Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS)
The Associate in Science in Computer Information System is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills required for a variety of positions in the field of computer information technology. The program includes foundation courses in computer information systems and a wide range of skill-builder courses in current topics of technology.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- Students will apply software development techniques that use the correct syntax and semantics of a programming language to write the source code to implement and test/debug a specified design.
- Students will use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
To earn this degree, students must meet the following requirements:
a. Completion of 60 degree applicable units with an overall GPA of 2.0.
b. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of C (or P) or better.
c. Completion of the Associate in Science graduation requirements.
Please note not all classes are offered each semester. For sections with honors courses, select either the honors version or the non-honors version
Core Curriculum Courses (Required):
plus two or more additional courses from the following (at least 8.0 units):
|CIS 040||C++ Programming (3.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||4.0|
|CIS 065||C# .Net Programming (4.0 Lecture)||4.0|
|CIS 086||Web Development with PHP and MySQL (2.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab)||3.0|
|CIS 045||Linux Essentials I (2.5 Lecture/0.5 Lab)||3.0|
|CIS 046||Linux Essentials II (Shell Programming) (2.5 Lecture/0.5 Lab)||3.0|
Required Units for the Major
|Required unts for the major||20.0-22.0|
|plus completion of general education requirements
and electives as needed to reach 60 units.
|Total required units||60.0|
Career opportunities include the following: accountants, accounting clerks, bookkeepers, tax preparers, and auditors. Depending on which electives students choose, the program also satisfies many of the lower-division course requirements for transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a degree in Accounting or Business.