for my Web Design, E-Commerce, XHTML, and Advanced Web Technologies students

HTML and CSS

This course is an introduction to the coding of Web pages and will include.....

  • syntax of HTML5 elements and attributes
  • use of an HTML editor
  • use of FTP software
  • form elements
  • CSS
  • intro to multimedia
  • intro to Javascipt

Students will take a hands-on approach to learning by completing Web assignments and FTP'ing completed work to a subdomain.

Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters online.
Offered at SE Campus Fall and Spring.

Textbook required. Software is free.

CSYS 1053


Social Media

In this course, students will explore the use of Social Media for business and personal use. Web 2.0 technologies covered include: 

  • Blogs
  • Social networks
  • LinkedIn
  • Niche online communities
  • Microblogging
  • Online video
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media News Releases
  • Tagging and bookmarking services
  • Customer reviews/ratings
  • RSS feeds
  • Photo-sharing services
  • Forums and online communities
  • Virtual Worlds

Each student will develop a Social Media Marketing plan for a business.

This course is offered once a year online during the Summer semester.

CSYS/MKTG 2993


Adv XHTML Technologies

NOTE: JavaScript is now being substituted for the Adv. XHTML course. This description is kept for reference only. 

This course follows the XHTML course and expands the student's knowledge of Web technologies. The frequently updated content may include....

  • jQuery
  • Firebug
  • pure CSS layout, YUI grids
  • HTML5
  • CSS sprites, favicons
  • HTML emails
  • form validation
  • intro to PHP/MySQL database/form interaction
  • Ajax

Students apply their knowledge through creation of a website project of their choice! Tulsa Achieves volunteer hours may possibly be gained through choice of an appropriate semester project. Talk to me if you are interested in this aspect of the course!

This course is offered once a year online during the Spring semester.

Online books, resources, videos, and software are free. If desired, books may be purchased online.

CSYS 2153

Electronic Commerce

This course will examine the Internet economy and may include.....

  • shopping carts
  • payment gateways
  • merchant accounts
  • e-commerce business models
  • privacy
  • security
  • customer relations
  • viral marketing
  • industry trends
  • ethics and marketing
  • use of Web 2.0

Students may work hands-on with an e-commerce website when this is feasible.

This course is offered once a year online during the Fall semester.

Recommended textbook. Software is free.

CSYS/MKTG 1443


Web Design and Marketing

An intro to website creation including....

  • design guidelines
  • market research
  • usability testing
  • search engine optimization
  • psychology of aesthetics
  • scannable content
  • accessiblity
  • Web 2.0

Students will develop and test a website using Joomla!, a free, open-source website development environment used for nearly every type of site including ecommerce, blogs, government, e-zines and small business sites. Tulsa Achieves volunteer hours may possibly be gained through choice of an appropriate semester project. Talk to me if you are interested in this aspect of the course!

This course is offered Fall and Spring semesters both online and on campus. Online textbook, resources, and software are free. Textbook may also be purchased.

CSYS/MKTG 1393


Intro to Programming

This course is a required prerequisite for all programming classes and will serve as an introduction to structured programming techniques. Topics to be covered include:

  • flowcharting
  • pseudo code
  • sequence
  • selection
  • iteration
  • arrays
  • I/O
  • principles of problem solving
  • debugging, documentation
  • good programming practice
  • use of a programming language

Students will use both Visual Basic and Alice programming environment. This course is offered at SE Campus both Fall and Spring semesters.

There are two required textbooks. Software is either free or available through the MS Academic Alliance.

CSYS 1203

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