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CMP 100 - Computer Literacy

Prerequisites: All MAT, ENG001 and RDG001 must be completed. This course provides t

Description: Prerequisites: All MAT, ENG001 and RDG001 must be completed. This course provides the general liberal arts student with a non-technical overview of the roll that computing plays in today's world with a focus on new and emerging technologies. The lecture component discusses the role of computing in various disciplines and its impact on individuals, institutions and society. The hands-on approach allows the student to become familiar and comfortable with current developments in hardware and software technologies. Examples include Ardunio, an open source electronics platform, and App Inventor, a block language used to develop mobile applications. Information Technology and Computer Science majors will not receive credit for this course. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 101 - Introduction to Computers

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: An introduction to computers applying critical thinking and problem solving strategies in science, mathematics and information/data management. The course will address issues of information validity and value judgments. Students will develop both qualitative and quantitative solutions to college-level applications. Topics include computer hardware and software, security, ethics, connectivity, basic networking (Internet), electronic spreadsheets, report and graph generation, and an introduction to programming concepts. Computer Information Systems and Computer Science majors will not receive elective credit for this course. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 103 - IT Essentials

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This course is designed to provide students with fundamental concepts pertinent to the IT industry related to personal computers, computer hardware, and operating systems software. Students will learn how various hardware and software components work and best practices in maintenance, safety and security involved in the processing of data. Through lab activities, major emphasis is placed on learning how to assemble and configure computers, install operating systems and popular software packages, as well as troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Upon the completion of this course students will have covered topics found on the CompTIA A+ exam. (4.5 contact hours and 4 credits). Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 105 - Electronic Spreadsheets

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This course introduces electronic spreadsheet application software. Topics include spreadsheet operations, creation of charts and graphs, data query, multiple spreadsheets, links and macro programming. It is designed for computer processing, business and general liberal arts students interested in obtaining comprehensive hands-on training in the use of electronic spreadsheets (4.5 lecture hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 106 - Database Processing

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This course is an introduction to database processing for business and information systems. Emphasis is placed on the planning, administration, control, and design of database management systems. A database programming language (command files, report generator, and screen files) is also presented. It is suggested that students have previous microcomputing experience and/or programming experience (or CMP 101 and CMP 103) before enrolling in this course (4.5 lecture hours) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 115 - Computers in Business

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This course introduces the role of computers and data processing in the business environment. Topics include: essential business computer concepts, computer hardware/software, modern business computer systems, the Internet, data communications, networking, and systems analysis and design. An introduction to DOS and Windows is covered. Electronic spreadsheets are used to emphasize business analysis and decision-making using computers. This course is primarily for business majors. Computer Information Systems or Computer Science majors will not receive credit for this course. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 117 - Business Computing: Concepts and Applications

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This course is designed to provide the business student with a broad-based background in the use of computer systems in business and industry. An overview of computer hardware and software concepts with their impact on business systems is an integral part of the course. Students are introduced to a variety of information systems and the development life cycle utilized in the private sector. The importance of networking structures and the analysis of data flow within business and management information systems (MIS) are covered. Use of the Internet for global electronic commerce is discussed. The hands-on component of the course provides students with substantial use of spreadsheet, database and presentation software to analyze data and solve real-life business problems. Students will be introduced to databases that exhibit the hierarchy of data and the relational database model. (Students will not receive credit for both CMP 115 and CMP 117; Computer Science or Information Technology majors will not receive credit for this course.) Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Winterim, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 205 - Survey of Operating Systems

Prerequisites: Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: Students are introduced to the basic concepts of operating systems and will study the similarities and differences between at least three current and popular architectures and user interfaces. Topics include shell languages, file structures, background processes, system software, including editors, and system utilities. These topics will be covered for each of the different systems. Theoretical concepts covered include multi-tasking, inter-process communication and system administration. Use of both written and on-line system documentation is required. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 219 - Object Oriented Programming in C++

Prerequisites: At least a C in CSC 130 or ITE 204 (or equivalent). Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course

Description: This is a course in object-oriented design and programming using C++ and is intended for students who already have a firm understanding of the object-oriented paradigm including objects, classes, and inheritance. The topics presented prepare the student for advanced study in Computer Science and Information Systems. Topics include C++ basics, I/O streams, class definition, friend functions and operator overloading, dynamic memory allocation/deallocation, dynamic binding, and virtual functions. Laboratory fee applies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 294 - Cooperative Education Internship

Prerequisites: Permission of Department, approval by the Agency offering the internship, a minimum of 9 CMP credits, and a minimum GPA of 2.75. Students must have satisfied all MAT, ENG 001 and RDG 001 remediation requirements prior to starting the course.

Description: This is a course integrating classroom study with career related professional training in the area of Information Technology. The student will be placed in a corporation, small business or other setting related to the field of Information Technology and will gain work experience that enriches the theoretical concepts developed in the classroom. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec

CMP 295 - Independent Study-Computer Processing

Description: SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a. Formerly CMP 699. Students who have completed CMP 699 will not receive credit for CMP 295.

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Math/Computer Science/Info Tec