Degrees & Certificates
Computer Information Systems AA
The Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems is designed to prepare students in a wide range of information systems skills applicable to the "real business world," such as web development, systems analysis and design, programming, data communication and networking, communication technologies, and internet protocols. These skills will prepare a student to enter into or advance within career patterns of the computer information systems industry. The degree is designed to prepare students for the employment market at the entry level in computer and information technology, provide a foundation for those students who plan to complete a four-year program in computer information systems or related fields of study, and upgrade current skills to facilitate assumption of assume greater responsibility in a current employment position.
Career Opportunities include, but are not limited to, administrative assistant, office administration, general business, web designer/webmaster, software installation and maintenance, software quality control, database management, help desk specialist, network administration and technical customer support.
|CIS 43 (Professional Communications)||3|
|CIS 50 (Intro to Computing Info Tech)||3|
|CIS 55 (Integrating Office Application)||4|
|CIS 54 (Excel: Intro to Spreadsheets)||4|
|CIS 57 (Database Concepts)||3|
|CIS 65 (Introduction to Desktop Operating Systems)||2|
|CIS 66 (Networking Fundamentals)||3|
|CIS 88A (Introduction to Microsoft Word)||1.5|
|CIS 88B (Adv Microsoft Word)||1.5|
|CIS 55B (Advanced MS Office Skills)||2|
|CIS 60 (Systems Analysis and Design)||3|
|CIS 62 (Project Management)||3|
|CIS 9001 (Database Design Methodology)||3|
|CIS 9002 (ORACLE: Database Design and SQL Programming)||3|
|CNT 51 (CompTIA's A+ Certification Computer Technician)||4|
|CS 7 (Introduction to Computer Programming Concepts)||3|
|Total Units in the Major||37-38|
|Additional General Education And Elective Units||22-23|
See the Las Positas College General Education Pattern for Associate of Arts Degree for listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.