Computer Information Systems AS Degree (employment preparation)
The Associate's degree in Computer Information Systems prepares students to enter the workforce as an entry-level computer or network support technician.
Computer support technicians provide technical assistance to computer users. They may answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, via telephone, or electronically. They may provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems. Computer network technicians analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and internet systems or a segment of a network system. They may perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
Graduates of the Computer Information Systems A.S. Employment Prep are prepared to complete CompTIA's A+ and Network+ certification exams. Optional elective courses prepare students for Cisco's CCNA, CompTIA's Server+, Linux+ Security+, Ethical Hacking Council, AWS Cloud Certifications exams, among others.
|CIS 010||Computer Literacy||4|
|CIS 040||Information & Communication Technology Essentials||4|
|CIS 053||Computer Networks and Security,Computer Network Fundamentals||3|
|CIS 087||Introduction to Programming Using Python||3|
|Visual Basic Programming|
|Electives - Select 26 units from the following:|
|CIS 023A||Introduction to Amazon Web Services||2|
|CIS 030||Introduction to Linux Operating System||3|
|CIS 054||Routing and Switching Essentials||3|
|CIS 055||Systems and Network Administration||3|
|CIS 060||Information Systems Security||3|
|CIS 064||Intro to Ethical Hacking||3|
|CIS 080||Database Management Systems||3|
|CIS 082C||Front End Web Development||3|
|CIS 085C||Dynamic Website Design||3|
|CIS 095A||Computer Information Systems Work Experience||1-8|
|BUMA 010||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUMA 028||Introduction To Entrepreneurship||3|
|BUMA 094||Business Communications||3|
|COD General Education Pattern||18|