systems tools and accessories.
 
COMP 220 Essential Computer Concepts 2
Hours: 2 Lecture/Discussion
This beginning course is designed to give students a basic familiarity with the
personal computer. It is appropriate for anyone just starting to use a computer.
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: BUS 270 or equivalent college course
with “C” or better or equivalent knowledge and/or skills determined by departmental
assessment.
 
COMP 227 Presentation Software 1.5
Hours: 1.5 Lecture/Discussion
Students will learn how to prepare presentations in a business setting using
presentation software to create a computerized slide show as well as speaker
outlines/notes and audience handouts. This course is approved for Distance
Education format. Advisory on Recommended Approval: Computer experience
and keyboarding speed of 20 cwpm.
 
COMP 228 Introduction to World Wide Web 1
Hours: 1 Lecture/Discussion
This beginning course is designed to give the student a basic familiarity with the
World Wide Web. Topics include a brief history of the Internet and World Wide
Web, browsing the Web, searching for and locating appropriate Web pages,
downloading files, and sending and receiving electronic mail.
 
COMP 229 Web Page Design & Development 3
Hours: 3 Lecture/Discussion
This course emphasizes the design and creation of web pages. Students will
learn how to use a web publishing software program, such as Macromedia
Dreamweaver, to create professional-looking websites.
Advisory on Recommended Preparation: COMP 220, COMP 228, LIBR 102, or
experience with Windows and the Internet or equivalent college course with a
grade of “C” or better.
 
COMP 230 Java Script/XML 3
Hours: 2.5 Lecture/Discussion
1.5 Lab
This course teaches students to use JavaScript and advanced HTML techniques
to add functionality to web pages, including scrolling messages, animations
and dynamic images, data input forms, pop-up forms, pop-up windows, and
interactive quizzes. Approved for Distance Education format. Advisory on
Recommended Preparation: COMP 005 or COMP 130 and BUS 270 or equivalent
college course with “C” or better or equivalent knowledge and/or skills as
determined by departmental assessment.
 
COMP 395AD Computer Support .5
Hours: 1.5 Activity
This course provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with fellow
students and various instructors in the solving of computer application problems.
This course will reinforce computer skills learned in computer courses offered in
the Business Division. This course can be repeated three times.
 
COMP 400 Computer Supplemental Learning Assistance 0
Hours: 27 TO 108 Lab
This business/computer course is intended to strengthen students’ skills and
reinforce their mastery of concepts. This open entry/open exit class is linked
with ACCT 210, ACCT 282, BUS 112, BUS 184, BUS 268, BUS 360AC, BUS 361AC,
COMP 5, COMP 6, COMP 8, COMP 9, COMP 130, COMP 133, COMP 135, COMP
136, COMP 138, COMP 140, COMP 210, COMP 220, COMP 223, COMP 224, COMP
227, COMP 228, COMP 229, PARA 103, PARA 104, PARA 105, PARA 233, PARA 237.
Source: 2011-13 Catalog​
 
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