ICT Courses

 

 

DT 091 KEYBOARDING I                                                                                                                                             1.5 UNITS
HOURS: 1.5 LECTURE

Introduction to keyboarding skills and techniques.  Student will learn to key at 35 words per minute for three minutes.  For students with little or no keyboarding experience.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 092 KEYBOARDING II                                                                                                                                            1.5 UNITS
HOURS: 1.5 LECTURE

Intermediate level keyboarding building on the skills and techniques developed in Keyboarding I.  Students will learn to key at 50 words per minute for five minutes.  For students with existing keyboarding skills.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 101 / BUS 101 COMPUTER LITERACY                                                                                                                    3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE   
                                                                                                              
Introduction to computers, the Internet, and common software applications.  Topics include computing basics, hardware, peripherals, operating systems, software, and the Internet.  Industry standard and alternative word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and communication applications are covered- including Microsoft Office.  For students interested in learning basic applications and who may or may not have an understanding of computer software and hardware.

DT 111 / BUS 111 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY                                                                       3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Introduction to information technology and computer science.  Topics include technology concepts, history of technology, the application and impact of technology, software, hardware, networks, computers, and the Internet.  For students who possess basic technology skills but want to learn more about how computers, applications, and the Internet work.  Previous enrollment in DT 101 or working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 121 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA                                                                                                        3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Introduction to the history, structure, function, economics, content and evolution of radio, television, film, the Internet, and new media, including traditional and mature formats. The social, political, regulatory, ethical and occupational impact of electronic media is also studied.  For all students.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 131 / BUS 131 COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS                                                                                           3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE      
                                                                                                           
Examination of information systems and their role in business and organizations. Topics include information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, and computer systems.  These topics will be learned and applied through the hands-on development of computer-based solutions to business problems.  For all students.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 141 DIGITAL IMAGERY                                                                                                                                              3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Introduction to the production of digital imagery and graphics for print, web, and multimedia.  Topics include image editing, vector images, basic photography, and applications in web, print, and multimedia settings.  For students with or without digital imagery experience.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 151 VIDEO PRODUCTION                                                                                                                                         3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE   
                                                                                                              
Introduction to visual media production, including composition and editing techniques, camera operation, lighting, audio, and basic editing. This course focuses on the aesthetics and fundamentals of scripting, producing, directing on location, postproduction, and exhibition/distribution.  For students with or without media production experience.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 152 AUDIO PRODUCTION                                                                                                                                        3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE     
                                                                                                            
Introduction to the theory and practice of audio production for radio, television, film, and digital recording applications. Topics include sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, recording, editing, mixing and mastering.  For students with or without audio production experience.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 161 WEB DESIGN                                                                                                                                                      3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE      
                                                                                                           
Introduction to the web, web design, and associated standards and processes.  Topics include HTML, CSS, introductory scripting, and content management applications.  For students with or without web design experience.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 171 MOBILE APPLICATION DESIGN                                                                                                                        3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE       
                                                                                                          
Introduction to the design and implementation of applications for smart phones and mobile devices.  Topics include mobility concepts, software development, hardware and software considerations on mobile devices, and an introduction to applicable programming languages.  For students with or without programming backgrounds.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 181 GAME DESIGN                                                                                                                                                   3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Introduction to the design and development of video games.  Topics include the business and history of gaming, game concepts and theory, design processes, the development cycle, and game analysis.  For students with or without programming backgrounds.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet strongly recommended.

DT 201 PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS AND METHODOLOGY I                                                                                     3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE        
                                                                                                         
Introduction to the discipline of computer programming.  Topics include programming fundamentals, constructs, algorithms and programming languages, declarations, and types.  For students with strong mathematical or logic skills and an interest in exploring computer programming.  Working knowledge of computers, applications, and the Internet and developed math skills strongly recommended.  Prerequisite: MATH 018 or equivalent.

DT 202 PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS AND METHODOLOGY II                                                                                    3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE     
                                                                                                            
Application of software engineering techniques to the design and development of programs using data abstraction, structures, and algorithms.  Topics include data structures, recursion, declarations and types, abstraction mechanisms, object oriented programming, and software design.  For students pursuing careers in computer science.  Prerequisite: DT 201.

DT 231 DATABASE PROGRAMMING                                                                                                                              3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Introduction to databases and their role in business, organizations, and information systems. Topics include database architecture and design, relational databases, web integration, and applications in business and organizations.  These topics will be learned and applied through the hands-on development of database solutions to business problems.  For students with information systems, programming, or web development backgrounds.  Prerequisite: DT 131.

DT 241 ANIMATION                                                                                                                                                         3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE      
                                                                                                           
Introduction to 3-D modeling and animation emphasizing the creative and technical aspects of animation. Topics include modeling and animation concepts, storyboarding, development tools, techniques, and analysis.  For students with significant skills in multimedia or programming.  Prerequisite: DT 151.

DT 251 RICH MEDIA WEBSITES                                                                                                                                    3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE      
                                                                                                           
Study of the development of rich media websites for online delivery including video, audio, graphics, and/or interactive content.  Topics include content preparation, media types, file types, communication protocols, web distribution, and applications in a variety of contexts.  For students with both web design and multimedia experience.  Prerequisite: DT 161.

DT 261 WEB PROGRAMMING                                                                                                                                       3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Examination of the primary technologies used in the construction of dynamic and interactive web sites. Topics include industry standard development tools for client side scripting, server programming, database development, client-server interaction, and data management.  For students with web design experience and some understanding of programming concepts.  Prerequisite: DT 161.

DT 271 MOBILE APPLICATION PROGRAMMING                                                                                                          3 UNITS
HOURS: 3 LECTURE  
                                                                                                               
Application of software programming techniques to the design and implementation of applications for smart phones and mobile devices.  Topics include developer tools, applicable software programming languages, software development processes, and hardware and software integration.  For students with previous programming experience.  Prerequisite: DT 201.