Matched 48 Courses / 50 Classes

Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals (CIS102) 1 Credit

Examines behaviors necessary to develop and support an effective client service organization. Focuses on methods of increasing the effectiveness of help-desk professionals when responding to a range of customer conditions. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31119 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Reid
Open
11 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      Microsoft Word
      Hardware required: microphone or headset to record oral assignment.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Customer User Support (CIS102DA) 3 Credits

Examines skills, tools and strategies necessary for becoming a computer help-desk or end-user support professional.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40537 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Treguboff
Open
10 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Paint, or other similar drawing software program
      Additional Materials: Microphone or headset to record oral assignment

Survey of Computer Information Systems (CIS105) 3 Credits

Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: CS

SUN# CIS1120
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28828 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/26/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Reid
Open
1 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      MS Office 365
      Microsoft Windows 10
      Compatible Web Browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge)
      If you are on a Mac or Chromebook computer, you will not have access to all the desktop applications required for this course. If you do not have access to a Microsoft Windows computer, reach out to your instructor during the first week of class for guidance on how to complete your assignments.
      Microsoft Office 365 is offered to students at no additional cost, please see instructions under “Educational Software Discounts” in this Syllabus on how to login and download the latest version.
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28832 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • L. Clow
Open
9 of 15 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      MS Office 365
      Microsoft Windows 10
      Compatible Web Browser (Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge)
      If you are on a Mac or Chromebook computer, you will not have access to all the desktop applications required for this course. If you do not have access to a Microsoft Windows computer, reach out to your instructor during the first week of class for guidance on how to complete your assignments.
      Microsoft Office 365 is offered to students at no additional cost, please see instructions under “Educational Software Discounts” in this Syllabus on how to login and download the latest version.
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Microsoft Word: Word Processing (CIS113DE) 3 Credits

Using word processing software to create, name and manage files, edit text, format, apply themes and styles, create and modify tables, apply desktop publishing features, and print a variety of types of documents. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29028 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
TEAMTEMPE
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • V. Jones
Open
34 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Word 2019
      Windows 10
      Microsoft Office 2019 (Must include Word, Excel, and Access)
      Mac users will need access to the MS Windows operating system in order to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado computer lab or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp or similar software and switch to it when you need to complete your coursework. Please visit Apple.com for Mac technical support assistance, such as assistance with use of Boot Camp.

Excel Spreadsheet (CIS114DE) 3 Credits

Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28692 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
TEAMNORTH
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Planas
Open
9 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Excel 2019
      Excel can be found in any of the following suites:
      Office 365 University
      Office 365 Home Premium
      Office Professional 2019

Microsoft Access: Database Management (CIS117DM) 3 Credits

Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None. Note: Combines the contents of BPC/CIS117AM and BPC/CIS117BM and BPC/CIS117CM.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28695 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Treguboff
Open
16 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Access 2019
      Microsoft Access 2019
      Microsoft Word 2019
      Microsoft Excel 2019
      All programs can be found in any of the following suites: Office 365 University, Office 365 Home Premium, or Office Professional 2019.
      If you are on a Mac or Chromebook computer, you will not have access to all the desktop applications required for this course. If you do not have access to a Microsoft Windows computer, reach out to your instructor during the first week of class for guidance on how to complete your assignments.

Powerpoint: Level I (CIS118AB) 1 Credit

Use of PowerPoint software to produce professional-quality presentation visuals. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28685 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Fitzpatrick
Open
22 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      PowerPoint 2019
      Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
      Windows 10
      Microsoft Office 2019 (Must include PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
      All programs (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel) can be found in any of the following suites:
      Office 365 University
      Office 365 Home Premium
      Office Professional 2019

PowerPoint: Level II (CIS118BB) 1 Credit

Use of PowerPoint software to add movement and sound to desktop presentations to enhance audience attention. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS118AB.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28779 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Fitzpatrick
Open
25 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      PowerPoint 2019
      Microsoft Office 2019 (Must include PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
      All programs (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel) can be found in any of the following suites:
      Office 365 University:
      Office 365 Home Premium:
      Office Professional 2019

Desktop Presentation: PowerPoint (CIS118DB) 3 Credits

Use of PowerPoint to produce professional-quality presentation visuals with animation and sound. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42862 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/26/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • E. Mitchell
Open
9 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      PowerPoint 2019
      Microsoft Windows 10
      Microsoft Office 2019 (Must include PowerPoint, Word)
      All Office programs can be found in any of the following suites: Office 365 University, Office 365 Home Premium, Office Professional 2019.

Introduction to Adobe Premiere (CIS120DA) 3 Credits

Foundations of video import, export, and editing. Includes parts and function of a video camera, preproduction and production, incorporating photographs, titles, graphics, animation and audio, capturing, editing, rendering and outputting digital video. Prepares students for the Adobe Certifications related to Adobe Premiere. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40661 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Eisenhauer
Open
18 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2020
      NOTE: Adobe Premiere Pro CC is required for this course. Students will NOT be able to complete their coursework using other versions of Premiere such as Adobe Premiere Rush. You can get all required Adobe software for this course with the "All Apps" bundle package of Creative Cloud. You can purchase this at an educational discount via the Software Purchase Program link within your Syllabus.
      Additional Materials: Microphone or headset to record audio. Obtain the lesson data files from the textbook publisher.
      NOTE: In order to obtain the Lesson files, please refer to page 3 in the course textbook, as it provides step-by-step directions on how to accomplish this or see the instructions in the Course Introduction.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator (CIS120DB) 3 Credits

Provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28679 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Sabin
Open
17 of 25 Seats Available

Introduction to Adobe Animate (CIS120DC) 3 Credits

Focuses on entry-level skill expectations for digital animation using Adobe Animate. Covers basic animation techniques used in the creation, manipulation, and editing of animation graphics. Prepares students for the Adobe certifications related to Adobe Animate.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28652 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Thurber
Open
15 of 18 Seats Available

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (CIS120DF) 3 Credits

Focuses on entry-level skills and knowledge for digital imaging using Adobe Photoshop. Prepares students for the Adobe Certifications related to Photoshop.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28653 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Minick
Open
4 of 18 Seats Available

Windows Operating System: Level I (CIS121AE) 1 Credit

Specific topics include Windows basics, navigating and customizing the desktop, maintaining hardware and software, improving performance, configurations, securing your computer, taskbar, organizing, searching and managing folders and files, installing and uninstalling applications, Internet Explorer fine tuning, security, and searching, including advanced search techniques, keyboard shortcuts, and current topics. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28749 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Team Sun City LLC
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Zurcher
Open
36 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      Windows 10
      No textbook is required for this course. All reading material is linked within the lessons.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Note: Mac users will need access to the MS Windows operating system to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado computer lab, or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp or similar software and switch to it to complete your coursework. Visit Apple.com for Mac technical support assistance, such as help with Boot Camp.
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Mac Operating System (CIS121AI) 1 Credit

Specific topics include getting started with Mac OS; working with disks, folders, and files; installing and using applications; setting system preferences; printing, faxing, and scanning; getting and living online; using iLife; sharing a Mac with other users; creating a home network; and maintaining the Mac. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
32107 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Clark
Open
3 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      OS X Operating System
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Windows Operating System: Level II (CIS122AE) 1 Credit

Additional capabilities of the Windows program that configure devices and customize the presentation of the operating system. System tools, control panel utilities, the My Computer, Network Neighborhood, and Microsoft Exchange desktop icons. Other helpful utilities presented. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS121AE, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28689 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Team Sun City LLC
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Zurcher
Open
35 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      No textbook is required for this course. All reading material is linked within the lessons.
      Software Required
      Windows 10
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Educational Software Discounts
      Mac users will need access to the MS Windows operating system to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado lab, or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp or similar software and switch to it to complete your coursework. Visit Apple.com for Mac technical support assistance, such as help with Boot Camp.
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Project Management Software: Level I (CIS124AA) 1 Credit

Utilization of project management software packages by managers and advanced business students to solve critical management planning tasks. Evaluation of management opportunities utilizing software packages to monitor project progress and resource allocation. Includes "what-if" analyses, and preparation of management reports. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28722 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Haarer
Open
4 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Software Required
      Microsoft Project Professional 2019
      Microsoft Windows 10
      Note: MAC users will need access to the Microsoft Windows operating system in order to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado computer lab or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp, or similar software, and switch to it when you need to complete your coursework. Please visit Apple.com for MAC technical support assistance, such as the use of Boot Camp.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Project 2019
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Project Management Software: Level II (CIS124BA) 1 Credit

Advanced use of project management software. Covers features and functions to solve critical management planning tasks. Project communications, scheduling, resource allocation, tracking processes and importing and exporting data also covered. Project consolidation emphasized. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS124AA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28667 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Haarer
Open
7 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Eight (8) Week Class
      Project 2019
      Software Required
      Microsoft Project Professional 2019
      Microsoft Word and Excel 2019 or 365
      Microsoft Windows 10
      Note: MAC users will need access to the MS Windows operating system in order to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado computer lab or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp, or similar software, and switch to it when you need to complete your coursework. Please visit Apple.com for MAC technical support assistance, such as the use of Boot Camp.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Linux Operating System (CIS126DL) 3 Credits

Introduction to the Linux Operating system. Develop knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a Linux-based workstation including basic network functions. Learn basic command line and Graphical User Interface (GUI) desktop environment utilities and applications. Fundamental abilities to achieve the entry-level industry certification covered. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40744 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Pfister
Open
6 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Word or other word processing software.
      Screen Capture Software.
      Any browser such as Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
      Additional Materials: Students will be provided with access to a virtual Linux lab that will be used for class projects. Instructions for connecting to the lab will be provided in the lesson material.
      Required Training Materials: Access to in-person or virtual labs at Advanced Business Learning (ABL) which can be purchased directly from ABL. See Syllabus for more information. NOTE: Your Instructor will provide instructions on how to purchase access to the labs.

Internet/Web Development Level I (CIS133DA) 3 Credits

Overview of the Internet/World Wide Web (WWW) and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW resource discovery, information retrieval, and social media tools. Design and Development of multi-page websites using current Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standards. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28655 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Team Avondale
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. De Poy
Open
12 of 40 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Text editor (VS Code recommended)
      FTP client
      Modern Internet browser
      Microsoft Word
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      No textbook required, all content is provided within the lessons.

Content Management Systems: WordPress (CIS136) 3 Credits

Overview of WordPress Content Management System. Includes hands-on design and creation of web pages and blogs for the World Wide Web. Designed to cover best practices for web site/blog creation. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42425 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Stein
Open
16 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      WordPress: Students will learn how to access this required software during the course lessons. This software is "open-source," which means there is no cost to students. Students should NOT download the software on their own until instructed to do so in class.
      FTP Client Software (Cyberduck recommended, available for both PC and Mac, supported by Rio)
      Modern Web Browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox)
      Microsoft Word (you will be composing original textual content and will need a word-processing program to do so)
      Text Editor (Notepad, VS Code, etc.)
      Hardware Required for the Course: Microphone or headset to record audio.
      Additional Materials: All students must have a domain and web hosting account. Instructions on obtaining these will be provided during the course lessons. Do NOT set up your account until instructed to do so in the lessons.

Desktop Design and Publishing Using Adobe InDesign (CIS138DA) 3 Credits

Use of Adobe InDesign to compose and print textual and graphic materials of high quality. Includes word processing of copy, use of graphics programs, layout of design elements, printing alternatives, and file formats. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28700 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Kolker
Open
21 of 25 Seats Available

Survey of Multimedia Technology (CIS140) 2 Credits

Introduction to multimedia technology and its uses. Overview of the various hardware and software used in developing and delivering multimedia. Emphasis on how multimedia is used in education and training. Provides a basic understanding of the process used to define and develop multimedia applications. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28782 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Stein
Open
5 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Text Editing Software (e.g., WordPad, TextEdit, Microsoft Word), GIMP (available as a free download) and PowerPoint are required.

Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (CIS150AB) 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
42097 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • C. Santo
Open
4 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Word (or equivalent word processing program such as Google Docs)
      Draw.io - this is free flowcharting software that students can download and use for the course
      Additional Materials: Access to Online GDB. This is an online interactive development environment (IDE) that you will be using throughout the course. Instructions on setting up a free account will be provided in the lesson material.

Python Programming: Level I (CIS156) 3 Credits

Use of the Python programming language to solve problems using suitable examples from business or other disciplines. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40713 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Tang
Open
19 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Operating System: Windows 7 or later, MacOS, or Linux.
      Python (current version): Instructions on downloading this free software is provided in the course lesson material.

Visual Basic Programming I (CIS159) 3 Credits

Use of the Visual Basic programming language to solve problems using suitable examples from business or other disciplines. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28657 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Campos
Open
27 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 (you need to install the .NET desktop development component to complete Chapters 1 through 12, and you need to install the ASP.NET and web development component to complete Chapter 13).
      If using your own personal computer, a Pentium 4 processor, 1.6 GHz or higher, running Microsoft Windows 10.
      Data Files – can be downloaded at CengageBrain.com from MindTap
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

C#: Level I (CIS162AD) 3 Credits

Introduction to C# programming including general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28707 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Mullen
Open
6 of 13 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      C#
      Software Required
      Visual Studio 2015 Community or Ultimate Edition.
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Java Programming: Level I (CIS163AA) 3 Credits

Introduction to Java programming. Includes features needed to construct Java Applets, Java Applications, control structures, methods, arrays, character and string manipulation, graphics, and object-oriented programming. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: CS

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28658 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Gonzalez
Open
10 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Java Development Kit
      jGRASP software
      Note: jGRASP is a free program that's specifically designed for first-time Java programmers.

Introduction to IOS Application Development (CIS165) 3 Credits

Introduction to iOS device programming utilizing the XCode application, and the programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift, utilizing various iOS frameworks. Understand iOS hardware and feature basics. Go through the entire design process from concept to final product delivery. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++, or CIS156, or CIS159, or CIS162++, or CIS163AA, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31120 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • D. Clark
Open
3 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Xcode
      Additional Materials
      An Apple Intel Computer (MacBook, iMac, or Mac Mini) suitable for iOS Development is required. Review OS X High Sierra: System Requirements
      You will need to download 2 of Apple’s Books that will function as the textbooks for this course. Please see syllabus for details.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Introduction to Android Application Development (CIS165DA) 3 Credits

Beginning with an overview of Android features, this class explores the required software tools and programming techniques for developing Android device applications from creating the user interface, working with activities, intents and views, to using databases, providing data persistence, accessing device services, to debugging and publishing applications. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++, or CIS156, or CIS159, or CIS162++, or CIS163AA, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31583 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Gonzalez
Open
4 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Flex II
      Software Required
      Android Software Development KIT (SDK) with Android Studio
      System Requirements:
      •Refer to the following link for a list of system requirements for using Android Studio: Android Studio System Requirements
      Register at the Google Play online store, see syllabus for details.

C#/VB.NET: Windows 8 App Development (CIS165DB) 3 Credits

Building upon desktop application development with Visual Studio using VB.NET or C# languages, developing apps for Windows 8 utilizes Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) for interface design. Windows 8 utilizes UI design standards that are unique from previous versions. Develop apps for Windows 8 smartphones and tablets that utilize touch input methods, translate into different resolutions, states, and orientations, and can tap into mobile features such as location and acceleration sensors. Includes working with external data and packaging for Windows Store distribution. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS159 or CIS162AD or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31623 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/30/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • K. Mullen
Open
9 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Register as a Windows App Developer.
      See Lesson 1 for instructions on this process. Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education edition OS is required.
      Verify Windows 10 Emulator System Requirements.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Introduction to Javascript (CIS166AA) 3 Credits

Introduction to basic JavaScript programming concepts including syntax. Covers Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), programming logic and debugging, as well as forms manipulation and animation. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
40734 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Newnam
Open
14 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      A Modern Internet Browser--
      Windows: Chrome, Firefox, Edge
      Mac: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari
      A Code or Text Editor--
      All tutorials and feedback provided in this course will be based on VS Code, which you can obtain using the following links from the syllabus: Windows, Mac, other text editors, such as Notepad++, Sublime Text, Brackets, Atom, Vim, or Emacs, etc., are acceptable, however, it is up to you to learn and understand all the extensions and functions that come with it.
      NodeJS/NPM
      Node.js (or NodeJS) is an open-source, cross-platform, JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript outside of a browser.
      NPM is a package manager for the JavaScript programming language. You will be using NPM to import various needed libraries that will help you develop your projects.

Introduction to Networking (CIS190) 3 Credits

Overview of networks. Emphasis on the elements of a network, current issues and products, and use of a network. Includes terminology, hardware and software components, connectivity, resource monitoring and sharing, electronic mail and messaging, and security issues. Helps prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ examination.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28741 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • G. Jensen
Open
1 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Office 365
      TestOut Network Pro LabSim, which can be purchased directly from TestOut
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28659 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Tischer
Open
11 of 22 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Microsoft Office 365
      TestOut Network Pro LabSim, which can be purchased directly from TestOut

Advanced Microsoft Word: Word Processing (CIS213DE) 3 Credits

Using advanced word processing software features to perform tasks such as mail merge, collaboration, web pages, math functions, macros, photo enhancements, graphics, tables, forms and manage long documents. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS113DE or (CIS113AE and CIS113BE and CIS113CE), or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
29035 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Blaise
Open
4 of 5 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Word 2019
      Microsoft Office 2019 (Must include Word, Excel, and Access)
      All programs (Word, Excel, and Access) can be found in any of the following suites: Office 365 University, Office 365 Home Premium, Office Professional 2019
      Mac users will need access to the MS Windows operating system in order to complete this course. You can use a Rio Salado computer lab or you can install MS Windows as a second operating system on your machine using Boot Camp, or similar software, and switch to it when you need to complete your coursework. Visit Apple.com for Mac technical support assistance, such as the use of Boot Camp.

Advanced Excel Spreadsheet: Level II (CIS214DE) 3 Credits

Advanced Excel spreadsheet features including formatting techniques, macros and Visual Basic for applications. Templates, built-in functions and lists as well as analysis tools including Pivot Tables and Goal Seek covered. Import and export data, workgroup collaboration and Internet features of Excel emphasized. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114DE, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28669 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • T. Kurtz
Open
6 of 11 Seats Available

Advanced Microsoft Access: Database Management (CIS217AM) 3 Credits

Advanced database concepts including database design, primary and secondary key selection and relationships between tables. Queries, sub forms, macros, events, Visual Basic modules and Access Internet features also covered. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS117DM or CIS117CM.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28650 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • A. Strickland
Open
7 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Access 2019
      Microsoft Access 2019, Microsoft Word 2019, Microsoft Excel 2019
      All programs can be found in any of the following suites: Office 365 University, Office 265 Home Premium, or Office Professional 2019.
      If you are on a Mac or Chromebook computer, you will not have access to all the desktop applications required for this course. If you do not have access to a Microsoft Windows computer, reach out to your instructor during the first week of class for guidance on how to complete your assignments.

Adobe Photoshop Level II: Advanced Digital Imaging (CIS220DF) 3 Credits

Goes beyond the basic use of palettes, selections, layers, menus, and tool options, and focuses on using Photoshop software's advanced features to manipulate and correct digital and digitally produced images. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS120DF or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28800 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • B. Minick
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Photoshop Creative Cloud
      - Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 (or newer)
      - Adobe Bridge CC
      - Microsoft Word

      NOTE: You can obtain all required software for this course with the Creative Cloud "All Apps" bundle package. You can purchase this at an educational discount via the Software Purchase Program link within your Syllabus
      Additional Materials
      Lesson files from the textbook publisher.
      NOTE: The course textbook comes with an access code (located inside the back cover) that allows you to download free lesson data files from the publisher.

Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (CIS225AB) 3 Credits

Methodologies and notations for fundamental object-oriented analysis and design including use cases, objects, classes, stereotypes, and relationships. Object-oriented iterative process for system development. A continuous application development exercise for applying the analysis and design concepts. Prerequisites: Any programming language or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30558 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/16/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Parmeley
Open
29 of 30 Seats Available

Internet/Web Development Level II (CIS233DA) 3 Credits

Design and create pages on the World Wide Web with a variety of markup languages, programming languages, scripts, and multimedia. Hands-on experience authoring and preparing sophisticated web documents. Exploration of best practices/issues for web design and publishing and careers in web development and e-commerce. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28660 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • S. Stein
Open
5 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Textbook Savings Program
      Software Required
      A Web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
      Text editor (Adobe Brackets, Notepad, etc)
      FTP Client Software (see Appendix G of the textbook)

E-Commerce (CIS235) 3 Credits

Introduction to Electronic Commerce on the Internet. Designing an electronic storefront including web page content and development, e-commerce site marketing, advertisement, legal and security considerations, credit card and other debit transaction covered. Also includes current issues in e-commerce. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28661 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/16/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Miller
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      The following software titles are free and are available for both Mac and PC platforms: Modern Web Browser and Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
      You will also need the following: a graphics program of your choosing, such as Adobe Photoshop or GIMP, Microsoft Word (or a compatible word processor) an FTP (file transfer protocol) program of your choosing.
      Additional Materials: As part of your course, an account has been created on Rio Salado's ClassWeb Web server (link in syllabus). You will be required to upload your course assignments to your account, where your instructor will view and score them.

Management of Information Systems (CIS250) 3 Credits

The study of business information systems and its management, communication, e-business strategies, emerging technologies, database concepts, and project management. Overview of systems analysis and design. Learn about the competitive and strategic uses of information systems and how they are transforming organizations and their management. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28820 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • R. Woodruff
Open
6 of 15 Seats Available

Visual Basic Programming II (CIS259) 3 Credits

Use of the Visual Basic programming language to identify and solve advanced problems using suitable examples from business or other disciplines. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS159, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28662 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 11/23/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Campos
Open
30 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Visual Basic.NET
      Software Required
      Visual Studio 2017 (Community or Professional)
      Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2014 or 2016
      .NET Framework 3.5 to 4.62
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

C# Level II (CIS262AD) 3 Credits

Advanced C# programming with emphasis on data structures, dynamic memory allocation, object-oriented programming, user interfaces, and database processing. Overview of web applications, network programming, and reporting tools. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS162AD, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28684 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Bowden
Open
5 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      C#
      Software Required
      Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition
      Microsoft Windows Operating System
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
    • Additional Class Notes: Microsoft Windows Operating System Required

Java Programming: Level II (CIS263AA) 3 Credits

Intermediate Java programming. Includes features needed to construct object-oriented programming, multithreading, multimedia, files, streams and data structure. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS163AA or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28663 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Parmeley
Open
3 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Java Development Kit, jGRASP software
      Note: jGRASP is a free program that is specifically designed for first-time Java programmers!

Advanced iOS Application Development (CIS265) 3 Credits

Advanced iOS device programming utilizing the Swift/XCode application, and the programming languages Objective-C and/or Swift, utilizing various iOS frameworks. Understand iOS hardware and feature basics. Go through entire design process from concept to final product delivery. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS150++ and CIS165, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37847 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. DeLegge
Open
6 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      XCode
      You will need to download a book from Apple that will function as the textbook for this course. You can access this book for free through the Apple Books app. The Books desktop app comes installed on every MAC and is also available as a free download on Apple devices.

Essentials of Network and Information Security (CIS270) 3 Credits

Threats to security of information systems; responsibilities and basic tools for information security, including communication security, infrastructure security, organizational security and basic cryptography. Introduction to the language of network security and hardware, software and firmware components of an information security system for local, metropolitan, enterprise, and wide area networks. Helps prepare participants for the Comptia Security+ exam and the GIAC Security Essentials Certificate (GSEC). Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC270 or CIS190 or CNT140AB or MST150++ or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
31901 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Miller
Open
3 of 7 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Security Pro LabSim, which can be purchased directly from TestOut
      NOTE: Your instructor will provide a promotion code to purchase the lab simulation software at an educational discount from TestOut along with instructions on how to purchase it.

MySQL Database (CIS276DA) 3 Credits

A broad overview of the MySQL database. Includes Structured Query Language (SQL) instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install MySQL, model and create new databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures, and develop backup/restore strategies. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105, or CIS117DM, or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
30000 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • J. Yoon
Open
4 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Fourteen (14) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Required Textbook:
      Title: MySQL, 5th ed (e-book)
      Author: Paul DuBois
      ISBN: 978-0-13-303856-9
      Your course materials are available through the Pearson InformIT: http://www.informit.com/store/mysql-9780133038569
      Software Required
      Software Required: MySQL5.5 installation for Windows (includes Workbench) Additional Materials: WampServer: localhost using Apache, PHP, and MySQL on Windows.

Digital Design Portfolio (CIS288) 2 Credits

Procedures for compiling, evaluating, and selecting prior learning experiences and artifacts for a digital portfolio. Covers techniques for the design, production, and publishing of an online portfolio documenting prior learning. Includes techniques for presenting the digital portfolio for evaluation. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS133DA and a grade of C or better in (CIS120DB or CIS120DF or CIS138DA) or permission of Instructor.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
28848 Fall 2020 Rio Salado
Online Class
Online : You can start on any Monday between dates: 10/19/2020 - 12/07/2020 N/A N/A
  • M. Ballesteros Azar
Open
6 of 9 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Twelve (12) Week Class
      8-week class option available
      Software Required
      Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and/or Adobe Photoshop; Microsoft Word and a Text Editor are required.