Computer Application Systems Courses

Computer Application Systems


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CAS 100 - Adapted Computer Keyboarding
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: keyboard alphabetic characters by touch; perform basic computer operations; demonstrate correct posture and finger placement, individually designed for student's disability.
  2. The student shall demonstrate keyboarding techniques by touch


CAS 101 - Adapted Word Processing
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student will be able to create and print a Word document.
  2. Student will be able to perform a spell and grammar check in Word.
  3. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: edit, save, and print documents; apply paragraph formatting, margins, and tabs to documents; use cut, copy, and paste features; use print features; use the Internet to research computer-related topics; Perform specialized keyboard commands, with accessibility options, and with adapted keyboard and mouse hardware and software.


CAS 102 - Intro to Assistive Technology
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:use screen reading, speech recognition and screen enlargement software; use scan/read software; use assistive technology to access the internet.


CAS 103 - Assistive Technology Lab
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: demonstrate proficiency with the basic functions of his or her appropriate assistive technology. keyboarding, word processing and Internet access; use the computer for academic work.


CAS 50 - Introduction to Computer Application Systems
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Student can describe basic hardware and software function of a computer and a network.
  2. Student is able to perform the following functions: create, delete, move, rename and save files and folders on the computer and navigate through folders and subfolders.
  3. The student shall be able to create, edit, format and perform calculations using a productivity software suite including a database, spreadsheet, presentation and word processing software.
  4. The student shall be able to discuss the impact of computer technology capabilities upon society.


CAS 54 - Microsoft Excel
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create and manage worksheets and workbooks
  2. Apply formulas and functions
  3. Create charts and objects


CAS 58 - Microsoft Access
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create tables, queries, forms, and reports in Microsoft Access.
  2. Set field, table, queries, forms, and report properties and apply formatting
  3. Perform database calculation using basic mathematical properties in algebraic form.


CAS 69 - Introduction to Information Systems Security (Security+)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Describe the fundamental principles of information systems security.
  2. Perform risk analysis and risk management.
  3. Apply risk management techniques to manage risk, reduce vulnerabilities, threats, and apply appropriate safeguards/controls


CAS 71 - Keyboarding & 10 Key
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. The student will demonstrate correct touch keyboarding techniques.
  2. Students will develop touch keystroking speed and accuracy.
  3. Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of basic word processing functions and proofreading.


CAS 74 - Introduction to Linux/Unix
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Install and configure a basic desktop Linux/UNIX OS.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to configure system and network settings
  3. Use standard utilities to secure a desktop system on a LAN


CAS 75 - Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking (Whitehat Hacker)
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Describe the tools and methods a "hacker" uses to break into a computer or network.
  2. Defend a computer and a LAN against a variety of different types of security attacks using a number of hands-on techniques.
  3. Demonstrate the identification and exploitation of system vulnerabilities


CAS 76 - Wireshark, TCP/IP Analysis and Network
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Install and configure Wireshark for Windows, Linux or Apple OS X.
  2. Capture and display network traffic.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to discover system and application characteristics through packet analysis.


CAS 83 - Information & Communication Technology Essentials
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Define information technology (IT) and describe the components of a personal computer.
  2. Perform a step-by-step assembly of a desktop computer and install and navigate an operating system.
  3. Describe common wireless communication technologies and configure a wireless network.


CAS 85 - Cloud Infrastructure and Services
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Explain the importance and benefits of Cloud computing.
  2. Address security concerns commonly found in Cloud computing environments.
  3. Formulate high-level cloud migration strategy.


CAS 86 - Information Storage and Management
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify, compare, and contrast major information storage architectures and technologies, and their function within the modern data center environment.
  2. Identify, compare, contrast, configure, and troubleshoot storage networking technologies.
  3. Perform backup, replication, and archive tasks for virtualized and non-virtualized environments.


CAS 88 - Microsoft Word
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Create, edit and save electronic word processing documents
  2. Insert and manipulate tables, pictures, word art and graphics
  3. Apply and use advanced functions such as mail merge and macros


CAS 92A - Introduction to Networks
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Identify and demonstrate knowledge of the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) and TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) layered Model.
  2. Installation and configuration of routers and switches for local area use.
  3. Identify and perform network security measures.


CAS 92B - Routing and Switching Essentials
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of and configure basic Switch settings.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of and configure Router settings.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge IPv4 and configure a Network Address Translation (NAT).


CAS 92C - Scaling Networks
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operations for IPv4 and IPv6.
  2. Configure and troubleshoot VTP, STP, and RSTP
  3. Manage IOS Software and licensing’s and configuration files.


CAS 92D - Connecting Networks
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  1. Understand and describe the different WAN technologies and their benefits.
  2. Configure and troubleshoot serial connections, broadband connections and IPSec.
  3. Monitor and troubleshoot network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow.