Based on your keyboarding skills you may be required to take a 1 credits Keyboarding class in order to meet the competencies of the program.
CSET 100 Academic Skill Development I 1-8 credits. A review of the mathematical skills of fractions, decimals, percents, proportions, and science. Study of oral and written communications.
CSET 101 Academic Skill Development II 1-8 credits. A continuation of Academic Skill Development I. An in-depth review of introductory algebra consisting of signed numbers, equations, polynomials, graphing and systems of equations. Also emphasized are communication skills, problem solving and prep for technical writing.
CSET 111 Business Math 3 credits. Study of the fundamental operations of numbers, fractions, decimals and percentages as applied in business. Includes such topics as bank reconciliations, simple interest, discounts, notes, and cost of installment purchases. Laboratory projects using the BASIC programming language will be used to augment selected topics.
CSET 117 COBOL Programming 4 credits. This course involves writing, executing, debugging, and documenting a series of COBOL programs that illustrate typical business applications. Structured programming techniques will be emphasized, as well as tape and disk applications.
CSET 118 COBOL Advanced Programming 4 credits. This is a continuation of COBOL. Concepts emphasized will be tables, sorts, advanced procedural commands, external subroutines and interactive programming.
CSET 135 Accounting 3 credits. Introduces the fundamentals of the double-entry accounting system. Topics include assets, liabilities, owners' equity, general journal, general ledger, balance sheet, income statement, register, petty cash, bank reconciliation, and payroll accounting.
CSET 137 RPG III 3 credits. Business application concepts are stressed using the RPG II language. Specific topics include sequential and random file processing, arrays and tables, multiple input and output file handling.
CSET 138 RPG III Advanced (AS/400) 3 credits. This is an advanced programming course utilizing skills acquired from RPG II. Stressing the new concepts and commands of RPG III and RPG 400. The hardware and software used in this course is an IBM AS/400.
CSET 142 PC Architecture 3 credits. Students will learn the history and design of the popular personal computer development by IBM. They will also learn PC clone technology. Memory organization, disk systems, adapter board technology, monitors, and peripherals will be studied.
CSET 181 Microcomputer Applications 3 credits. This course offers an introduction to microcomputer concepts with an end-user orientation. Students will be exposed to the major hardware components used in microcomputers today. The major productivity tools currently used in microcomputers will be covered. These tools will include word processing, spreadsheets, database management systems, and data communications software. An overview of management information systems and current uses of microcomputers in business will be covered along with current social issues and technological trends involved in the world of microcomputers.
CSET 183 Microcomputer Operating Systems 3 credits. This course will present the functions of current microcomputer operating systems and how to use these systems to manage the microcomputer. The various file systems used by microcomputers will be covered in sufficient detail to allow the student to maintain files on a variety of microcomputer systems. The student will learn how to install software packages and determine the most optimum systems to use for a given application. Student will learn how to present jobs for both foreground and background processing.
CSET 185 Microcomputer Database Management and 4th GL'S 3 credits. This course will present the theory and usage of current relational database system used on microcomputers. The student will design and use database system using current microcomputer packages to include a 4th GL. The advantages and disadvantages of database systems will be explored. The major features of current database systems will be covered in sufficient detail to allow the student to select the most appropriate system to use for the home or office.
CSET 187 Microcomputer Networking and Connectivity 3 credits. This course will cover the basic concepts and terminology used in local area networks using microcomputer technology. Students will be exposed to network operating systems and hardware. A prototype local area network will be designed to include network hardware and software. Problems associated with management of local area networks will be presented and solved. The student will be able to identify the best protocols to use, and the hardware and software necessary to implement a local area network.
CSET 189 Microcomputer Software Development Tools 3 credits. This course will cover a general introduction to computer programming using a problem oriented format. Problems will be presented and the student will be taught how to solve these problems using several programming techniques. Students will use several current high level microcomputer languages such as "C" and others to implement the solutions to these problems. The advantages and disadvantages of each language will be explored.
CSET 217 Visual Basic Programming 3 credits. This course will teach the fundamentals of Microsoft Visual Basic programming. Students will learn how to use Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) to link commercial applications to their programs. Dynamic Linking and Loading (DLL) concepts will be taught to allow linking of Windows library routines to applications to allow quicker development of Windows graphics programs.
CSET 219 C++ Programming 3 credits. This course will teach the fundamentals of the C++ programming language to include Object Oriented Programming (OOP). Concepts will include classes, friends, encapsulation, inheritance and polymorphism. A prerequisite for this course will be knowledge of another programming language.
CSET 240 Windows/NT Operating Systems 3 credits. Students will learn how to use the popular Microsoft Windows/NT operating system. Students will learn to run both DOS and Windows applications using Windows/NT.
CSET 241 OS/2 Operating System 3 credits. Students will learn how to use the popular IBM operating system OS/2. Students will learn to run both DOS and Windows applications using OS/2. The command language, file system, batch processing and other OS/2 techniques will be taught.
CSET 242 UNIX Operating System 3 credits. Students will learn to use the UNIX operating system. The UNIX file system and command language will be taught. Students will learn to use UNIX editors to create batch programs.
CSET 244 OS/400 Operating System 3 credits. Students will learn to use the AS/400. The AS/400 file system will be taught. Students will learn how to use Program Development Manager (PDM) and SEU to create data files and applications programs. The OS/400 command language (CL) will be used to create batch programs.
CSET 278 Interactive Programming I (CICS) 3 credits. Study of interactive programming theory and practice. Write and run programs using the available hardware and interactive programming software. CICS is taught here.
CSET 284 Fourth Generation Languages 3 credits. Programming in Nomad on the personal computers. The course includes design, development, and testing using Nomad. Evaluate the differences between procedural and nonprocedural languages.
CSET 286 DB/2 SQL Data Base Processing 3 credits. Study of the theory and practice of Data Bases. Topics include independence, security, integrity, consistency, data sharing, and redundancy control. Practical problems are presented and developed using a self contained query language.
CSET 287 Systems Analysis and Design 3 credits. The fundamentals of the systems life cycle. Job requests through the preliminary investigation. Analysis of the current system through design of the new system are covered.
CSET 288 Interactive Programming II (CICS) 3 credits. This course is designed as a continuation of CSET 278. The student programmers will design, code, debug, and test applications programs for on-line applications using CICS/VS. A simple high level programming interface is provided to allow application programs to request facilities such as task and terminal information, formatting of data to terminals, and interface to systems service programs. Emphasis will be placed on how to code, debug, and test CICS/VS applicator programs.
CSET 289 Systems Analysis and Design - Advanced 3 credits.
CSET 290 System Development and Implementation 3 credits. Continuation from Systems Analysis and Design. Program development, coding, and testing the system. Implementation, training, conversion, systems evaluation, and maintenance.
CSET 291 C Language Programming 3 credits. Theory and practice in assembler language programming. Base register, binary and packed decimal instructions, program loops, and indexing concepts. Business-related problems are solved using this language.
CSET 293 4th Generation Language Advanced 3 credits. This is a continuation of CSET 284, 4th Generation Languages. Students will use advanced features of Oracle to develop interactive data base applications.
CSET 295 Network Management 3 credits. This course will teach the fundamentals of managing a Novell Local Area Network (LAN). Topics will include netware basics, netware directory structures, drive mappings, security, menu utilities, file server utilities, printing, login scripts, creating user menus, network applications and system backup. A prerequisite for this course will be a knowledge about LAN architecture and basic PC connectivity.
CSET 298 Directed Studies 1-16 credits (variable). Work tailored to individual requirements under faculty guidance; permission of instructor required. CSET 299 Internship 1-16 credits (variable). On-the-job placement providing further work experiences for persons pursuing careers in data processing technology; permission of instructor required.
RELT 101 Applied Communications I 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied written communication skills: The mechanics of written composition, technical terms, spelling and definition, basic computer literacy and technical writing and reporting forms.
RELT 102 Applied Communications II 2 credits. The course expands on communication skills taught in RELT 101. New material taught in Applied Communications II includes writing business correspondence and technical reports.
RELT 103 Keyboarding 1 credit. The course enables the development of basic touch keyboarding skill in a minimum of time. Completion should prepare students to (a) input alphabetic, numeric, and symbol information quickly and accurately and (b) understand basic vocabulary and concepts used in keyboarding operations when entering and retrieving information.
RELT 201 Applied Communications III 2 credits. The course provides students with instruction in applied oral communication skills. Business speaking and effective oral communications will be taught.
RELT 202 Applied Business Economics 2 credits. The course provides students with an overview of economic principles related to technical courses of study.
RELT 206 Occupational Job Search 2 credits. The course provides students with knowledge and abilities in the areas of employment process skills. Job acquisition and maintenance skills and job market analysis are the core of this course.
RELT 207 Occupational/Human Relations 2 credits. The course provides a study of human behavior in an occupational environment with emphasis on communications, motivation, leadership and personal attitude.