Patricia Roberts

Full Time Faculty - CIS/BPC

Computer Information Systems

Office: BP 43A

480-461-7722

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM1:00 PM - 2:00 PM4:30 PM - 5:30 PM 

Online

Online

Online

Online

 

If you need to make an appointment outside of these hours, please email me at patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu.  Email is my preferred method of contact (rather than phone) and I will be able to reply to you sooner.   Patricia

 

Classes Taught

Spring 2021

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
31873
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 03/15/2021

Open

18 of 25
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 31873 Students will have 8 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information. Students may contact instructor at patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

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
31856
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 03/15/2021

Open

24 of 25
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 31856 Students will have 8 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information. Students may contact instructor at patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

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
31857
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
Open Entry / Open Exit
01/19/2021 - 03/15/2021

Open

24 of 25
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 31857 Students will have 8 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information. Students may contact instructor at patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3 Credits
Introduction to Microsoft Access. Emphasis on features, design, and database management. Prerequisites: None.
CIS117DM uses Access 2016 through Access 365. Through a partnership between Microsoft and MCCCD, this software is available for student use for free. Details will be in the course syllabus
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31837
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/19/2021 - 03/12/2021

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 31837 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Spring 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.
CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers 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 and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. CIS105 uses Microsoft Office 2016 or 2019 and either Windows 7, 8, or 10 software.
General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31745
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 31745 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

31809
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

14 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 31809 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@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.
CIS114DE uses Office 2019 and Windows 10 or macOS unless otherwise noted in the class notes. Macintosh users should consult with their instructor for information on how to take CIS114DE on a Mac.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34723
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

Open

19 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 34723 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

CIS120DB Introduction to Adobe Illustrator 3 Credits
Provides students with the knowledge and skills to use Adobe Illustrator graphics software on a computer. Basic foundation course in the use of electronic techniques to create, manipulate, and edit images, text, abstract art, graphics design, color graphics and business charts; determine file formats appropriate for web and print; utilize tools to optimize graphics and create a PDF file. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34609
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
02/02/2021 - 05/14/2021
Tu
6:00 PM - 7:15 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.

Class 34609 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Class 34609 Highly recommend taking with CIS120DF 33898. The courses lead to the Adobe Foundations CCL.

31894
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/22/2021 - 05/14/2021

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 31894 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Class 31894 Requires an additional $50 video library fee in addition to the textbook.

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