Karri Sisson

Faculty - OYO

Computer Information Systems

Office: Downtown Center - Room: 412

480-461-7465

Office Hours

Please view my office hours in Canvas.

Classes Taught

Summer 2024

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14751

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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.

Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

Class 14751 This class uses Java programming language.

CIS216 Data Governance, Management, and Quality 3 Credits

Overview of data governance, data management, and data quality concepts and terminology, and the roles of individuals and businesses with respect to data governance, data management and data quality in analytics. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. Will demonstrate and use data governance, data management and data quality frameworks and models.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisite or Corequisites: CIS215 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17054

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

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.

Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14578

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024
Mo
4:25 PM - 5:35 PM

Closed

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 14578 This class uses Java programming language. Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

CIS156 Python Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15537

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15537 Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Java programming. Includes features needed to construct Java Applets, Java Applications, control structures, methods, arrays, character and string manipulation, graphics, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Course Notes: Requires an additional 50-minute lab per week.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14766

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

13 of 20
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 14766 Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

CIS216 Data Governance, Management, and Quality 3 Credits

Overview of data governance, data management, and data quality concepts and terminology, and the roles of individuals and businesses with respect to data governance, data management and data quality in analytics. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software. Will demonstrate and use data governance, data management and data quality frameworks and models.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisite or Corequisites: CIS215 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15943

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

1 of 20
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 15943 Students may contact the instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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.

Course 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. Chromebooks and iPads are not supported. Students require access to a PC and/or Mac to complete coursework.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13321
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/16/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Open

9 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Class 13321 Students may contact instructor at: karri.sisson@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

BS-CIS, Pega Certified Software Architect

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