Credit Course Schedules

Computer Science - Spring 2022

In Person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In Person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In Person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (Zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Cybersecurity — 3201
CSC 1520 – 3 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Students will be introduced to the basics of computer security, also known as cybersecurity. The course will also provide students with a basic understanding of computer hardware, software, and networks, so students can understand the types of security weaknesses and the defense strategies needed to minimize those vulnerabilities. Students will explore multiple case studies to understand techniques used by hackers and the weaknesses that allowed those attacks to be successful. This course introduces the topics covered by the CompTia Security+ Certification. Additional coursework will be needed prior to taking the CompTia Security+ exam. No requisites. Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer App Software I — 3202
CSC 1560 – 4 credits
Jean C. McGowan

Students use application software such as Microsoft Office to study word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software. The integration and practical application of these topics is stressed throughout the course. Students will spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Corequisite: any developmental MAT course or eligibility for any college-level MAT course. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer App Software I — 4024
CSC 1560 – 4 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students use application software such as Microsoft Office to study word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and presentation software. The integration and practical application of these topics is stressed throughout the course. Students will spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Corequisite: any developmental MAT course or eligibility for any college-level MAT course. J fall, spring; C fall, spring; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Programming Concepts/Appl — 3204
CSC 1570 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students will learn the components of the programming cycle including problem analysis, algorithm development, design implementation, debugging, and acceptable documentation standards. Students will implement their algorithms using an object-oriented programming language. Eligibility: College-level math. J fall, spring; C fall; Online fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer Hardware&Sys Software — 3205
CSC 1580 – 3 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Students will study the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of hardware and software components of a computer. Interior components covered include memory, disk drives, expansion cards, and power supplies. Other common I/O devices and peripherals such as printers and the mouse are studied. Major categories of system software, operating systems, and diagnostic utilities are covered. No requisites. J fall, spring; C spring; Online spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer Programming — 3206
CSC 1590 – 4 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students will learn algorithm development and object-oriented program design using an object-oriented language such as Java. Topics include control structures, program debugging, documentation, user-defined methods, parameter passing, graphical user interfaces, arrays, and user-defined classes. Students spend a substantial amount of out-of-class time working on computer projects. Prerequisite: CSC 1570. J spring; C spring; Online spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer App Software II — 3207
CSC 1760 – 3 credits
Dawn M. Wood-Sager

Students will further their study of topics from CSC 1560 using a software package such as Microsoft Office. Database topics include action queries, custom reports and forms, macros, and modules. Students spend a major portion of the semester developing an application using a relational database. Spreadsheet topics include macros, charts, and data analysis tools. Some advanced features of word processing such as directories and forms are included. Prerequisite: CSC 1560. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
CIT Capstone — 3208
CSC 2450 – 3 credits
Richard D. Bryson

Students investigate current topics in computer information technology. Regular class sessions center on investigation of these issues with students leading the discussion. Students will reflect on and discuss ethics as it pertains to the field of computing. Students prepare for entry into the workplace through professional writing assignments and discussions of workplace survival skills. Prerequisite: Student must be within one semester of graduation in the A.A.S. Information Technology or Computer Information Systems degree program or have permission of the instructor. Online spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Network Administration — 3950
CSC 2470 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

This course introduces the fundamentals of local area network administration. After a brief review of computer network hardware, students are introduced to and examine leading network operating systems. Students will gain familiarity and experience in the installation, configuration, and management of network operating systems through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSC 2510. J occasionally; C occasionally; Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Introduction to Networks — 3209
CSC 2510 – 3 credits
Sung J. Lee

Students will explore topics in computer networking including networking design and architecture, data transmission, standards, and protocols. Local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN) will be studied along with the technologies that support the Internet. Upon course completion, students will demonstrate knowledge of these topics and have the ability to work with these concepts. Students will have some hands-on experience in this course. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CSC 1570. J fall, spring; C spring; Online fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Database Management — 3210
CSC 2660 – 4 credits
Jeffrey R. Davis

Students will learn about database design methodology, exploring various data models, particularly the relational model. Topics include relational algebra, query languages, design techniques, security considerations, and database implementation. Students will use a database management system such as Oracle or MySQL. Prerequisite: CSC 1570 or CSC 1760. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD
Computer Organization — 3737
CSC 2670 – 4 credits
Frances G. Marsh

Upon course completion, students will demonstrate the ability to discuss the hierarchy of a computer system including digital-logic level, machine level, operating system level, and assembly level. Students will also be able to list major differences between various computer systems. Students work on projects that might include assembly language programming, internal organization of a typical PC, number systems, and digital logic. Prerequisite: CSC 1590 or equivalent programming experience. Master Course Syllabus

Jan 18 – May 13 TBD