Courses Offered Online
Oakton offers a variety of online courses (see list below); however, the College does not offer all courses every semester. For the current semester's courses, go to the class schedule. The class schedule provides more complete information, including course description, instructor, course fee,* and textbook required.
*Fees vary per course.
Computer Information Systems
CIS101 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Course introduces computers and information systems. Content includes fundamental concepts of hardware and software as applied to computers in a business environment programming, operating systems, the Internet, data communications, systems development life cycle, and information systems use of typical software packages including word processing, spreadsheeting, database and presentation graphics. Hands-on experience with personal computers in labs.Intended for those seeking a career as a computer professional, an understanding of the role of Information Systems in the business community, or introductory end user computer skills. Recommended: High school algebra, MAT070, or equivalent skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 1)
CIS103 - Computer Software and Concepts
Course introduces business application software and fundamental concepts of computer hardware. Hands-on experience in word processing, spreadsheeting,database development, presentation graphics, digital imaging and photo editing, diagramming software, Windows operating system, computer security, and Internet (Web browsers, email, and Web site development) software. Intended for students seeking careers as Information Technology (IT) professionals or forthose needing exposure to various software applications. Recommended: High school algebra,MAT070, or equivalent skills.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 3)
CIS131 - Web Page Development
Course introduces theoretical and hands-on instruction on the processes needed to create customized and interactive Web pages using HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Content includes commands (tags) to create, format, and link documents tables, graphics, styles, forms, multimedia (audio, video), navigation bar, introduction to scripting, and other features of a Web page and guidelines for designing effective Web pages and Web sites.Prerequisiste: Recommended: CIS111 or concurrent enrollment in CIS111 and ability to manage files and folders using Windows OR consent of instructor or Program Coordinator
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 4; lab: 1)
CIS180 - Introduction to Visual Basic .NET Programming
Course introduces programming using the Visual Basic .NET programming language to solve business-related problems. Content includes program development and design, object-oriented programming, screen design, structured programming techniques, and event-driven programming using objects. Programming assignment concepts include arithmetic calculations, decision making, looping, soft and hard copy display, subroutines and functions, data validation, working with arrays, introductory concepts of file creation and dataretrieval and accessing, updating, and querying data in a database. Recommended: CIS 101 or CIS 103 or comparable computer knowledgeCSC 155 or CSC 156 or comparable programming knowledge.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
CIS261 - System Configuration Using SAP
Course provides students with fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience with enterprise systems: design configuration implementation and deployment of an ERP system within a contemporary business environment. Prerequisite: CIS 249
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
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