Las Positas College | Summer-Fall 2022 Class Schedule

50 FALL 2022 925.424.1000 | [email protected] FALL 2022 - COURSE LISTINGS Please refer to the onl ine schedule on CLASS-Web to access course section detai ls and the course record numbers (CRNs) for registration. COMPUTER NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY CNT 43 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS 3.0 Units This course applies the principles of ethical and effective communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes critical thinking, and analysis, planning, organizing, composing, and revising business to create and deliver professional-level oral presentations in-person and virtually. Additional focus will be placed on developing interpersonal skills, team participation skills, and technical report writing skills. Students who have completed or are enrolled in CIS 43 or CS 43 may not receive credit. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A or ENG 1AEX with aminimumgrade of C CNT 51 COMPTIAS A+ CERT. COMP. TECH 4.0 Units This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the industry demand for entry-level PC Technicians. This course covers PC hardware, software, security, networking, laptops, printers, operational procedures, operating systems, security, troubleshooting, and mobile devices. The students will study the topics needed to become certified PC technicians. Preparation for the CompTIA A+ certification, which verifies knowledge equivalent to that of an entry-level ICT (Information and Communications Technology) technician with about 12 months of hands-on experience. The responsibilities of an ICT professional will be introduced. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50 with a minimum grade of C CNT 52 NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS 3.0 Units This course provides an introduction to computer networking fundamentals skills needed to meet the industry demand for entry-level Network Technicians. Topics include: Ethernet network fundamentals, Local Area Networks (LANs), and Wide Area Networks (WAN) technologies, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, wiring implementations, network adapters and connectivity devices, IPv4/IPv6 addressing, Voice over IP (VoIP), and wireless standards. Tools to help prevent cyber-attacks with IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems), authentication, and encryption are demonstrated. Student labs include: configuration of a SOHO (Small Office/Home Office), a firewall, a virtual private network (VPN), a switch, and a router and documenting a networking using professional drawing software. The responsibilities of an ICT (Information and Communications Technology) professional will CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. This professional certification verifies the student has the knowledge equivalent to that of an ICT technician with about 12 months of hands-on experience. Students who have completed or are enrolled in CIS 66 may not receive credit. Strongly Recommended: CIS 50 with a minimum grade of C CNT 55 MCSA-I WINDOWS SERVER 3.0 Units This course prepares students for the Microsoft’s Examination: Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server, which is the first of three exams a student must pass to obtain a MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate) Certification. By passing this exam, one become a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and gains access to MCP network or computer systems administrator or as a computer network CIS 79 MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES 3.0 Units Medical office principles and procedures to include telecommunications, scheduling appointments, office equipment, medical documents and word processing, managing medical records, banking, payroll, expense reports, petty cash, billing, recordkeeping, postal services, health insurance, coding, and utilizing the Internet for online financial services and resources. The importance of medical ethics in application of professional office behavior. Overview of medical law and careers in medical office environment. Strongly Recommended: CIS 8 and CIS 88A with a minimum grade of C CIS 81B DATABASE ESSENTIALS IN CLOUD 3.0 Units This course addresses cloud database management which supports a number of different approaches for storing data. In the course, students define, operate and scale both SQL and noSQL data storage solutions. This course considers factors that should be balanced during the design of a storage solution. Principles are SQL to create and fill tables, retrieve and manipulate data. Object-based APIs are used to serialize objects to Amazon DynamoDB for noSQL solutions. Topics include automated backups, transaction logs, restoration and retention. Strongly Recommended: CIS 81A with a minimum grade of C CIS 81C COMPUTE ENGINES FOR CLOUD 3.0 Units In this course, students explore how cloud computing systems are built using a common set of core technologies, algorithms, and design principles centered around distributed systems. Students will use current cloud platforms such as AWS, AZURE to provision, load-balance and scale their applications. The course discusses, from a developer perspective, the most important reasons for using cloud computing and examines the underlying design principles of scalable cloud applications. Strongly Recommended: CIS 81A with a minimum grade of C CIS 88A INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD 1.5 Units Develop the skills needed in the workplace to produce common business documents, such as letters, resumes, flyers, and reports. Topics include document creation and editing; use of Microsoft Word features to apply character and paragraph formatting; creating and formatting tables, enhancing visual appeal by incorporating graphics elements, using the mail merge feature, and printing documents. Strongly Recommended: CIS 71A CIS 88B ADV MICROSOFT WORD 1.5 Units Advanced word processing techniques used to produce complex business documents. Includes topics such as format multiple page reports, create tables of contents and indexes, insert footnotes/endnotes, using Word’s collaboration features to share documents, create macros to automate tasks, and integrate data from Excel and other programs. Strongly Recommended: CIS 88A CIS 89A DESKTOP PRESENTATION 1.0 Units Desktop presentation design techniques and enhancements. Application using current desktop presentation software. Hands-on experience creating, editing, saving, printing slide shows, incorporating graphics, charts, tables, SmartArt, sounds, and video, enhancing presentations using transitions and animations.

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