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Computer Studies


Programs in the Computer Studies cluster (Computer Information Systems, Computer Networking Technology, and Computer Sciences) deliver courses that provide educational opportunities and support for students to:

  • Gain new skills and further develop existing skills needed to effectively use computer technology in workplace and academic environments.
  • Gain new skills and further develop existing skills needed for a broad range of career fields that require effective use of computer applications, networks, databases, web development skills, or programming skills.
  • Transfer to four-year institutions to pursue students' chosen educational and career goals.


The three disciplines in the Computer Studies cluster offer a variety of degrees, certificates of achievement, and career certificates that provide students with a pattern of coursework linked to specific careers and/or pathways to four-year institutions.

Computer Information Systems (CIS)

  • AS: Computer Information Technologist
  • AA: Computer Information Systems

Certificate of Achievement:

  • Computer Applications Software (Microcomputers)

Career Certifications:

  • Web Development
  • Project Management

Computer Networking Technology (CNT)

  • AS: Network Security and Administration

Certificate of Achievements:

  • Cisco Network Associate
  • Cisco Network Professional

Career Certifications:

  • Computer Desktop OS Security
  • Computer Forensics Examiner
  • Computer Network Administration (Microsoft)
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Network and Wireless Security
  • TCP/IP Network Analysis

Computer Science (CS)

  • AS: Computer Science
  • AS: Computer Programming
  • AS: Computer Programming for the Web

Career Certifications:

  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Programming for the Web