CIS121 Computer Concepts II

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Covers evaluation, selection and application of computer technology to solve practical problems in web page design, database design, networking and programming. Addresses security and ethical issues associated with technology. Recommended: CIS 120. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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List of classes for CIS121 Computer Concepts II
CRN Location & type Days & time Dates Seats available Materials More info Sign up
42098 Web


From September 21 through December 12, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 42098
Instructor: Po-Chin Cheng
Tuition: credit Fees: $32
For information, contact the department at 971-722-4461 or 971-722-4096.

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Course details: CRN 42098

Course materials


Find out which textbooks are required for this course.


Required Software

PC Users - Windows 7 or 8 or 10 (Available through Microsoft Imagine - see below - or the bookstore)
MAC Users - MAC OS X
Microsoft Office (including Access) or LibreOffice or OpenOffice
Access is available for free as part of Ofiice 365
LibreOffice is available for free from
OpenOffice is available for free thru
Please Note: Open Office 4.1.2 Base (used in the database module) does not play well with Mac.
There are a lot of reports both from students and online, that you can't create queries.
You can download 4.1.1 here (use the drop down box to get the older version).
You might also want to consider LibreOffice
Web browser (Microsoft Edge, Internet explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari)
File transfer program like Filezilla
Zip program like 7 - Zip
Text Editor like NotePad++
Diagram Software like Visio, Gliffy or LucidChart
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (formerly Microsoft Imagine)
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a service of the Microsoft Academic Alliance which provides free Microsoft products for students registered in classes that require them.
Office 365 Free for Students
Students can obtain Office 365 free from: Office 365 free for students


Web course information

No show policy
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Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to