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Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems

Program Details

The online Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems is designed for students pursuing professional employment in computer information systems for business. Students will be able to demonstrate sufficient understanding and application of business and related information technology concepts for entry level employment and advancement in the field.

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the global system in which computer information systems are practiced including the role of ethics and the impact on society as well as contemporary issues; demonstrate preparedness for entry level employment in the field of information technology, this includes areas of focus such as computer hardware, software, networks, and security, or programming; and demonstrate a basic understanding of relational databases and concepts, including design, creation, and data manipulation.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue a career in network, systems, or database administration; technical and applications support; and computer programming.


Graduates of accredited high schools; or have the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) certificate or the General Education Development (GED) certificate; or be 18 years of age or older and able to benefit from the college's instructional programs.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges