Computer Information Systems AS Degree (employment preparation)
The Associate's degree in Computer Information Systems prepares students to either enter the workforce as an entry-level computer or network support technician or pursue a bachelor's degree in managing information systems.
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 A.S. Computer Information Systems are prepared and eligible to sit for CompTIA's A+ and Network+ certification exams. Optional elective courses prep students for Cisco's CCNA and CompTIA's Server+ and Security+ exams.
|CIS 010||Computer Literacy||4|
|CIS 040||Information & Communication Technology Essentials||4|
|CIS 053||Computer Network Fundamentals||3|
|CIS 087||Introduction To Programming Using Python||3|
|Electives - Select 26 units from the following:|
|CIS 054||Routing and Switching Essentials||3|
|CIS 055||Systems and Network Administration||3|
|CIS 060||Information Systems Security||3|
|CIS 064||Intro to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking||3|
|CIS 076||Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|CIS 080||Database Management Systems||3|
|CIS 082C||Front End Web Development||3|
|CIS 085C||Dynamic Website Design||3|
|CIS 086||Visual Basic Programming||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|