College of Science and Technology

Short Course


Short Courses Training

1. Office Application
This Microsoft Office training course will allow you to become productive by acquiring a basic understanding of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook and learn to share data between these applications.

2. Computer Repairing
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to configure and maintain computer systems. Topics include components of a personal computer system, storage devices, power supplies, adaptors, display devices, laptops, portable devices, printer configuration, operating system features, operating system installation, operating system configuration, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance.

3. Graphic Design
Graphic Design I is intended to be a fist course in computer aided page design. The skillful combining of images and text become the core of this course. It is a working studio class and through demonstrations and hands on work you will learn to solve visual problems using Adobe Photoshop CS6. This "hands on" experience is the key to success in this class.

4. Computer Networking
This course is an introduction to the world of networking personal computers. It focuses on configuring, managing, and troubleshooting elements of the basic network infrastructure

5. Web Deployment
This course will provide a basic understanding of the methods and techniques of developing a simple to moderately complex web site. Using the current standard web page language, students will be instructed on creating and maintaining a simple web site. After the foundation language has been established, the aid of an web editor will be introduced. A second web-based language will be included to further enhance the web sites.

6. Web CMS Deployment
Web publishers use content management systems (CMS) to allow them to instantly and dynamically update web pages and properties as new content becomes available so that every visit to a site is engaging, informative, and meaningful. CMS systems provide content developers with an option of creating powerful and highly functional websites, landing pages, e-commerce features, social media tools and a wide range of other specialized and powerful function, many which eliminate the need for those developers to learn more traditional web development languages and coding like HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript.

7. Database Development
Databases are an essential component in every information system regardless of the field or business you are in (biology, medicine, marketing, operations, etc). The objective of this course is to introduce you to database systems. We will focus on relational database design because this is still the most common database model. We will cover the basics in design, development, and programming. In addition, we will also discuss advanced and emerging topics (stored procedures, data warehousing, etc).

8. Mobile Application Development
Students learn to write both web apps and native apps for Android using Eclipse and the Android SDK, to write native apps for iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads using Xcode and the iOS SDK, and to write web apps for both platforms. The course also touches on Windows 8 application programming, so as to provide students with a stepping stone for application development in the mobile operating system oftheir choice. Additional topics covered include application deployment and availability on the corresponding app stores and markets, application security, efficient power management, and mobile device security.