In the calendar and timetable, for the first year courses
The following warning is given instead of specific prerequisites:
"Familiarity with computers is essential for success in this course. Students should consult the CIS web page at www.ufv.ca/cis for details."
You will need the skills listed below in order to succeed in these courses. If you do not currently have those skills, you should ensure that you obtain them by the time classes start. Instructors may advise students lacking these skills to drop the course.
If you do not have these skills, CIS 100 with a grade of C or better is recommended. You can write the Computer Skills Placement Test (CSPT) if you wish to check your level of knowledge. See the UFV Assessment Services for more details.
Students should be familiar with computing in a Windows environment (Windows XP, 2003, 2007, 2010, Windows Vista, Windows 7), and be able to:
CIS 146 - Web Publishing - Intermediate
COMP 150 Introduction to Programming is a pre- or co-requisite, plus the following skills are required:
Self assessment test: to try a self-test to see if you would be better suited to take CIS 146. You should score about 75% or better on this self test to be well prepared for CIS 146. Note that you can try again after giving a wrong answer, for part marks! The on-line test automatically returns a score, and no record is kept.
Students should consult the current CIS 146 instructor if they are still unsure whether they are prepared for this course after trying the test.