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

Summer 2020

CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None. Note: Combines the contents of BPC/CIS117AM and BPC/CIS117BM and BPC/CIS117CM.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17443
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
06/29/2020 - 07/30/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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.

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
17619
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
05/26/2020 - 07/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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.

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

Fall 2020

CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None. Note: Combines the contents of BPC/CIS117AM and BPC/CIS117BM and BPC/CIS117CM.
CIS117DM uses Access 2013 or Access 2016. 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
35139
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Open

3 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 35139 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: CIS117DM uses Access 2013 or Access 2016. Through a partnership between Microsoft and MCCCD, this software is available for student use for free. Details will be in the course syllabus.

Fall Flex Start 2020

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
33319
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33319 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: 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.

33325
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

16 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 33325 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: 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.

CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic elements, exploration of additional components and common database management problems related to the Microsoft Access program. Prerequisites: None. Note: Combines the contents of BPC/CIS117AM and BPC/CIS117BM and BPC/CIS117CM.
CIS117DM uses Access 2013 or Access 2016. 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
35701
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

17 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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.

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

Additional Notes: CIS117DM uses Access 2013 or Access 2016. Through a partnership between Microsoft and MCCCD, this software is available for student use for free. Details will be in the course syllabus.

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.
Uses Adobe CC.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33482
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
09/20/2020 - 12/18/2020
We
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

11 of 20
Seats Available

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 33482 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu.

Additional Notes: Uses Adobe CC.

35538
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time 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 35538 Students may contact instructor at: patricia.roberts@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Uses Adobe CC.

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