CIS - eCommerce Emphasis

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02071)

The objective of the eCommerce curriculum is to prepare students for entry-level employment in the eCommerce industry. The curriculum is designed to provide students with basic and advanced eCommerce knowledge, along with the skills necessary to design, maintain, and administer a Web-based eCommerce site.

Students will understand the complexities of the marketplace for eCommerce and will become familiar with the legal and regulatory issues that affect eCommerce. Students will gain an understanding of the issues surrounding privacy, security, and the protection of intellectual property.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Compare and contrast strategies techniques and programming techniques of developing an online store.
  • Discuss and apply methods to design, maintain, and administer a web-based eCommerce site.
  • Distinguish and demonstrate an understanding of complex eCommerce marketplace legal and regulatory issues that affect eCommerce.
  • Read, explain and develop web based technology and applications required to design dynamic interactive eCommerce sites.
Program Requirements
BUS 134eBUSINESS I: PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE3
CIS 146INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE (SQL)2
CIS 103AeCOMMERCE IIIa---MIVA MERCHANT ONLINE STORES USING FIREWORKS3-4
or CIS 104 eCOMMERCE IV---BEGINNING COLDFUSION
Complete Common Core courses for Computer Information Systems17-19
Total Units25-28

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.

Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.

Common Core
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Select 2-4 units of the following:2-4
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
CIS/ELEC 10AMICROCOMPUTER REPAIR AND SERVICE2
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
CIS 130MICROCOMPUTER DISK OPERATING SYSTEM1
CIS 139WINDOWING ENVIRONMENT1
CIS 150INTRODUCTION TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND THE INTERNET1
CIS 226OPERATING SYSTEMS AND COMMAND LANGUAGES3
Total Units17-19