Course Descriptions - CENT
Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.
CA 143 Prepress and Digital Printing (4) Prerequisite: CA 123 and CA 132 CA majors only. Prepress and Digital Printing focuses on correcting and printing composited page layout files. Emphasis is on the preparation of the mechanical to successfully output to a digital device. Topics include color management, preflighting, printing, line conversion, full color separation, as well as hard and soft proofing. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 8 credits. (4 hrs. lect. per week) CA 145 Graphic Design (4) Prerequisite: CA 100, 101, 123, 132, 135 CA majors only. An advanced course in design solutions for various print related needs such as posters, brochures, publications, symbols and corporate systems. Topics to include web design principles as well. Communication skills to include oral, written and visual presentation. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 8 credits. (4 hrs. lect. per week) CA 146 Advertising Design (4) Prerequisite: CA 100, 101, 123, 132, 135 CA majors only. An advanced design course for planning and producing promotional and advertising material primarily for print media in consumer advertisements, direct advertising, point of purchase and public relations. Emphasis is on art direction and techniques used in the development of an ad campaign. Topics will include web and social media issues. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 8 credits. (4 hrs. lect. per week)
CA 150 Special Projects (4) Prerequisite: CA 132 CA majors only. An advanced course that provides students with on-the-job experience in a classroom environment. Emphasis is on producing posters, brochures, and other publications from conception to finish printed material. Extensive use of computer and other media skills. (4 hrs. lect. per week)
CA 152 The Business of Advertising (4) Prerequisite: CA 101 Prerequisite or Co-requisite: CA 145 or CA 146 CA majors only. Overview of the structure of the advertising industry including an in-depth look at current business practice and employment in the various areas of the industry. (4 hrs. lect. per week) CA 155 Portfolio Presentation and Review (4) Prerequisite: CA 145 CA majors only. Preparation, presentation, and review of a professional visual portfolio as required for employment in Communications Art and related fields. Emphasis on
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developing a cohesive presentation format of projects reflecting various skills. (4 hrs. lect. per week) CA 193V Cooperative Education (1-4) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100. MATH 24 or MATH 50, OR Placement in MATH 25 or higher Instructor approval required. CA majors only. This course will provide students with the opportunity to acquire on-the-job experience related to classroom and laboratory instruction in Communication Arts. Students may enroll 4 times for a maximum of 12 credits. (5 hrs. work experience per week per credit)
COMPUTING, ELECTRONICS, AND NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY (CENT) (See also Information and Computer Science) CENT 110 Introduction to Information Systems (3) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100; “C” or higher in MATH 25, OR Placement in MATH 103 or MATH 135 or higher; and ICS 100 or ICS 101 This course provides an overview of Information Technology and introduces Internet resources and the fundamental concepts and skills of software development. Topics related to Internet resources include terminology, file formats, naming conventions, and current issues related to the Internet. Students will also learn basic programming skills and software development including discussion of compilers, interpreters, clients and servers, naming issues, programming languages and syntax. Another course may be substituted if ICS 111 has already been completed. Cross-listed as ICS 110. (2 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week) CENT 112 Fundamentals of Electronics (4) Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100; AND “C” or higher in MATH 24, OR Placement in MATH 25 This course covers the basics of electricity and electronics. Topics include electrical principles, Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s Laws, DC circuit analysis fundamentals, power semiconductors diodes, and transistors. Students will build and test their own electronic circuits. (3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. per week) CENT 116 Security Awareness Concepts and Principles (1) Prerequisite: ICS 100 or ICS 101 This course provides a basic survey of IT security awareness and data confidentiality, using a broad, easy to understand approach that explains the value of securing data, both for individuals and organizations. The class provides an overview of legislation, local, state, and federal privacy policies and liability of individuals and institutions related to data confidentiality and integrity. The course introduces risk management, security policies, and common threats and countermeasures. The course also presents best practices in access control and password policies. (1 hr. lect. per week)