CURRICULUM GUIDE

Computer Network/Communication
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0791  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

Computer networking and communication specialists plan, develop, and administer
network and communication systems.  They may develop applications to be deployed
and oversee the operation of the network.  They may provide software and hardware
support for the networking infrastructure including database development.  They
will work with Internet and World Wide Web connections including the development
of home pages and e-mail. 

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 46 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 102    Internet Literacy                                                3
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
CISB 203    Developing Pages for the Web                                     3
CISB 204    Commercial Internet Site Mgmt                                    3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 231    Advanced Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 233    Microsoft Network Server                                         3
ISCI 131    Integrated Science - Physical                                    4
MATH 119    Investigations with Math                                         3
OADM 275    Cultural Differences in Busn                                     3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 15-17 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these
requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for
each core area.)
            Communication Core Area                                          3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 1)                               0
            Science Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

CHOICE 2:   Writing                                                3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

CHOICE 3:   Web Programming                                        3-4 Credits
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
CISB 283    Intro to JAVA Programming                                        3

CHOICE 4:   Computer Specialty Area (See Note 3)                     6 Credits
CABS 110    Intro to Microsoft Office                                        3
CABS 210    Advanced Microsoft Office                                        3
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3
CISB 137    Introduction to Oracle: SQL                                      3
CISB 180    Intro to C/C++ Program for Bus                                   3
CISB 234    Linux/UNIX Operating System                                      3
CISB 235    Microcomputer Hardware Support                                   3
CISB 236    Microcomputer Software Support                                   3
CISB 247    Microcomputer Project                                            2
CISB 250    Database Concepts                                                3
CISB 260    Systems Analysis and Design                                      4
CISB 261    Systems Implementation                                           3
CISB 281    Visual C++ Programming                                           3
CISB 283    Intro to JAVA Programming                                        3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   61

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Students must complete one course from CHOICE 2 to fulfill the
      requirements for this Core area.
3.    Other CABS or CISB-prefix courses may be approved for CHOICE 4 by a
      Computer Information Systems Academic Program advisor.
4.    For graduation from this program, a student must have earned a minimum 2.0
      grade in each course with a CABS or CISB prefix.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course 
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
CABS 195          CISB 102          CISB 200          CISB 204
CISB 100          CISB 130          CISB 203          CISB 231
CISB 119          OADM 275          CISB 230          CISB 233
CISB 133          Lim.Ch.2          MATH 119          ISCI 131
Lim.Ch.4          Lim.Ch.4          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.3