Upon successful completion of the Computer Information Systems Associate in Science degree, the student is prepared for careers in website development or computer network maintenance. Skills and knowledge include the ability to identify and correct computer security problems and network components, and logically solve computer-related software issues. Specific courses in each specialization further refine the knowledge base in each discipline. Students may choose from a variety of approved General Education courses to complete the degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the skills to use application software such as word processing, spreadsheet processing programs, and database management system.
Demonstrate the skills to plan a web site that offers basic HTML features, develop the web site and then publish it to the web.
Demonstrate understanding of basic Operating System concepts and ability to utilize that knowledge to setup the Operating System of a computer system.
Demonstrate understanding of basic networking concepts and ability to utilize that knowledge to configure a basic networking device and solve basic network security problems.
Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.
Minimum Major Units Required: 36
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.