The Associate in Science in Advanced Information Systems prepares students transferring to a CSU in Information Technology-Information Systems (IT IS). The required classes represent the normal undergraduate core for transfer to the CSU. Graduates from a CSU have a wide range of career options including: business, industry, teaching, research, and agriculture. They work in multiple specialty areas including: business application developers, business analysts, database designers, web and E-Commerce developers and administrators, webmasters, wireless and mobile application developers, network and security specialists, network administrators, social media specialists, and information systems consultants.
"The instructors apply everything they teach us to the real world and show us how it’s going to be useful in our careers. Because of where the business world is now and where it’s going, it’s so good to have that knowledge and be set up for success.”
“The Information Systems programs at Porterville College are designed to prepare students for a job market that is based on technology like never before. Our graduates are prepared to earn high wages and help organizations become more efficient, profitable, and effective. We offer three distinct degrees as well as two certificates that are sure to meet the needs of most students who are seeking a rewarding career in an IT-related field.”