Computer & Technology Classes Offered Starting in August

Computer & Technology Classes Offered Starting in August

Posted: Aug 04, 2020

Several computer and technology classes will be offered online through Surry Community College this fall with scheduled live lectures that are recorded for students to view in the future. Students can attend the lectures or choose to watch them at a later time when their schedule allows.

C# Programming will be offered online Aug. 17 through Oct. 14. This course introduces computer programming using the C# programming language with object-oriented programming principles. Emphasis is placed on event-driven programming methods, including creating and manipulating objects, classes, and using object-oriented tools such as the class debugger. Upon completion, students should be able to design, code, test, debug, and implement objects using the appropriate environment at the beginning level. Cost is $183.

Graphic Design Tools will be offered online Aug. 17 through Oct. 14. This course provides students with an introduction to creative expression and art/design techniques in a digital environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, creating, editing and integrating visual components consisting of bit-mapped and vector-based images, drawings, banners, text, simple animations, and multiple layers. Upon completion, students should be able to design and produce a range of visual products using digital processing techniques. Cost is $183.

Intro to Digital Media will be offered online Aug. 17 through Oct. 14. This course introduces students to key concepts, technologies, and issues related to digital media. Topics include emerging standards, key technologies and related design issues, terminology, media formats, career paths, and ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the various media formats that are used in digital media technology. Cost is $183.

Intro to Project Management will be offered online Aug. 17 through Oct. 9. This course introduces project management fundamentals and principles for organizing, planning, implementing, and controlling non-routine activities to achieve schedule, budget and performance objectives. Topics include project life cycles, work breakdown structures, responsibility matrixes, as well as planning and control methods such as PERT/CPM and Gantt charts. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge, strategies, and techniques needed to create and execute plans for project development and management. Cost is $127.

Networking & Security Foundation will be held online Aug. 17 through Dec. 18. This course introduces students to network concepts, including networking terminology and protocols, local and wide area networks, and network standards. Emphasis is placed on securing information systems and the various implementation policies. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic tasks related to networking mathematics, terminology, media and protocols. Cost is $183.

Project Management Leadership & Risk will be offered online Aug. 17 through Oct. 9. This course provides an overview of the importance of project teams and human resource management in the planning, scheduling, and controlling of multi-project programs.  Additionally, this course provides various ways to identify, analyze, and mitigate the full range of project risks.  Cost is $183.

Security Concepts will be held online Aug. 17 through Dec. 18. This course introduces the concepts and issues related to securing information systems and the development of policies to implement information security controls. Topics include the historical view of networking and security, security issues, trends, security resources, and the role of policy, people, and processes in information security. Upon completion, students should be able to identify information security risks, create an information security policy, and identify processes to implement and enforce policy. Cost is $183.

Web Development Tools will be offered online Aug. 18 through Oct. 14. This course provides an introduction to web development software suites. Topics include the creation of web sites and applets using web development software. Upon completion, students should be able to create entire web sites and supporting applets. Cost is $183.

Web, Programming, and Database Foundation will be held online Aug. 18 through Oct. 14. This course covers the introduction of the tools and resources available to students in programming, mark-up language and services on the Internet. Topics include standard mark-up language Internet services, creating web pages, using search engines, file transfer programs, and database design and creation with DBMS products. Upon completion students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of programming tools, deploy a website with mark-up tools, and create a simple database table. Cost is $183.

For more information or to register, contact Susan Ratcliff at (336) 386-3309 or ratcliffs@surry.edu. You may also register online at surry.edu/comptech.


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