Brenda Nielsen

Residential Faculty - CIS/BPC

Computer Information Systems

Office of Community Partnerships

Office: RDM-S Saguaro - Room: 262

480-654-7721

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM11:00 AM - 11:50 AM  

Virtual Office hours on Thursdays on-going as needed; I will be online and available to answer emails, Canvas mail, Skype, or IM in support of online students. I will also be online  on many weekends in support of online students.

Friday office hours are by appt. only as Friday is the reserved day for the BIS department's discipline and/or dept. meetings at the Southern and Dobson campus.

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
23971
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 23971 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

21869
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2021 - 10/13/2021
We
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Honors Program Only

Class 21869 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3 Credits
Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
39037
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2021 - 10/15/2021

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 39037 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2021

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits
Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
21884
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/18/2021 - 12/17/2021

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 21884 Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3 Credits
Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, projections, macro programming, database searching, extraction, linking, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Production of graphs and reports. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40344
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/25/2021 - 11/24/2021

Open

23 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 40344 Five week boot camp. Students may contact instructor at: brenda.nielsen@mesacc.edu

COMM_ED500-10039 CMC Steel Technology for the Workplace 0 Credits
CMC Steel Technology for the Workplace
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40260
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
10/18/2021 - 10/22/2021
MoTuWeThFr
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Open

20 of 20
Seats Available

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