academics : Courses and Schedules
135 Personal Computing Technology and Applications (Class 1, Lab 3, or Class 2, 2 cr.) Not available for credit to Computer Technology majors.
This course provides an introduction to personal computer technology and problem solving. Topics include computer hardware, computer operations, operating systems and environments, and computer ethics. Students gain hand-on skills and experience with personal computer applications such as desktop and file management, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, electronic mail, personal information management, and Internet browsing, searching, and publishing.
145 Introduction to Information Systems (Class 2, Lab 2, or Class 3, 3 cr.) P: CPT 135 or CSCI A110. Not available for credit to Computer Technology majors.
An introduction to information systems, business computing, data processing, and information resource management in the modern organization. A survey of business applications, information system applications, data management, enterprise networking, information system development process, information technology, and the information technology industry. Emphasis is placed on relevance of information systems to all careers.
172 Introduction to Application Development (Class 2, Lab 2, or Class 3, 3 cr.) P: CSCI A110 or PC Literacy
This course introduces the development of information systems through the use of a database. Topics include business information systems, system and application development, database management systems, problem solving, logic, data types, and programming using database technology. Given a database design and application requirements, students design, construct, and test a personal computer information system.
175 Visual Programming (Class 2, Lab 2, or Class 3, 3 cr.) P: CPT 135 or CSCI A110 or PC Literacy, and MATH M125.
This course introduces event-driven application development and programming using a visual programming environment. Topics include problem solving and program design; control structures; objects and events; user interface construction; documentation, and program testing.
267 Introduction to C++ Language Programming (Class 2, Lab 2, or Class 3, 3 cr.) P: Any programming course.
This course is an introduction to C++ language programming for persons with prior programming experience. Course topics include data types, control flow, operators and expressions, and an introduction to class construction including other object-oriented concepts and constructs. Applications are designed for business, manufacturing, or technology, depending on audience.
Most academic programs require a working knowledge of algebra. OLS courses previously carried the SPV prefix. CGT department courses previously carried the TG (Technical Graphics) prefix Following each course number and title, the number of hours of credit given for each course is indicated in parentheses. These abbreviations are also used in the descriptions: Abbreviations:
"Recit." refers to a problem-solving, Recitation session. "P" refers to the course Prerequisite(s) (other courses that must be successfully completed prior to enrollment). "C" refers to the course Corequisite(s) (other courses which must be enrolled in during the same academic sessions). "R" refers to course Recommendation(s) prior to enrollment, but are not necessary for enrollment.
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Richmond, IN 47374
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