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Computer Information Systems, Associate of Science Degree

Banner Code: 3_AS_CIS

Control Number: 43976

Financial Aid Eligible

This degree program provides students with a solid foundation in the field of computer information systems. Students will learn to design, develop, and maintain technology solutions to bridge the gap between technology and the needs of the organization. Topics covered include programming, information systems, cybersecurity, systems analysis, and data governance. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs or to help them advance into careers, such as Web Developer, Digital Designer, Database Administrator, and Computer and Information Systems Manager.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

 Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the methods, techniques, and tools relevant to computer systems, software development, and information technology.
  2. Describe the ethical and legal considerations related to technology and data management.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to align technology solutions with organizational goals.
  4. Select appropriate resources to continuously adapt to evolving technology and business environments.

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Courses
Complete the following:
CIS C105Introduction to Business Office Technology3
CYBR C101Introduction to Cybersecurity3
ICS C120Introduction to Programming3
CIS C157Introduction to Python Programming3
CIS C205Principles of Information Systems3
CIS C240SQL Database Development3
CIS C260Systems Analysis and Design3
CIS C285Data Governance, Privacy, and Policies3
Program Electives3
Select one of the following:
Secure Coding and Design
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Units Required for Major27
Local General Education, CSU General education, or IGETC patternvaries
Electives to Satisfy Unit Requirementvaries
Total Units60-66