Southwestern College

Computer Information Systems is the study of the history, theories, principles, processes, procedures, structures, designs, applications, programs, languages, and management of modern operating systems.This department explores computer skills, data entry operations, information manipulation,control and data structures, software capabilities, program development, database management, design processes, operating systems, and system analysis.

Degree/Certificate Options

Associate in Arts Degree: Information Systems

The associate of arts degree in information systems prepares a student for many job opportunities needing skills in computer programming, systems analysis, end user application development, and administrative management.There is a demand for computer information system knowledge and skills for positions in finance, accounting and auditing, manufacturing, and marketing.

ACCT 101 Principles of Accounting I 4 units
ACCT 102 Principles of Accounting II —Managerial 4 units
BUS 140 Business Law 3 units
BUS 212 Business Communication 3 units
CIS 101 Introduction to Computers and Information Processing 4 units
ECON 101 Principles of Economics I 3 units
ECON 102 Principles of Economics II 3 units
MATH 119 Elementary Statistics 4 units
MATH 120 Calculus for Business Analysis 3 units
Total units 31

Associate in Science Degree: Computer Information Systems

Common Core:
BUS 211 Communication in Business and Industry 3 units
BUS 212 Business Communication 3 units
CIS 10A Microcomputer Repair and Service 2 units
CIS 101 Introduction to Computers and Information Processing 4 units
CIS 130 Microcomputer Disk Operating System 1 unit
CIS 139 Windowing Environments 1 unit
CIS 150 Introduction to Telecommunications and the Internet 1 unit
CIS 226 Operating Systems and Command Languages 3 units
Total units 15
Plus at least one emphasis: Application Programming, Internet, Internet Web Design, Internetworking Technician, Microcomputer Applications, Operations/PC Support Specialist, Systems Programming, eCommerce (14-27 units)

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