CURRICULAR GUIDE

Computer Network/Communication
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0791  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

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 the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a mathematics
competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency requirement,
students may need to complete specific course work in mathematics.  For
information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 40 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 204    Commercial Internet Site Mgmt                                    3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 231    Advanced Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 233    Microsoft Windows NT Server                                      3
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
CISB 258    Developing Pages for the Web                                     3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                  TOTAL: 20 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             9 Credits
(See the GENERAL EDUCATION section above)
            Writing Core Area                                                3
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area (See Note 1)                        0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Computer Specialty Area (See Note 2)                    11 Credits
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CABS 210    Advanced Microsoft Office                                        3
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3
CISB 136    SQL: Structured Query Language                                   2
CISB 141    Powerbuilder                                                     3
CISB 143    ORACLE Database for Business                                     3
CISB 151    Using Lotus Notes                                                2
CISB 180    C Programming Busn App                                           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 281    Visual C++ Programming                                           3
CISB 283    Intro to JAVA Programming                                        3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   60

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
2.    Other CABS or CISB-prefix courses may be approved for Choice 2 by a
      Computer Information Systems Academic Program advisor.
3.    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 130          CISB 200          CISB 231
CISB 100          CISB 133          CISB 204          CISB 233
CISB 102          Lim.Ch.1          CISB 230          CISB 253
CISB 119          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.1          CISB 258
Lim.Ch.2                            Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.1