Taylor PC Tech - Course History

Course History

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Accounting Principles
Basic accounting course for non-accounting majors. General accounting procedures through double entry system. Basic applications.
Advanced Microsoft LAN Administration
This course provides the students with the concepts and techniques necessary to implement, secure, and administer Microsoft's Active Directory Services. Students will learn how to use administrative tools, integrate DNS and Active Directory, manage user and group accounts, configure system policies, and configure multiple active directory sites. PREREQUISITE: 10150117 Microsoft LAN Administration.


Case Projects in Information Systems
This course is the capstone work-based experience for the IT - Computer Support Specialist program. Learners will design, develop, and perform a project either in an actual work experience or a simulated project. The project will be designed to utilize skills typical of a graduate in the microcomputer specialist professional field. Weekly simulated timesheets, job progress reports, and oral reports to management will be used to track project progress. Successful completion will require project documentation.
CBRF First Aid and Choking
This course helps train people to be prepared to handle life-threatening emergeices which also includes how to alleviate choking. This course follows the state guidelines for CBRF's.
College Technical Mathematics 1A
Topics include: solving linear, quadratic, and rational equations; graphing; formula rearrangement; solving systems of equations; percent; proportions; and operations of polynomials. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1. PREREQUISITE: Successful scores on placement test or 10804100 Math Fundamentals.
Cisco Networking Fundamentals
This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the internet and other computer networks. It uses the OSI and TCP layered models to examine the nature and roles of protocols and services at the application, transport, network, data link, and physical layers. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. Labs use a "model internet" to allow students to analyze real data without affecting production networks. Packet Tracer (PT) activities help students analyze protocol and network operation and build small networks in a simulated environment. At the end of the course, students build simple LAN topologies by applying basic principles of cabling; performing basic configurations of network devices, including routers and switches; and implementing IP addressing schemes.
Cisco Routing Protocols and Concepts
This course describes the architecture, components, and operation of routers, and explains the principles of routing and routing protocols. Students analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot the primary routing protocols RIPv1, RIPv2, EIGRP, and OSPF. By the end of this course, students will be able to recognize and correct common routing issues and problems. Each chapter walks the student through a basic procedural lab, and then presents basic configuration, implementation, and troubleshooting labs. Packet Tracer (PT) activities reinforce new concepts, and allow students to model and analyze routing processes that may be difficult to visualize or understand. PREREQUISITES: 10150111 Cisco Networking Fundamentals.
Computer and Internet Concepts
An introduction to the study of computers and computer systems used in today's business world. The focus is on basic computer terminology and concepts. Students will also learn basic logic gates, numbering systems, and Internet concepts. The student will create a simple Web page using standard Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) tags.
Computer Operating Systems 2
In this course the Linux operating system is examined in-depth with emphasis on features, capabilities, tools, and configurations including an introduction to network configurations. Additional topics will examine other operating systems like MAC OS.
CPR Health Care Provider - AHA
The AHA for Health Care Providers Course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). It is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. The course is also designed for anyone who is required to take a health care provider course for employment. This 6-8 hour program involves multiple learning activities: a videotaped overview of the Chain of Survival and other cognitive information; an instructor led discussion of the adult signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking; videotaped skills demonstration and practice; instructor-led practice scenarios; and peer practice sessions. Two manuals accompany this course. BLS for Health Care Providers should be used by all licensed and certified health care professionals. Fundamentals of BLS for Health Care Providers was developed for non-licensed healthcare providers and others with a minimal healthcare background that are required to take this course for employment. All participants who successfully complete the course, including the written examination and skill demonstrations, will receive a BLS for Health Care Providers Course completion card (credential).

Database
An introduction to database concepts using Microsoft Access. Relational database systems are explored working with tables, queries, forms, and reports. Topics covered include data structures and relationships, logical and physical database design, and database implementation. PREREQUISITE: 10150138 IT Essentials.
Database (Advanced)
An advanced course using Microsoft Access that builds on the concepts covered in Microcomputer Database (Beginning). Topics include action queries, table relationships, macros and Visual Basic for Applications. Students will design and develop a complete database project. PREREQUISITE: 10154106 Database (Beginning).

Exchange Server
This course focuses on installing and configuring the Microsoft Exchange Server in a Windows LAN network environment. The student will learn how to plan for proper Exchange Server installation, install and configure the Exchange Server, set up Outlook clients, and establish user mail accounts. PREREQUISITE: 10150117 Microsoft LAN Administration.

Fire Safety Trng-Comm-Based Residential
This course is designed to instruct community-based residential facility (CBRF) operators and staff in how to prepare themselves and the residents to react effectively for staff preservation in residential fires of different origins and intensities. (PREREQUISITE: Be a community-based residential facilities operator or staff.)


Hardware/Software Installation
This course will prepare students to install hardware and software. You will learn to properly install various types of hardware and software on an IBM-compatible personal computer. This lecture- and lab-based course will use both group and individual activities. PREREQUISITE: 10154102 Computer Operating Systems 1.

Information Security 1
This course will cover hardware, software, and the physical environment related to IT security. The processes of defense, prevention, detection, and response will be studied. Typical types of attacks will be studied and potential solutions or defenses will be explored. Networking and operating system experience is required along with a code of ethics. This course covers topics related to the CompTIA Security+ exam. PREREQUISITE: 10154103 Computer Operating Systems 2.
Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
This course provides a basic understanding of the theoretical foundations of ethical thought. Diverse ethical perspectives will be used to analyze and compare relevant issues. Students will critically evaluate individual, social and/or professional standards of behavior, and apply a systematic decision-making process to these situations.
ICT-103 Information and Communication Technologies
Basic technical concepts, principles, models, management and foundational logic of information and communication technologies (ICT). Examines history, current trends and future of ICT. Review of global ICT standards and regulations. Use of contemporary digital ICT for personal, educational and professional growth.
ICT-100 Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
Survey of changes, challenges, opportunities in business and industry for the information and communication technologies professional. Program advisement, course sequence, career pathways and job opportunities.
Introduction to Psychology
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

Job Quest
This course is designed to enhance the student's ability to seek, obtain, and retain employment. Assessment of personal characteristics, job-seeking and retention skills, preparation of employment-related documents and interviewing strategies are included.


Logic Structures
Logic Structures introduces the student to the development of computer software. The student will diagram simple programming problems and write a pseudo code solution using classical structured programming techniques (sequence, selection, and repetition). This course sets a foundation for further work in the development of database, spreadsheets, batch files, and programming..

Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics is an introductory course. Basic social choices regarding economic systems, basic economic aggregates, fiscal policy, the banking system, monetary policy, and international trade are the principle topics discussed in the course. A balance is drawn between description, theory, analysis, and a critique of the institutions that characterize modern mixed-capitalist economies. Conflicting social goals, economic constraints, and environmental concerns provide the framework through which the microeconomy is analyzed.
Micro Operating Systems 1
A review of the most common command line operations and study of more advanced commands necessary to configure the Windows 2000 operating system for a variety of environments. Topics to be studied include creating directories, batch files, menus, custom configurations, file management, multitasking, windowing, security, and disk management utilities. There will be an introduction to usage, configuration, and tools of the Windows 9.X operating system.
Micro Operating Systems 2
In this course the Linux operating system is examined in-depth with emphasis on features, capabilities, tools, and configurations including an introduction to network configurations. Additional topics will examine other operating systems like MAC OS.
Microsoft LAN Administration
This course provides students with training in the skills necessary to perform day-to-day network administration using Microsoft LAN Server products. At completion of this course students will be able to create and manage user and group accounts, determine account policies, troubleshoot login problems, and set up file system security. In addition, students will set up a printing environment, administer and troubleshoot network printers, use auditing functions and security logs, monitor network resources, and back up and restore files and folders. Client workstation connectivity and related administrative tasks will be covered. PREREQUISITE: 10154102 Computer Operating Systems 1.
Microsoft Word A
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit A activities will include creating, editing, saving, formatting, printing, and other basic MS Word features.
Microsoft Word B
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit B activities include tables, mail merge, sort, graphics, and special features of MS Word. COREQUISITE: 10103146 MS Word A.
Microsoft Word C
Students will learn word processing using MS Word. Credit C activities will include workgroup collaboration, macros, styles, and advanced formatting features of MS Word. COREQUISITE: 10103147 MS Word B.

NetWare LAN Administration
This course is intended to teach the student how to perform basic network administrative tasks using the Novell NetWare operating system. Topics covered include: perform a basic server and client installation; identify and access NetWare services from client workstations; design, implement, and secure a directory services tree; design, implement, and secure a network file system; create and secure user accounts; implement and troubleshoot network printing; and establish user desktop environments and policies. PREREQUISITE: 10154102 Computer Operating Systems 1.
Network+
Network+: Earning a CompTIA Network+ certification demonstrates that a candidate can describe the features and functions of networking components, and possesses the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking hardware, protocols, and services. IP addressing techniques and principles will be covered in detail. The exam tests technical ability in the areas of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. The new exam also covers new technologies such as wireless networking and gigabit Ethernet. Operating system experience is required, as is a basic knowledge of hardware. The focus of this course is mainly hands-on, unlike the prep course that mainly studies practice- type questions. PREREQUISITE: 10154103 Computer Operating Systems 2.

Oral/Interpersonal Comm.
This course is intended to provide a student with basic technical skills necessary to install and troubleshoot microcomputer hardware components. The student will learn how to identify the type and function of each hardware component as well as perform installation, testing, and replacement. This course covers techniques involving IBM and compatible microcomputers. This course utilizes A+ certification materials. PREREQUISITES: 10150121 Hardware/Software Installation.

PC Troubleshooting/Upgrading
This course is intended to provide a student with basic technical skills necessary to install and troubleshoot microcomputer hardware components. The student will learn how to identify the type and function of each hardware component as well as perform installation, testing, and replacement. This course covers techniques involving IBM and compatible microcomputers. This course utilizes A+ certification materials. PREREQUISITES: 10150121 Hardware/Software Installation.
PHOTO-130 Introduction to Still and Moving Image Photography
Introduction to the basic visual grammar and critical-thinking skills of still and moving image photography. Cinematic, photographic and visual theory will be addressed, with an emphasis on aesthetics, technical processes, and paradigms of visual literacy. Students will explore concepts, processes and techniques that are applicable to many disciplines. A DSLR camera with full manual control in still and video capture modes is required. A special course fee applies.



Spreadsheet Applications
This course is an in-depth study of spreadsheet concepts and applications using Microsoft Excel. Lab exercises provide students the opportunity to gain experience with many features including workbooks, graphing, macros, what/if analysis, and Internet applications.

Technical Reporting
The student will prepare and present oral and written technical reports. Types of reports may include lab and field reports, proposals, technical letters and memos, technical research reports, and case studies. Designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite introductory writing course. PREREQUISITE: 10801195 Written Communication.



Web Authoring with HTML
This class is designed for the student who wants to create Web pages using HTML. The course will cover Web site concepts including tables, frames, animations, image maps, forms, organization, design, and JavaScripts. Students will learn to create, publish, and promote Web pages.
Web Server
This course will be an introduction to installing, configuring, and administering a Web Server. There will be a review of Internet security and an overview of many Web protocols including FTP, HTTP, NNTP, and SMTP. PREREQUISITE: 10150117 Microsoft LAN Administration.
Wireless LANs
Wireless LANs is an introductory course that will focus on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of wireless networks. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands-on skills. PREREQUISITE: 10150113 Cisco Switching and Wireless.
Written Communication
Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments is designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents. PREREQUISITE: Successful scores on placement test or 10831103 Intro to College Writing.




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