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CS Spring 2011 Schedule

Computer Science

Keyboarding skills of 25 words per minute or enrollment in OFTECH 1A or 9A are recommended for computer programming classes.

CS 3, Introduction to Computer Systems   3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

*No UC credit for CIS 1 or 4 if taken after CS 3.

This is a beginning course intended for students who plan to take additional computer programming or computer science courses. Emphasis in the course is divided between a broad survey of the field of computer information systems and the acquisition of computer skills necessary for more advanced classes. Such skills would involve use of the operating system, file management techniques, use of an editor, and an introduction to programming.

1601   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 203   Rogler H L

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1602   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 203   Rogler H L

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1603   11:15a-12:35p MW   BUS 203   Rogler H L

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1604   12:45p-2:05p TTh   BUS 203   Geddes Jr J K

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1605   2:15p-3:35p MW   BUS 203   Rogler H L

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1606   Arrange-6 Hours   ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1606 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1607   Arrange-6 Hours   ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1607 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1608   Arrange-8 Hours   ONLINE-E   Geddes Jr J K

Above section 1608 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 18 to Jun 10, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1609   Arrange-6 Hours   ONLINE-E   Hurley D P

Above section 1609 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4110   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 201   Marchand K A

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CS 8, Systems Analysis and Design    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Any computer programming course.

This advanced course requires students to be proficient in programming. Students with little programming experience are encouraged to take additional programming courses before enrolling in this course.

In this course students learn how to design a software system from data collection, analysis and design to final output including forms, flowcharts, and documentation. It covers the tools and techniques used in analysis, design, and project management, such as the preparation of systems specifications, detail system designs, Gantt charts, and data-flow diagrams. In this course students develop a complete system; however this course does not cover any programming concepts.

1610   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1610 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 18 to Jun 10, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 9A, Technology Project Management I    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3 or CIS 1.

This course covers the fundamentals of Project Management theory, implementation, and best practices. It is aimed at students who work mostly in the Technology sectors covering software and website development, and other areas of computer science or information systems. Students will learn the theory, as well as the use of Project Management software to plan, track and manage project resources. Topics covered include project life cycles, tasks, schedules, resources, and costs.

CS 9A is the same course as CIS 9A. Credit may be earned for one, not both.

4111   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 203   Kurtz K A

CS 9B, Technology Project Management II    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 9A or CIS 9A.

This course covers advanced topics of Project Management theory and practice. Students will learn how to manage projects with changing tasks and schedules, and to adjust their resources and budgets. Also covered are leadership and communication skills. Students will complement the theory with case studies and the use of Project Management software.

CS 9B is the same course as CIS 9B. Credit may be earned for one, not both.

1611   Arrange-4.5 Hours   ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1611 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 10, Discrete Structures   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 2 (Mathematical Concepts) • Prerequisite: Math 8.

This course is intended for computer science, engineering, and mathematics majors. Topics include proof techniques, cardinality of sets, partial orderings and equivalence relations, symbolic logic and valid arguments, permutations and combinations with repetition, and an introduction to graph theory.

Computer Science 10 is the same course as Math 10. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

1612   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 73   Edinger G C

CS 15, Visual Basic Programming    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3.

This introductory course covers basic programming constructs and techniques using VB.Net. Students will learn how to plan, create and debug code based on Object Oriented Programming design and analysis techniques. Topics covered include Data Types, Variables, Decision Statements, Loops, Arrays Input/Output, and basics of Object Oriented Programming using Classes and Objects.

VB .NET complier software is included in course material. This course helps students pass Microsoft Certification Exams.

1613   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 253   Darwiche J

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1614   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1614 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4112   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 201   Hurley D P

CS 19, Advanced Visual Basic Programming    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 15.

This course covers advanced programming techniques using Visual Basic .NET. Topics include Structures, Classes, Events, Inheritance, and Polymorphism, Overloading, Dynamic Binding, Multiple Document Interface, Windows API, Collections, and Exception Handling. Students also learn how to interface to Databases and build Web forms.

VB. NET compiler software is included in course material. This course helps students pass Microsoft Certification Exams.

1615   Arrange-4.5 Hours   ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1615 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 20A, Data Structures with C++    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 52.

This advanced programming course will use the C++ language to teach methods of representing and manipulating data within a computer. Topics include stacks, queues, trees, sorting, searching, modeling, and dynamically created storage spaces. Students will learn the problem solving skills necessary to write complex computer programs and to make important software design and maintainability decisions.

Software included in course material.

4113   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 203   Stahl H A

CS 37, Web Programming in VB .Net    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 15.

VB.Net is an object-oriented programming language that is part of the .Net Microsoft suite. This course covers web application development, including the use of ASP and VB .NET. Topics include ASP .NET, Web forms and controls, web data access, state management, web services, using AJAX and security measures implementation.

1616   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Darwiche J

Above section 1616 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 40, Operating Systems   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 17. • Advisory: CS 3 and one programming course.

This course provides a functional understanding of operating systems. Topics include memory and process management under multiprogramming, devices and file systems, and user interfaces. Foundation concepts reviewed at the outset include hardware architecture, CPU instruction sets and machine language, number systems, and data structures. UNIX is used to demonstrate concepts, commands, and programming languages.

4114   6:30p-9:35p F   BUS 259   Morgan D B

CS 42, Computer Architecture    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Math 20.

This course provides an introduction to fundamental operations and components that make computers possible. Topics include: number systems; Boolean algebra and logic gates (AND, OR, NOT, XOR, and NAND); simplification of Boolean functions; combination logic; sequential logic; design of the adder, subtractor, ROM, decoder, and multiplexer; register transfer logic; and processor logic, control logic, and microcomputer system design.

4115   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 207   Dehkhoda A

CS 50, C Programming   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3.

This course will include a review of the concepts of structured programming, error checking, sorting, searching, data types, advanced array handling methods, pointers, and data structures. Applications in business, mathematics, and science will be discussed.

1617   1:00p-4:05p Sat   BUS 207   Dehkhoda A

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4116   5:15p-6:35p TTh   BUS 207   Dehkhoda A

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4117   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 203   Dehkhoda A

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CS 52, C++ Programming    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 50.

This course is a continuation of C language programming using the C++ superset of C. C++ offers the following enhancements to C: operator and function overloading, information hiding, inheritance, and virtual functions. C++ will be used in the context of both traditional and object-oriented programming.

Software included in course material.

1618   Arrange-4.5 Hours   ONLINE   Stahl H A

Above section 1618 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to http://homepage.smc.edu/stahl_howard.

CS 55, Java Programming    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 19 or 50.

Java is a general-purpose language for writing platform-independent, robust, secure programs. This course is intended for students who have completed a course in C programming. Students will learn how to develop Java applications and applets. Topics covered include the Java programming language, object-oriented programming (OOP), the Java applications programming interface (API), and graphical user interfaces (GUI’s).

1619   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 201   Dehkhoda A

4118   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 207   Dehkhoda A

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CS 56 Advanced Java Programming    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: CS 55.

Java is a general-purpose language for writing platform-independent robust, secure programs. This course continues where CS 55 leaves off in developing mastery of the use of Java programming language and its extensive APIs. Topics covered include exceptions, multithreading, multimedia, Input/Output, Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), Servlets, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), and networking.

1620   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 207   Dehkhoda A

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CS 60, Database Concepts and Applications   3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3 and one programming course.

This course introduces modern database concepts while emphasizing the relational database model. Topics include design methodologies, normalization of tables to reduce redundancies, supertypes and subtypes to reduce nulls, data integrity, referential integrity, and using locks and other techniques for concurrency control in a multi-user database. Factors that should be balanced during the design of a database are described. To document databases, entity relationship diagrams, relational schemas, and data dictionaries are described. Principles are applied by performing exercises using MySQL or other database management system. SQL and other languages are used to create and fill tables, retrieve data, and manipulate it by stored programs.

4119   6:45p-9:50p M   BUS 250   Rogler H L

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CS 61, Microsoft SQL Server Database    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3.

Microsoft SQL Server is a popular midrange relational database management system (DBMS) that is used in client/server systems and as a personal DBMS. It can be accessed through the Internet. Topics covered in this course include installing the software, principles of relational databases; creating databases, tables, indexes, and views; inserting, deleting, and updating raw data; updating transactions; and querying the database. With the Transact-SQL extensions, topics include creating functions, procedures, and triggers stored in the database.

4120   6:45p-9:50p W   BUS 250   Rogler H L

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CS 65, Oracle Programming    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3 and one programming class.

This course is a practical, hands-on overview of the Oracle Database Management System to store, retrieve, and manipulate data. Oracle is a widely used database that runs on PC’s, minicomputers, and mainframes, and Oracle programmers and developers are very much in demand. Oracle’s SQL is used to create and alter tables with various constraints. Data is retrieved and manipulated by using SELECTS that can group data and retrieve data from several tables by joining them or by using set operations. Views are created. PL/SQL, with its variables, symbolic constants, IF statements, and loops is used to program stored functions, stored procedures, and triggers. Cursors and error handling (exceptions) are introduced.

4121   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 259   Rogler H L

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CS 70, Network Fundamentals and Architecture    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: One programming course.

This course offers a broad introduction to networking concepts and analyzes different network architectures. Introductory topics include network topologies, media and signaling, protocols, addressing, and distributed networks. The varied ways to connect computers are explored as are the resulting architectures. The course explores subnetting, both physical and virtual and internetworks are constructed in the lab. Server programs are introduced to demonstrate their signature socket-API structure. Specific real-world services such as the apache web server, BIND name server, NFS and Samba file system servers, DHCP address server, and others are discussed.

4122   6:45p-9:50p T   BUS 259   Morgan D B

CS 80, Internet Programming    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 3.

This course surveys the many technologies that are used to program multitiered, client/server, database-intensive, Web-based applications. Topics include: XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Extensible Markup Language (XML), RSS, Ajax, Rich Internet Applications, Web servers, databases, MySQL, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Active Server Pages (ASP), JavaServer Faces, and Web Services.

1621   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Geddes Jr J K

Above section 1621 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1622   Arrange-10 Hours   ONLINE-E   Geddes Jr J K

Above section 1622 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 18 to Jun 10, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 81, JavaScript and Dynamic HTML    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 80.

This introductory programming course teaches the fundamentals of computer programming with the JavaScript language, the standard for client-side Web programming. It offers a thorough treatment of programming concepts with programs that yield visible or audible results in Web pages and Web-based applications. It shows how to use Core and Client-Side JavaScript and the Document Object Model to build interactive, high-performance Web sites.

This course uses JavaScript which is open-source (free) software.

1623   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Geddes Jr J K

Above section 1623 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 85 PHP Programming    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: CS 81.

This course teaches how to design and write applications that extend Web servers. These applications process data submitted from Web forms and access back-end databases to dynamically generate Web pages. This course covers the PHP server-side technology. PHP, which stands for “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor” is a widely-used, Open Source, general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML.

This course uses PHP and MySQL which are open-source (free) software.

1624   Arrange-7 Hours   ONLINE-E   Geddes Jr J K

Above section 1624 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 07 to Jun 03, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

CS 88A, Independent Studies in Computer Science    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1625   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F

CS 88B, Independent Studies in Computer Science    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1626   Arrange-2 Hours    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F

CS 88C, Independent Studies in Computer Science    3 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1627   Arrange-3 Hours    BUS 220G   Bolandhemat F