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Cindy Hyslop
Professor Computer Technology


"If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That'll do them in. " — Author Unknown



Contact Information

Office Location: HTC 132, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: By Appointment
  • Tuesday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Wednesday: 8:30 - 11:30
  • Thursday: By Appointment
  • Friday: By Appointment


  • MAEd, Master of Science in Education - Educational Technology, Boise State University. , 2002
  • BS, Business Administration, University of Montana - Western, Dillon, 1990




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BUS 117
Title:Business Calculations and Methods
Catalog Description: Fundamental arithmetic processes applied to business activities and applications. Including discounts, markups, payroll, interest, annuities, present value of money, depreciation, tax computations, business statistics, and general application of mathematics for planning and problem solving using algebraic equations/graphics and other basic forecasting techniques. (Formerly BUS 117, Applied Business Mathematics)
Syllabus (PDF)
Title:Certificate Information for MCOD
My Comments:See the website for information on the Professional Medical coding and Billing. Next certificate will start in Fall 2014
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Title:Certificate of Achievement- Office Technology Emphasis
My Comments:Contact Cindy Hyslop for more information 775-753-2307 or
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CIT 201
Title:Word Certification Preparation
Catalog Description: A hands-on course building on the foundation laid in COT 151 and continuing on to sophisticated manipulation of word processing software. Topics include tables, graphic boxes, clip art, desktop publishing, fonts, macros, styles, and spreadsheets. Recommend: COT 151. (Formerly CIT 201, Word Certification Preparation)
My Comments:RUTKOSKY: SIGNATURE MS WORD 2013 (W/CD) , 2014

9780763851996, Published by EMCPA

Comment: Eight week Class
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COT 240
Title:Executive Office Procedures
Catalog Description: Introduces skills and knowledge to meet the challenges of the electronic office. Topics include public relations, written and oral communications, telephone techniques, travel and conference arrangements, records management, meeting planning, and job-seeking/selection.
My Comments:STULZ: PROCEDURES & THEORY FOR ADMIN PROF (W/OUT WEBTUTOR ACCESS) (7TH edition), 20139781111575861, Published by ITP
FALL 2014
Title:Office Hours - Spring 2013
My Comments:Office Hours Fall 2014- Contact me at 775-753-2307 or email
Syllabus (PDF)
IS 101
Title:Introduction to Information Systems
Catalog Description: Introduction to computer-based information systems management including hardware/software relationships, business applications usage, systems theory, current technology, networking, the Internet, computer security, and privacy issues. Recommended corequisite: IS 201.
My Comments:Technology In Action, Introductory, 11/E

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Mary Anne Poatsy, Montgomery County Community College

ISBN-10: 0133827356 ISBN-13: 9780133827354 -
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IS 201
Title:Computer Applications
Catalog Description: An introduction to the most commonly used microcomputer business software with emphasis on operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, presentation software, and software integration. Substantial hands-on work provides practical experience using this software. Recommended corequisite: IS 101.
My Comments:SHAFFER: MICROSOFT OFFICE 2013: FIRST COURSE , 20149781285167640, Published by ITP
MCOD 110
Title:Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing
Catalog Description: An introduction to Medical Coding and Billing, technology and the medical professional, and learning about documentation, confidentiality, and ethics.
My Comments:Must type atleast 30 wpm. Instructor approved needed before students can sign up for the MCOD classes. Email instructor at
MCOD 120
Title:Medical Terminology and Healthcare Environment
Catalog Description: Designed for students to master medical terminology and learn the history of coding and billing.
My Comments:Must type atleast 30 wpm. Instructor approved needed before students can sign up for the MCOD classes. Email instructor at
MCOD 130
Title:Introduction to Anatomy, Pathophysiology, Disease Processes, and Pharmacology
Catalog Description: Designed as an introduction to pharmacology, anatomy, pathophysiology and disease processes.
My Comments:Must type atleast 30 wpm. Instructor approved needed before students can sign up for the MCOD classes. Email instructor at
MCOD 140
Title:Health Care Structure and Medical Record Content
Catalog Description: Designed as an introduction to healthcare structure. Provides an overview of detailed information of each report in the outpatient medical record, and will also present the composition of each of the report types and how they relate to medical coding and billing.
My Comments:Must type atleast 30 wpm. Instructor approved needed before students can sign up for the MCOD classes. Email instructor at
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Title:Textbook Information
My Comments:Textbook Information
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