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Course Descriptions

CIS 113 INTERNET PROGRAMMING WITH RUBY

Units (Grade Option) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Comprehensive course in Ruby Programming language. Emphasis is placed on object-oriented programming. Topics include: variables, arrays, hashes, regular expressions, I/O, exceptions, modules and network programming. Application areas include CGI, graphical user interfaces and internet programming. Experience programming in C, C++, Java, Python or Perl is recommended. Transfer: CSU.

CIS 118 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (C-ID COMP 112)

Units (Grade Option) 4; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/48-54 lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None;

Description: Introduction to computer hardware and the programming commands to control them. Topics Include: hardware, operating systems and the Software Development Life Cycle which includes design, development, documentation, the importance of review, principles of testing and maintenance; Algorithm development, Procedural and Structure programming; data types, variables, expressions, selection and repetition structures, functions passing by value and reference, recursion, all about arrays, file I/O, and error handling, and classes. This course gives students basic computer science concepts and skills. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 242 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE (C-ID COMP 142)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Covers the basics of Integrated Circuit technology, digital logic gates and circuit design, computer organization and ISA standard computer architecture, microcode, number systems and data representation, machine languages, Assembly languages and programming, Operating Systems, high level languages and programming, and the Application Abstraction Levels. CIS 118 is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 250 INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING: C++ (C-ID COMP 122)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None;

Description: Introduction to programming and software engineering for computer science majors and computer professionals. A systematic approach to the design, implementation, and management of robust C++ computer programs. Course emphasizes topics such as Object Oriented programming design, templates, big O, trees, programming documentation, testing and debugging techniques. This course conforms to the ACM CS1 standards. CIS 118, and MATH 120 or 123 (offered at CSM or Skyline) are recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 252 INTRODUCTION TO DATA STRUCTURES - C++ (C-ID COMP 132)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None;

Description: Design and implementation of larger projects using object-oriented software engineering principles with emphasis on definition and use of data structures including: arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, hash tables, dictionaries, sets and graphs. Standard methods are used for sorting, searching and analyzing the relative efficiency of algorithms (Big-O notation). This course conforms to the ACM CS2 standards. CIS 250 is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 262 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE (C-ID COMP 152)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Prerequisite(s): CIS 250 and MATH 120 or 123 (offered at CSM or Skyline) with a grade of C or better, or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate;

Description: Covers topics in discrete mathematics with emphasis on computer science applications. Includes algorithms, Master’s theorem, base and number representation, logic, sets and category theory, relations, functions, induction, recursion, Boolean algebra and digital circuits, combinatorics, Pascal's Identity, permutations and combinations, counting, probability, Bayes' Theorem, Statistics, algebraic structures, Binomial theorem, directed and undirected graphs, elementary number theory, discrete probability, proof techniques, induction, pigeonhole principle, sequences, Fibonacci numbers and computational complexity. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 284 INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING - JAVA (C-ID COMP 122)

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None;

Description: Introduction to programming and software engineering for computer science majors and computer professionals. A systematic approach to the design, implementation, and management of robust Java computer programs. Course emphasizes Object Oriented programming design, programming documentation, testing and debugging techniques. This course conforms to the ACM CS1 standards. CIS 118 is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 286 INTRODUCTION TO DATA STRUCTURES - JAVA

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): CIS 284 or equivalent experience programming in JAVA.

Description: Design and implementation of larger projects using object-oriented software engineering principles with emphasis on definition and use of data structures including: arrays, stacks, queues, linked lists, trees, hash tables, dictionaries, sets and graphs using JAVA. Standard methods are used for sorting, searching and analyzing the relative efficiency of algorithms (Big-O notation). This course conforms to the ACM CS2 standards. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 294 INTRODUCTION TO OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRAMMING: SWIFT

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to programming and software engineering for computer science majors and computer professionals. A systematic approach to the design, implementation, and management of robust Swift computer programs. Course emphasizes Object Oriented programming design, programming documentation, testing and debugging techniques. This course conforms to the ACM CS1 standards. CIS 118 is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 321 iOS PROGRAMMING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduction to programming the iPhone or iPad. Review of (or introduction to) programming concepts, variables, assignments, selection, repetition, functions, object-oriented classes with their outlets and actions, Swift syntax, CocoaTouch environment, XCode IDE and the iPhone SDK to write original GUI programs for the iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Previous experience in object-oriented programming is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CIS 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

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