Computer Information Systems

CIS 115

Introduction to Computer Based Systems (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

In today's world of rapid technological advances, the prevalence of computers in the home and the office increases the demand for computer literacy and competency. The intent of this course is to help you become competent and comfortable in using computers to achieve professionalism in your chosen field of endeavor, as well as in your personal life using your digital devices. A variety of topics will be addressed, such as computer hardware and software, the internet and Web resources, networking and security, databases and information systems and mobile computing.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


  • Computer and keyboarding experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the major components of a computer and their function.
  • Differentiate between the various web resources used for communication, collaboration, commerce and entertainment.
  • Use the Internet and web resources to complete a task.
  • Explore application software used for productivity and business.
  • Explore system software used for operating systems, utility programs, and file management.
  • Evaluate your computer system to determine your hardware needs.
  • Explain the management of digital data and devices.
  • Differentiate between the types of databases.
  • Explore computer networking and security.
  • Explain how the internet works.
  • Apply ethics to technology related scenarios.
  • Examine how technology is used in society and in careers.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/24/2017

 115142435Intro Computer Based Systems Online3McPherson D$12.0029/31/0Open

Fall; 2017; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/19/2017

 115142427Intro Computer Based Systems Online3McPherson D$12.0030/31/0Open
 115142832Intro Computer Based Systems 3Armes-Thomas D$52.0020/24/0Open
M W 11:00AM-12:40PMAS610

Fall; 2017; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/28/2017

 115142324Intro Computer Based Systems Online3McPherson D$12.0011/31/0Open
 115142802Intro Computer Based Systems 3Lee C$52.0016/24/0Open
T R 09:30AM-10:50AMAS900
 115142803Intro Computer Based Systems 3Enteshary A$52.0021/24/0Open
M W 10:00AM-11:20AMAS900
 115142807Intro Computer Based Systems 3Pearlman A$52.0017/24/0Open
T R 11:00AM-12:20PMAS900
 115142813Intro Computer Based Systems 3Enteshary A$52.0019/24/0Open
W 01:00PM-03:52PMAS900
 115142850Intro Computer Based Systems 3Enteshary A$52.0019/24/0Open
M 06:00PM-08:52PMAS900
 115142912Intro Computer Based Systems Online3McPherson D$12.0028/31/0Open

Spring; 2017; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/08/2017

 115122324Intro Computer Based Systems Online3Schlick W$12.004/31/0Open
 115122800Intro Computer Based Systems 3Lee C$52.006/24/0Open
T R 02:00PM-05:10PMAS900
 115122853Intro Computer Based Systems 3Towner M$52.0017/24/0Open
M W 06:00PM-09:10PMAS900

Summer; 2017; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/03/2017

 115132324Intro Computer Based Systems Online3Towner M$12.0019/31/0Open

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