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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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Computer Information Systems (EB60)

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Associate in Science Degree


Campus contact for this program:
Professor Farshad Ravanshad,

This program provides instruction in business-related computer information technology for persons who wish to upgrade their current professional skills or for those actively seeking employment in various computer positions.


  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the information technology field, demonstrate problem-solving and creative-thinking skills, cooperation and good judgment skills, responsibility and self-reliance, effective written and oral communication skills necessary for entry-level employment and advancement.
  • Design, code, compile, execute, and debug programs in various programming languages.
  • Apply effective web design principles to design and develop web pages using HTML and CSS.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of relational databases and the ability to query and manipulate data in relational databases.
  • Demonstrate a basic understating of the Linux operating system, its GUI and command-line environments, and its tools.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of data communications, computer networks and the Internet, and all relevant and underlying protocols and infrastructures.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of how digital computers represent, manipulate, and process data.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 60-66

1 Must be one of the following: MAT* E137 , MAT* E172 MAT* E186 , MAT* E254 

Open Computer Science Elective -  Any approved computer technology, computer science, or computer application (not including CSA* E135 and CSA *E140) course selected in consultation with and approval by CS/CIS program advisor.

3 Restricted Programming Language Elective  -  Must be one of the following, CSC* E218 ,  CSC* E223 , CSC* E224 , CSC* E267 , CSC* E268 , CSC* E269 

4 Students desiring to transfer to a 4-year school should take a 4 credit laboratory science course.

NOTE: Major Program Requirements have minimum grade requirements.

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement .

NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.

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