Linda Collins

Full Time Faculty - CIS, Business, Disney Internship - Maricopa Lead IT Faculty Innovations

Business

Office: BA 40

480-461-7077

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM11:30 AM - 12:30 PM5:30 PM - 6:30 PM 

My evening office hours are online office hours. The listed hours are not the only times I am available as I schedule meetings with students to meet their schedules for in the office, online, and teleconferences.

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

BPC101AA Introduction to Computers I 1 Credits
Computer software applications for the personal computer, including electronic spreadsheet and word processing, keyboarding review, and a desktop environment. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26295
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

9 of 25
Seats Available

BPC106AH MS Outlook: Level I 0.5 Credits
Messaging and word processing functions of a Microsoft Outlook electronic work state. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26296
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

21 of 25
Seats Available

BPC106BH Microsoft Outlook: Level II 0.5 Credits
Microsoft Outlook features including sort, filter and group items; templates and forms; information sharing by public folders and Net Folders; share and fax contacts; and record activities in the Journal. Outlook environment customization also covered.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC106AH, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26297
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
BPC110 Computer Usage and Applications 3 Credits
Introduction to business and personal computer operations and usage. Software applications for analyzing and solving business problems including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics. Prerequisites: None.
BPC110 uses Microsoft Office 2019/365 and includes extensive hands-on experience with word processing, excel spreadsheets, presentation and database management software. Knowledge of basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. Macintosh users should consult with their instructor for information on how to take BPC110 on a Mac.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26298
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Closed

Notes: BPC110 uses Microsoft Office 2019/365 and includes extensive hands-on experience with word processing, excel spreadsheets, presentation and database management software. Knowledge of basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. Macintosh users should consult with their instructor for information on how to take BPC110 on a Mac.

BPC111AA Computer Keyboarding I 1 Credits
Mastery of essential microcomputer keyboarding skills. Emphasis on touch typing of alphabetic and numeric keys and symbols. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24332
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
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.
CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24270
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Closed

Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows or MAC and ability to type 30 WPM recommended.

CIS113AE Microsoft Word: Word Processing Level I 1 Credits
Using word processing software to create, name and manage files, edit text, and do basic formatting of documents. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26300
Dobson Campus
Instructor's Office
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS113BE Microsoft Word: Word Processing Level II 1 Credits
Using more advanced features of word processing software to format documents, create lists, mail-merged documents, and documents with themes and styles.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS113AE or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26301
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS113CE Microsoft Word: Word Processing Level III 1 Credits
Utilizing more advanced features of word processing software to incorporate style and theme elements, use desktop publishing capabilities, and insert tables.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS113BE or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26302
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS114AE Excel: Level I 1 Credits
Computer spreadsheet skills for solving business problems using Excel, including calculations, forecasting, and projections. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26303
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

CIS114BE Excel: Level II 1 Credits
Additional Excel spreadsheet techniques, including macro programming, database searching, extraction, and linking to obtain prescribed reports and graphs.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114AE or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24429
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS114CE Excel: Level III 1 Credits
Additional Excel spreadsheet techniques, including complex macros, statistics, and matrix manipulation. Project design using multiple, integrated spreadsheets.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114BE or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26325
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

CIS117AM Database Management: Microsoft Access - Level I 1 Credits
Introduction to the basic elements of a current version of the Microsoft Access database management program, for casual and beginning users. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26304
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

20 of 25
Seats Available

CIS117BM Database Management: Microsoft Access - Level II 1 Credits
Exploration of additional components of the Microsoft Access database management program.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS117AM or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26305
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS117CM Database Management: Microsoft Access - Level III 1 Credits
Application of the features of the Microsoft Access program to some common database management problems.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS117BM.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24467
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/17/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

CIS118AB Powerpoint: Level I 1 Credits
Use of PowerPoint software to produce professional-quality presentation visuals. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26306
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS118BB PowerPoint: Level II 1 Credits
Use of PowerPoint software to add movement and sound to desktop presentations to enhance audience attention.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS118AB.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26307
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I 1 Credits
Specific topics include Windows basics, navigating and customizing the desktop, maintaining hardware and software, improving performance, configurations, securing your computer, taskbar, organizing, searching and managing folders and files, installing and uninstalling applications, Internet Explorer fine tuning, security, and searching, including advanced search techniques, keyboard shortcuts, and current topics. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24466
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
CIS213DE Advanced Microsoft Word: Word Processing 3 Credits
Using advanced word processing software features to perform tasks such as mail merge, collaboration, web pages, math functions, macros, photo enhancements, graphics, tables, forms and manage long documents.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS113DE or (CIS113AE and CIS113BE and CIS113CE), or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24430
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available
GBS175 Professional Development 3 Credits
Examines personal qualities and professional skills needed to find a good job. Explores techniques required to build a successful career. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24373
MC OFFSITE
DISNEY
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available
GBS270AC Business Internship 3 Credits
General business work experience in a business or industry. Eighty hours of designated work per credit.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24473
MC OFFSITE
DISNY WRLD
Lab
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available
MGT229 Management and Leadership I 3 Credits
Covers management concepts and applications for business, industry, and government organizations. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24441
MC OFFSITE
DISNEY
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 09/02/2019

Open

Seats Available
MGT270AC Management Internship 3 Credits
Management work experience in a business or industry. 80 hours of designated work per credit.
Prerequisites: Permission of Department or Division.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24472
MC OFFSITE
DISNY WRLD
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available
MGT276 Personnel/Human Resources Management 3 Credits
Human resource planning, staffing, training, compensating, and appraising employees in labor management relationships. Prerequisites: None. MGT101, or MGT175, or MGT229 suggested but not required.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24440
MC OFFSITE
DISNEY
Lecture
08/17/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

OAS101 Computer Typing I: Keyboarding and Formatting 3 Credits
Keyboard mastery; letters, tables, and reports; office production; and manuscripts. Prerequisites: None.
Builds speed and accuracy.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24399
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available

Notes: Builds speed and accuracy.

OAS101AA Computer Typing I: Keyboard Mastery 1 Credits
Incorporates correct touch typing principles. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24413
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
OAS118 10-Key By Touch 1 Credits
Touch system of numeric keys on ten-key pads. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24302
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Open

Seats Available
OAS125 Introduction to the Professional Office 3 Credits
Expectations of the professional in the electronic office of today. Realistic and practical coverage of roles, responsibilities, and environment. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24465
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 09/06/2019

Open

Seats Available

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