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 are available in data communications and networking, computer software engineering, database administration, computer systems analysis and design.
Program Learning Outcomes: Students will 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 Basic)||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 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 P052 - Introduction to Web Design||3 units|
|INFS P055 - Internet Research||2 units|
Effective Summer 2015
|JSC||Job Skills Certificate|
|CA||Certificate of Achievement|
|AA||Associate in Arts Degree|
|AS||Associate in Science Degree|
|AA-T||Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree|
|AS-T||Associate in Science for Transfer Degree|