The Information Systems Program is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the computer and information technology field. The Program offers both a certificate and an Associate Degree as well as prepares students for transferring to four-year institutions.
Careers in data communications and networking, computer software engineering, database administration, computer systems analysis and design, not only are in great demand but also represent some of the professions with highest income level among all career choices.
Program Level Outcomes: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of various types of information systems and their roles in our economy and society; exhibit proficiency in using common computer hardware, software, and the Internet; design, construct, and troubleshoot computer programs; design, construct, and implement data communications networks; demonstrate an understanding of the systems development process and plan, analyze, design, and implement information systems; discuss social, ethical, privacy, and security issues involved in the use of information systems.
Twenty (20) units required from the following two groups.
|Required (12 units)|
|INFS P100 - Introduction to Information Systems||3 units|
|INFS P113 - Structured Programming (Visual Basics)||3 units|
|INFS P210 - Systems Analysis and Design||3 units|
|INFS P220 - Data Communications and Networking||3 units|
|Electives (7 units)|
|BSAD P101 - Introduction to Business||3 units|
|INFS P005 - Introduction to Windows||1 credit|
|INFS P010 - Introduction to Word Processing (Word)||2 units|
|INFS P020 - Introduction to Spreadsheet (Excel)||2 units|
|INFS P030 - Introduction to Database (Access)||2 units|
|INFS P050 - Introduction to the Internet||1 unit|
|INFS P051 - Web Page Design (HTML)||2 units|
|INFS P052 - Introduction to Web Design||3 units|
|INFS P053 - Advanced Web Page Design Using HTML||2 units|
|INFS P055 - Internet Research||2 units|
|INFS P056 - Web Page Design Practicum||2 units|