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Computer Information Systems

The Program

The Certificate demonstrates your proficiency in specific skills. While units in this program are transferable to many institutions, students should consult a counselor for information.

Freshman Year

Courses Units
Computer Information Systems 50 (Introduction to Computing and Information Technology) 3
Computer Information Systems 65 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems) 2
Computer Information Systems 55 (Integrating Office Applications) 4
Computer Information Systems 88A (Introduction to Microsoft Word for Windows) 1.5
Computer Information Systems 88B (Advanced Microsoft Word for Windows) 1.5
Computer Information Systems 54 (Excel: Introduction to Spreadsheets) 4
General Education Courses  

 

Sophomore Year

Courses Units
Computer Information Systems 43 (Professional Communications) 4
Computer Information Systems 66 (Networking Fundamentals) 3
Computer Information Systems 57 (Access: Introduction to Databases) 4
Systems Analysis and Project Management Options* 5
Programming and Web Design Options *. 6
General Education Courses  
Total units required 60

System Analysis and Project Management Options

Select from the following for a minimum of 5 units"

  • Computer Information Systems 60 (Systems Analysis and Design)
  • Computer Information Systems 62 (Project Management)
  • Computer Information Systems 70 (Project Management Tools)

Programming and Web Design Options

Select from the following for a minimum of 6 units:

  • Computer Information Systems 80 (Introduction to Programming: Visual Basic)
  • Computer Information Systems 68 (Using Visual Basic for Microsoft Office Applications)
  • Computer Information Systems 59A (Web Development: HTML/XHTML)
  • Computer Information Systems 59B (Web Development: DHTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Computer Information Systems 69 (Web Development: Web Design Technologies and Tools)
  • Computer Information System 46 (Game Programming: 2D and 3D)
  • Computer Information Systems 59C (JavaScript and Ajax)

Note: Other classes may be substituted to meet the Programming requirement. Please consult Discipline Coordinator, 925.424.1194

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