Computer Information Technology (CIT)

CIT 010  3 Units  
Beginning Keyboarding and Word Processing  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This course covers the fundamentals of keyboarding including operation of a standard keyboard by touch. It includes instruction and practice in formatting a variety of personal and business documents, such as letters, reports, and tables. The use of speed and accuracy drills designed to develop a keyboarding speed of 30 words per minute for five minutes will be utilized. This is a combined Part I and Part II course students can complete in one semester.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 013  3 Units  
Intermediate Keyboarding  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 010

This course provides instruction in touch control of the computer keyboard, and is designed to develop a keyboarding speed of 45 net words per minute for five minutes. In addition, students receive instruction in the preparation of basic business documents using word processing software.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 021  4 Units  
Word Processing: Comprehensive Microsoft Word  

Lecture: 72 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 010 or CIT 100

This course focuses on the production of professional quality documents using Microsoft Word comprehensive features: creating office documents, set up tabs and margins, set text in columns or tables, apply graphic elements, perform mail merge, sorting, numbering, bullets, symbols, prepare multiple page documents, using headers and footers, quick parts, themes and styles, references, forms, table of content, indexing, macros, and preparing students for Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 026  3 Units  
Computer Graphics  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 101

This course is an introduction to graphic design using graphic software to create professional-looking documents.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 031  3 Units  
Business English  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

This course is a review of basic grammar, punctuation, capitalization, vocabulary, and spelling. Emphasis is placed on grammar and vocabulary building for effective business communications.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 045  3 Units  
Medical Insurance Billing and Coding  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 010 and CIT 144

This course covers ICD/CPT coding, insurance terminology, computerized billing, claims management, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 048  3 Units  
Medical Office Procedures  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 010 and CIT 144

The course covers law and ethics, data entry, appointment scheduling, and billing procedures using computer software to provide real life medical office scenarios.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 050  3 Units  
Medical Records and Health Information  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 010 and CIT 144

This course prepares students for entry-level positions in medical records. Topics covered include the unique aspects of file management including transfer, release, storage, retrieval, and destruction of records and files. Information includes the latest computer technologies, electronic medical records and electronic health records to access, manage and share protected health information. An introduction to electronic billing, coding, medical ethics, confidentiality, and the laws that govern privacy are also a part of this course.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 051  3 Units  
Introduction to Electronic Health Records  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 048

This course introduces the health information technology (HIT) utilized in electronic health records (EHR) systems and fiscal management. Students will obtain hands-on experience through integrated practice management software to obtain a comprehensive picture of health information technology. There is an emphasis on quality assurance, legal, and ethical practices of documenting the clinical and administrative tasks that take place for a total patient encounter.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 088  3 Units  
Introduction to Android Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This is an introductory course in Android security. The course covers why it is critical to build security into Android apps in all phases of the system design lifecycle. The course will also cover improved programming processes to promote safety, as well as how to provide countermeasures for the numerous threats to which Android application and its users are exposed using software and hardware tools available in the industry.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 089  3 Units  
Introduction to iOS Application Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This course focuses on the iOS (Internetwork Operating System) platform and application security. This course is for beginners interested in understanding the iOS Security. How to analyze applications on this platform using a variety of cutting-edge tools and techniques will be covered.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 090  3 Units  
Introduction to Web Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This introductory course in web security targets students and other computer professionals who have some networking and administrative skills in Windows-based networks. Students will become familiar with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix, or Linux. This course will help participants who want to further a career in Information Technology by acquiring an elementary knowledge of security topics. The course further helps students as they prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 091  3 Units  
Computer Network Fundamentals (Cisco Networking Academy)  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is the first course in the Cisco Academy Program sequence and introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. It uses the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 092  3 Units  
Basic Switching and Routing (Cisco Networking Academy)  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 091

This course is the second course in four-course sequence-preparing students to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification examination and prepares students to take the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician certification exam. This course teaches comprehensive networking concepts and skills from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lowe layers of the network.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 093  3 Units  
Advanced Routing and Switching Cisco (Cisco Networking Academy)  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 092

This course provides students with classroom and laboratory experience in configuring, managing, and troubleshooting routers and switches in large and complex IPv4 and IPv6 networks. In depth experience configuring, managing, and troubleshooting complex protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 094  3 Units  
Wide Area Network Technologies and Network Services (Cisco Networking Academy)  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 093

This is the fourth and final course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) sequence focuses on Wide Area Network (WAN) technologies. The network services required by converged applications in a complex network including the selection criteria for network devices and WAN technologies to meet user requirements. Includes datalink troubleshooting, IPSec and VPN operations as well as preparation strategies for the CCNA examination.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 098  1-4 Units  
Computer Information Technology Work Experience  

WRKEX: 300 contact hours

Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 099  3 Units  
Cisco Certified Network Associate Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 091 and CIT 092

This course prepares students for entry-level security specialist careers by developing in-depth understanding of network security principles and the tools and device configurations necessary to create and maintain a secure network. The course includes hands-on activities with networking equipment.

Associate Degree Applicable

CIT 100  3 Units  
Introduction to Personal Computers  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

A survey course for the use of software tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, presentation and database using Microsoft Office.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 101  3 Units  
Introduction to Computer Literacy  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 010 or CIT 031

This course is an introduction to fundamental Information Technology / Information Systems concepts and Information Security. The course includes practical exercises with spreadsheet, database, and Internet applications.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

C-ID: BUS 140/ITIS120

CIT 102  3 Units  
Advanced Computer Literacy  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 101

Advisory: READ 015 or eligibility for READ 100 as determined by the SBVC assessment process.

This course covers the complex fundamentals of hardware computer concepts and software applications. It provides the skills needed to create advanced word processing documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 110  4 Units  
Information and Communications Technology Essentials  

Lecture: 54 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This course provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT professionals. The fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional will be introduced. Preparation for CompTIA's A+ certification exam.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

C-ID: ITIS 110

CIT 114  3 Units  
Spreadsheets: Excel  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 100 or CIT 101

Production of workbooks using EXCEL, which integrates spreadsheet analysis, information management, and graphics. Includes the design and the use of worksheets; how to enter labels, numbers, formulas, and create graphs; how to format worksheets professionally; how to use Excel functions in different applications and understand the concept of data management in Excel; how to use the concept of what-if-analysis; how to consolidate data in a 3-D workbook and establish File Linking; and how to integrate Excel with the Web.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 116  3 Units  
Database Management: Access  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 100 or CIT 101

This is a comprehensive course in the development and maintenance of a database. It provides a working knowledge of designing a database that includes: setting field properties, storing, retrieving, printing, and indexing records, creating informational and technical queries, developing customized forms and reports, establishing different types of relationships, integrating Access with the Web, and creating a database switchboard. The course emphasis is on developing a practical ability to use a database in a Windows environment with full graphical user interface functionality.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 118  3 Units  
Microsoft PowerPoint  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 105

This course provides an introduction to a presentation graphics program for those who plan to make effective and compelling presentations. Instructions include developing and customizing presentations by using charts, clip art, pictures, presentation templates, WordArt, and information and graphics from Word, Excel, and Access.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 120  2 Units  
Internet  

Lecture: 18 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: CIT 105

This course provides the basics of the Internet using current technology browser software. The course includes the effective use of web search portals, online collaboration software, and implications of security, privacy and ethical usage.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 127  3 Units  
Introduction to Computer Forensics  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 160

This course will introduce basic tools, techniques, and procedures for collecting, capturing, and preserving digital evidence that can be admitted and used in computer forensics processes. Topics include securing and analyzing a computer system and network system, evaluating suspect data and files, and composing reports based on investigative findings.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 128  3 Units  
Introduction to Linux OS  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

This is an introductory course to the LINUX Operating System and basic Linux Operating System environment and commands. This course will cover file system navigation, Graphic User Interfaces (GUI) such as GNOME and KDE, file permissions, the Linux text editors, command shells, and basic network commands. This course is mapped to LINUX LPI Level 1 guidelines.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 140  3 Units  
Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: ENGL 015 and BUSAD 100 and CIT 101 and MATH 095 and CS 110 or CS 120

The course presents a systematic methodology for analyzing a business problem or opportunity, determining what role, if any, computer-based technologies can play in addressing the business need, articulating business requirements for the technology solution, specifying alternative approaches to acquiring the technology capabilities needed to address the business requirements, and specifying the requirements for the information systems solution in particular, in-house development, development from third-party providers, or purchased commercial-off-the-shelf packages.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

CIT 144  3 Units  
Medical Terminology  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Advisory: READ 015

The course includes the origin, usage, spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of terminology used to describe the structures of the human body, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. It is a course for students who are interested in pursuing health occupations such as medical office occupations, nursing, radiological technology, and respiratory care.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 155  3 Units  
Systems and Network Administration  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 110

This course will provide a student with the knowledge and skills required to build, maintain, troubleshoot and support server hardware and software technologies. The student will be able to identify environmental issues; understand and comply with disaster recovery and physical / software security procedures; become familiar with industry terminology and concepts; understand server roles / specializations and interaction within the overall computing environment.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

C-ID: ITIS 155

CIT 160  3 Units  
Introduction to Information Systems Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 232

An introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of Information Technology Security and Risk Management at the organizational level. It addresses hardware, software, processes, communications, applications, and policies and procedures with respect to organizational Cybersecurity and Risk Management.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 215  3 Units  
Database Management Systems  

Lecture: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 116

This course focuses on the concepts of relational databases including database management systems, database design fundamentals and Structured Query Language (SQL).

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 222  1-3 Units  
Independent Study in Computer Information Technology  

DIR: 54 contact hours

Assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics or directed study for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge of information technology on an independent study basis. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Enrollment limited to those who meet independent study criteria. Prior to registration, a contract must be prepared. See instructor for details.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

CIT 232  3 Units  
Computer Network Fundamentals  

Lecture: 36 contact hours
Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: CIT 101

This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP (Internet Protocol) addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for further study of computer networks. It uses the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, network, data link, and physical layers. It provides preparation for the CompTIA Network+ certification exam.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to CSU only

C-ID: ITIS 150

CIT 601  Noncredit  
Introduction to Basic Computer Skills  

Lecture: 8 contact hours
Lab: 16 contact hours

This course provides basic computer skills. Topics include basic knowledge of computer hardware, computer software, computer terminology, working with Windows, using the Internet, and creating basic business documents using Microsoft Word. This course is recommended for individuals who have little or no computer skills as well as those who wish to seek an entry-level position as an office clerk.
CIT 602  Noncredit  
Microsoft Word Fundamentals  

Lecture: 8 contact hours
Lab: 16 contact hours

This course provides a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word for office workers. Topics include basic document, paragraph, and document formatting, working with clip art, lists, columns and tables. This course is recommended for individuals who wish to seek an entry-level position as an office clerk.
CIT 603  Noncredit  
Microsoft Excel Fundamentals  

Lecture: 8 contact hours
Lab: 16 contact hours

This course provides a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel for office workers. Topics include creating and editing worksheets, formatting worksheets, printing worksheets, using simple tables and graphs, basic formulas and fundamental Excel functions. This course is recommended for individuals who wish to seek an entry-level position as an office clerk.
CIT 604  Noncredit  
Microsoft Powerpoint Fundamentals  

Lecture: 8 contact hours
Lab: 16 contact hours

This course provides a basic working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint for office workers. Topics include creating presentations, managing PowerPoint slides, slide text and graphics, and displaying a presentation. This course is recommended for individuals who wish to seek an entry-level position as an office clerk.
CIT 605  Noncredit  
Microsoft Outlook Fundamentals  

Lecture: 8 contact hours
Lab: 16 contact hours

This course provides a basic working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook for office workers. Topics include Outlook contacts, Outlook email, and Outlook calendar. This course is recommended for individuals who wish to seek an entry-level position as an office clerk.
CIT 606  Noncredit  
Computer Proficiency Lab  

Lab: 18 contact hours

This noncredit course provides students who need extra help or extra lab time to develop proficiency with computer technology with an on-campus resource.
CIT 621  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certificate Preparation: Hardware  

Lecture: 72 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares students for the Hardware portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 622  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certificate Preparation: Networking  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that allows students to prepare for the Networking portion of the CompTIA A+ Hardware exam.
CIT 623  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Mobile Devices  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares for the Mobile Devices portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 624  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Troubleshooting  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares for the Troubleshooting portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 625  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Windows Operating Systems  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares students for the Windows Operating System portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 626  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Other Operating Systems  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares students for the Other Operating Systems portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 627  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Security  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated cram course that prepares students for the Security portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 628  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Software Troubleshooting  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares students for the Security portion of the CompTIA A+ exam.
CIT 629  Noncredit  
CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation: Operational Procedures  

Lecture: 36 contact hours

This noncredit course is designed for individuals who have basic computer skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician and require certification. It is an accelerated course that prepares students for the Operational Procedures of the CompTIA A+ exam.