College of Alameda

The CIS program at College of Alameda prepares you for entry-level business opportunities requiring the use of computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and geographical information systems (GIS) programs. We offer beginning and advanced office application courses.  We are the only Peralta college to offer help desk (desktop support technician) courses and networking courses.

Available Courses

This course list provides an overview of courses per college course catalogs. Not all of the courses listed use NETLAB+. For complete information, please see the individual college website.

CIS 1 - Introduction to Computer Information Systems - 4 units

General nature of computer hardware, software and systems: Hands-on applications include introduction to word processing, spreadsheet, database management and presentation software, and a brief introduction to web browsing and e-mail.

CIS 25 - Object-Oriented Programming Using C++ - 4 units

Object-oriented methods of software development using C++: Design and implementation of objects, class construction and destruction, encapsulation, inheritance, and polymorphism.

CIS 6 - Introduction to Computer Programming - 5 units

Introduction to computer programming: Algorithm design, flow charting, and debugging; elements of good programming style.

CIS 97A - Oracle SQL and PL/SQL - 4 units

Introduction to the design and development of multiuser relational database systems: Oracle SQL and fundamentals of PL/SQL programming.

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