The Computer Information Systems curriculum is designed to provide education for computer-related careers, professional advancement, and transfer preparation. Courses provide “hands-on-computer use that emphasizes the development of the skills necessary for employment and personal use of computers. Program specialties include desktop network, desktop publishing, microcomputer manager, and microcomputer programmer.
Computer Sales Representative, Computer Software Specialist, Desktop Publishing Specialist, Hardware and Software Consultant, Help Desk Technician, Microcomputer Applications Specialist, Microcomputer Manager, Microcomputer Software Support Technician, Network Technician, Programmer, Systems Administrator, Systems Integrator
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.
A.S. in Computer Information Systems, Occupational
(Certificates of Achievement in Desktop Network Specialty, Desktop Publishing Specialty, Microcomputer Manager Specialty, and Microcomputer Programmer Specialty are awarded. Skills Certificates in Desktop A+ Centered, Microsoft Office Database Specialist, Microsoft Office Specialist, Network Security, Print Production, and Web Programming are also awarded.)
Study in the field of Computer Information Systems is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions. Specialty programs include Desktop Network Specialty, Desktop Publishing Specialty, Microcomputer Manager Specialty, and Microcomputer Programmer Specialty.