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Short-term Courses

» CIS 200, 230: Check out these short-term computer classes designed to fit your schedule.
» Enroll now in the Berkeley City College courses.

CIS 200, 230: Choose MS-Word, Excel, Access, or PowerPoint, and learn at your own pace!

Step in, step out of CIS 200 as you gain in-depth knowledge of Microsoft applications.

  • Just starting out with computer software applications? Have limited experience and need upgrade your skills? Enroll in CIS 200.
  • Feel comfortable learning at your own pace? Enroll in CIS 230.
  • Start out with CIS 200 (first 8 weeks) then build your skills with CIS 230 (second 8 weeks).

Berkeley City Collge CIS Short-term Courses for Spring 2015:

CIS 42A, 2 Units
Spreadsheet Applications I

1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab (GR or P/NP).
Recommended preparation: CIS 1 or 200. Formerly offered as CIS 235. Acceptable for credit: CSU.
Principles of electronic spreadsheets using features available with currently popular spreadsheet software: Worksheet creation and formatting; entering data, formulas, and functions; editing and printing; basic charting; basic database functions of sorting and querying.

Section B1L, Class #20860, Instr. Malkiat Sandhu
9:30-12:20pm, MW; BCC, Rm. 312
8-Week Class Begins on Wednesday, 1/21/15
and Ends on Wednesday, 3/11/15

CIS 42B, 2 Units
Spreadsheet Applications II
1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours lab (GR or P/NP).
Prerequisite: CIS 42A (may be taken during same term as CIS 42B during the first 8-week session). Formerly offered as CIS 236. Acceptable for credit: CSU.
Principles of electronic spreadsheets using features available with currently popular spreadsheet software: Financial functions, logical functions, forecasting trends, lookup tables, “pivot tables”, graphic design for financial statements, statistical operations (regression analysis), macro programming.

Section B1L, Class #20862, Instr. Juan Herrera
Lec: 9:30 am – 12:20 pm M; BCC, Rm. 312
Lab: 9:30 am – 12:20 pm, W; BCC, Rm 312
Late-Start 8-Week Class Begins on Wednesday, 3/18/15
and Ends on Wednesday, 5/13/15

CIS 105, 1 Unit
Mechanics of Web Page Design

1 hour lecture (GR).
Recommended preparation: CIS 237. Acceptable for credit: CSU.
Basic theory and practice of web page construction using HTML and authoring tools: Preparation of images for the web, interface design, and interactivity.

Section B1, Class #20819, Instr. Juan Herrera
Lec: 1-4:50 pm, S; BCC, Rm. 312
Late-Start Class Meets Four Saturdays Only:
4/25, 5/02, 5/09, & 5/16/15

CIS 200, 1.5 Units
Computer Concepts and Applications

1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab (GR or P/NP)
Introduction to computer concepts: Terminology, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation graphics, and the Internet.

Second Eight-Week Session:
Section B1L, Class #24165, Instr. Juan Herrera
Lec: 6 – 7:50 pm, W, BCC Rm 322
Lab: 8 – 8:50 pm, W, BCC Rm 322
Lab: 6 – 8:50 pm, M BCC Rm 312
Late Start 8-Week Class Meets: 3/16 – 5/11/15
Class Begins Monday, 3/16/15 and ends Monday, 5/11/15

CIS 230, .5 Unit
Laboratory Practice in Microcomputers

1.5 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP). Recommended preparation: CIS 200. Course study under this section may be repeated three times.
Designed to provide laboratory experience not covered under other course offerings: Prescribed laboratory activities or establishment of a specialized course of study under direction of instructor.

Second Eight-Week Session:
Section B1L, Class #24985, Instr. Staff
Wed. 6:00 – 8:50 pm; BCC, Rm. 312
8-Week Class Meets: 3/18 – 5/20/15
Class Begins Wednesday, 3/18/2015

CIS 231, 1 Unit
Advanced Laboratory Projects in Microcomputers

3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP).
Recommended preparation: CIS 210 or 212 or 220 or 235. Course study under this section may be repeated three times.
Designed to provide advanced laboratory experience not covered under other course offerings: Specialized projects using advanced applications/programs or multiple application programs under direction of instructor for students with prior user or programming experience.
Note: Must see instructor to enroll, or contact Department Chair. 

Second Eight-Week Session:
Section B1L, Class #24986, Instr. Staff
Wed. 6:00 – 8:50 pm; BCC, Rm. 312
8-Week Class Meets: 3/18 – 5/20/15
Class Begins Wednesday, 3/18/2015

CIS 237, 1 Unit
Introduction to Internet Basics

1 hour lecture (GR or P/NP).
Recommended preparation: CIS 200 or 241.
Introduction to Internet basics Connecting to the internet; exploring the World Wide Web; using email, search engines and directories, FTP/Newsgroups/Telnet; creating and publishing HTML pages; and ethical issues.

Section B1L, Class #20814, Instr. Staff
Lec: 1-4:50 pm, S; BCC, Rm. 312
Class Meets Four Saturdays:
3/21, 3/28, 4/11, & 4/18/15
Class Begins Saturday, 3/21/2015

CIS 246, 1.5 Unit
Introduction to PowerPoint
1 hour lecture (GR or P/NP).
Recommended preparation: CIS 1.
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint presentation graphics: Preparation for creating, saving, editing, and printing presentation materials; graphics techniques and overhead transparencies, color slides, outline notes, handouts, and on-screen graphics.

Section B1L, Class #20818, Instr. Staff
Lec: 1:00 – 1:50 pm, S; BCC, Rm. 312
Lab: 2:00 – 4:50 pm, S; BCC, Rm. 312
Class Meets Four Saturdays:
2/21, 2/28, 3/07, & 3/14/15
Class Begins Saturday, 2/21/2015

 

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