Phillip Waclawski

Residential Faculty - Linux, PHP, Python, MySQL, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Game Development

Computer Information Systems

Office: Downtown Center - Room: 408

480-461-7468

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM2:00 PM - 4:00 PM2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 

Online

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My up to date lab and office hours can be found at

http://www.felitaur.com/schedule.html

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CIS276DA MySQL Database 3 Credits

A broad overview of the MySQL database. Includes Structured Query Language (SQL) instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install MySQL, model and create new databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures, and develop backup/restore strategies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105, or CIS117DM, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33881

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
01/18/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Class Ended

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.

This class will provide free server access, including temporary accounts with AWS Academy. All software used will be free/open source. You will need a computer that allows you to install software and has full internet access.

Class 33881 Students may contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

26688
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

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.

Class 26688 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required. Contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

This class will provide free server access, including temporary accounts with AWS Academy. All software used will be free/open source. You will need a computer that allows you to install software and has full internet access.

CIS276DC NoSQL 3 Credits

A broad overview of Not Only SQL (NoSQL) databases. Contrast NoSQL databases to the Structured Query Language (SQL) databases. Includes NoSQL instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install NoSQL Servers, model and create NoSQL databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures equivalents, and develop backup/restore strategies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS215 and (CIS276DA or CIS276DB), or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32049
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
7:10 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Ended

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.

This class will provide free server access, including temporary accounts with AWS Academy. All software used will be free/open source. You will need a computer that allows you to install software and has full internet access.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 32049 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required. Contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
28096
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

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.

Class 28096 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required. Contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

CIS215 Foundations of Data Analytics and Programming 3 Credits

Overview of data analytics and programming, concepts, terminology, and how analytics and programming are used professionally in business. Use of office application software, dashboards and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs). Includes exploration of relevant emergent technologies.

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

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32040
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Ended

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.

Class 32040 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required. Contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

CIS256 Python Programming Level II 3 Credits

Advanced Python object-oriented programming concepts and applications. Emphasis on code documenting, versioning, unit testing strategies, and security practices for Python project/package development. Includes Python applications for data analysis, networking, database manipulation, and web application development.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS156 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32050
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
7:10 PM - 9:15 PM

Class Ended

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.

Class 32050 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required. Contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

Summer 2024

YOUTH100-10035 MCC Mulitmedia Madness Camp 0 Credits

Learn to be a wiz with photo editing and graphics creation for your best ever Instagram and Facebook memes. Plus up your video, audio and animation skill sets. Multimedia Madness Camp is for sixth to eight graders. MMM Camp delivers fun, interactive instruction about computer graphics, photo editing, 3D Modelling, basic video/audio editing and animation. Use popular, free, open-source software including Inkscape, Blender 3D, Gnu Image Manipulation Program, Krita, Audacity and LMMS.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15243
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
06/03/2024 - 06/13/2024
MoTuWeTh
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Open

15 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15243 Learn to be a wiz with photo editing and graphics creation for your best ever Instagram and Facebook memes. Plus up your video, audio and animation skill sets. Tuition is $249 for two weeks; class size is limited and fills quickly. MMM Camp delivers fun, interactive instruction about computer graphics, photo editing, 3D modeling, basic video/audio editing and introduction to animation. Use popular, free, open-source software including Inkscape, Blender 3D, Gnu Image Manipulation Program, Krita, Audacity and LMMS.

Fall 2024

CIS276DA MySQL Database 3 Credits

A broad overview of the MySQL database. Includes Structured Query Language (SQL) instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install MySQL, model and create new databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures, and develop backup/restore strategies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105, or CIS117DM, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13410
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

6 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.

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

Class 13410 If you can not attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of what you choose, attendance is required.

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

Class 13410 Students may contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

CIS276DC NoSQL 3 Credits

A broad overview of Not Only SQL (NoSQL) databases. Contrast NoSQL databases to the Structured Query Language (SQL) databases. Includes NoSQL instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install NoSQL Servers, model and create NoSQL databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures equivalents, and develop backup/restore strategies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS215 and (CIS276DA or CIS276DB), or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34742

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/22/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

19 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.

This class will provide free server access, including temporary accounts with AWS Academy. All software used will be free/open source. Students need a computer that allows them to install software and has full internet access.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Students may contact the instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

33612
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/21/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
7:10 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

5 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.

Students must attend either in-person at the location specified for this course section OR they must attend the live-online option at the scheduled class day and time (instructions on how to join the live-online session will be communicated by your instructor prior to the first class meeting).

This class will provide free server access, including temporary accounts with AWS Academy. All software used will be free/open source. Students need a computer that allows them to install software and has full internet access.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 33612 If you cannot attend in person, there is an option to attend via live online/zoom. Regardless of the mode, attendance is required. Students may contact the instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
14765
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

4 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.

Students must attend either in-person at the location specified for this course section OR they must attend the live-online option at the scheduled class day and time (instructions on how to join the live-online session will be communicated by your instructor prior to the first class meeting).

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

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

Class 14765 Students may contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu.

CIS256 Python Programming Level II 3 Credits

Advanced Python object-oriented programming concepts and applications. Emphasis on code documenting, versioning, unit testing strategies, and security practices for Python project/package development. Includes Python applications for data analysis, networking, database manipulation, and web application development.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS156 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15366
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
09/09/2024 - 12/13/2024
Mo
7:10 PM - 9:15 PM

Closed

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.

Students must attend either in-person at the location specified for this course section OR they must attend the live-online option at the scheduled class day and time (instructions on how to join the live-online session will be communicated by your instructor prior to the first class meeting).

This course will be taught with multiple attendance options. Contact your instructor for more information.

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

Class 15366 Students may contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

CIS276DA MySQL Database 3 Credits

A broad overview of the MySQL database. Includes Structured Query Language (SQL) instruction for data definition, data manipulation, and data retrieval. Develops knowledge and skills required to install MySQL, model and create new databases, manage users, authentication, and stored procedures, and develop backup/restore strategies.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105, or CIS117DM, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33705

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:15 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.

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

Students may contact instructor at: phil.waclawski@mesacc.edu

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