Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Computing

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Computing Environments   (CAP-170)   3.00 s.h.  
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Students will be exposed to a variety of computing environments. The course will include extensive hands-on use of different platforms and operating systems. Topics covered will include user tools, user programming techniques, application packages, and networking and communications. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of computing which will enable them to adapt to future technological developments. 
Information Systems Design   (CIS-322)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Business information systems design, installation and implementation as part of the systems development life cycle, with emphasis on structured design methodology.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal
  • Articulate an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences of varied technical sophistication
  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society
  • Articulate the ongoing need to engage in continuing professional development
  • Utilize current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice
  • Demonstrated understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment

 
Internet Applications--HTML/CGI   (CAP-284)   3.00 s.h.  
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This course prepares students to build and maintain computer applications utilizing the Internet and the World Wide Web. Emphasis is placed on planning, analysis, design, implementation, promotion, and innovation as they pertain to the Web Development process. Client/server computing, human computer interaction, and hands on use of HTML, CGI, and form tools to implement effective applications will be studied. 
Operating Systems   (CMP-352)   3.00 s.h.  
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Students will acquire an understanding of the role that an operating system has in the computing environment. The student will have hands on experience and assignments on four major operating systems ranging from microcomputer to mainframes. These operating systems are MS-DOS, VMS, UNIX, IBM USE. Topics will include process management, device management, file structures, utilities, performance evaluation and networking. 
Landscape Construction   (HOR-341)   3.00 s.h.  
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Interpretation of landscape plans and specifications, estimating quantities of materials, computing costs, and procedures for bidding and executing landscape construction projects are covered in this course. 
Celestial Navigation II   (MRN-371)   3.00 s.h.  
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A continuation of celestial navigation. Problems include computing moonrise and moonset, star time and star identifications. Solution of planet and moon observation for position by HO 229 method. Planet, moon and star azimuths to determine compass error. Solution of star observation for position by HO 299 method. Nautical astronomy as related to the celestial sphere. 
Combinatory   (STA-322)   3.00 s.h.  
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Sets, counting, permutations and combinations, generating functions, recurrence relations, graphs and their coloring, circuits, trees, and searching. Applications to computing and operations research. 
Intermediate Accounting I   (ACC-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Topics covered include accounting theory, a review of the accounting cycle, financial statements, time value of money, current assets and operational assets. This course is essential for students who wish to pursue a major in accounting.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Prepare reports in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Discuss the international movement towards one global set of financial statements under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) initiative.
  • Prepare and explain a balance sheet, its components and the classifications of assets, liabilities and stockholder equity, and discuss and evaluate disclosure requirements for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare and explain a balance sheet, its components and the classifications of assets, liabilities and stockholder equity, and discuss and evaluate disclosure requirements for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare and explain an income statement, its components and the classifications of revenue, expenses, gains, losses, extraordinary items, and other related items.
  • Evaluate a statement of cash flows using both the direct and indirect methods.
  • Explain the time value of money concept, and analyze and compute reported amounts used in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Prepare transactions for cash and receivables, explain and evaluate the internal controls systems used to protect cash and receivables, and prepare appropriate adjustments and/or account reconciliations when needed.
  • Explain and prepare transactions about a companys inventory transactions using and evaluating a variety of inventory valuation methodologies and making adjustments to inventory accounts when needed.
  • Prepare and explain transactions about a companys operational assets including computing depreciation, depletion, and amortization using a variety of methods and recording transactions of operational asset acquisition, disposal, and impairment in the accounting records of a company.

 
Numerical Analysis I   (CMP-361)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An introduction to the theory and practice of computation with special emphasis on methods useful with digital computers. Topics include the solution of nonlinear equations, interpolation and approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, solution of differential equations, matrix calculations and the solution of system of linear equations.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the core areas of numerical analysis and scientific computing.
  • Describe the basic themes of numerical analysis such as the approximation of problems by simpler methods, iteration methods, and error analysis.
  • Explain the algorithms used to solve nonlinear equations
  • Explain the techniques used for interpolation and approximation
  • Discuss the techniques used for numerical differentiation and integration
  • Explain the algorithms for solving differential equations
  • Illustrate the numerical techniques to perform matrix calculations
  • Discuss the algorithms for solving a system of linear equations.

 
Computer Architecture   (COS-330)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Covers the nature and limitations of computers. The CPU is covered in detail, including processor, control and memory design. Data path design and the ALU both fixed and floating-point arithmetic are covered. The course also includes pipeline and superscalar processing. Finally, the I/O system is studied in some detail.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe major advances in modern computing as well as some of the latest trends in the industry.
  • Illustrate by example the major components of a computer system, including CPU, I/O, memory, and storage.
  • Describe in detail the components of the CPU, including the ALU, the processor, control unit, and memory.
  • Explain the performance of I/O, giving examples of devices.
  • Explain the essentials of computer arithmetic.

 
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