Computer Information Systems Certificate Program*
This certificate program is designed for the working student who has achieved a career-oriented position in a computer programming or related business area and desires to improve his/ her skills. Students take 9 credits of core requirements, 15 required credits in the CIS major and then choose 6 credits of CIS electives.
Typical employment opportunities include: software developer, programmer, systems analyst, application software support, web developer, database administrator, information security analyst, help desk, computer support specialist. A broad range of industrial and governmental employment opportunities in computer information systems is currently available, and these opportunities are expected to grow in the future. They cover diversified areas, including the business, scientific, social sci¬ence, educational, and medical fields.
All courses carry college credit and may be applied toward an Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
|EN-101||English Composition I||3|
|Flexible Core: 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D OR 2E:||Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives (select two courses)||6|
|Requirements for the Major|
|CIS-101 (formerly BU-500)||Introduction to Microcomputer Applications||3|
|CIS-102||Computer Programming Fundamentals for Business||3|
|CIS-153 (formerly BU-532)||Microcomputer Operating Systems and Utility Software||3|
|CIS-206 (formerly BU-530)||Spreadsheet Applications||3|
|CIS-208 (formerly BU-508)||Database Management Systems||3|
|Electives, Select Two (2) Courses From:|
|CIS-152 (formerly BU-520)||Introduction to Computer Programming for Business||3|
|CIS-201 (formerly BU-534)||Local Area Network Management||3|
|CIS-204 (formerly BU-524)||Web Design||3|
|CIS-251||Analysis and Design of Systems Projects||3|
|Total Credits Required||30|