CIS---Microcomputer Applications Emphasis

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02335)

Designed for those students with no prior computer experience who want to learn how to use the computer as a business and personal tool. Some vocational opportunities are accounting clerk, data entry clerk, bookkeeper, administrative assistant, general office clerk, and small office data processor. 

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, connect, support, maintain, and troubleshoot computing devices on various basic networks
Program Requirements
BUS 120INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3
CIS/ELEC 10BMICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE UPGRADE2
CIS 121BWORD PROCESSING1
CIS 122BSPREADSHEET: SOFTWARE1
CIS 133ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS SOFTWARE1
CIS 134MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE SOFTWARE--- ACCESS1
CIS 135ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE SOFTWARE--ACCESS1
CIS 137ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING SOFTWARE1
CIS 146INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE (SQL)2
CIS 246DESKTOP PUBLISHING1
Complete Common Core courses for Computer Information Systems17-19
Total Units31-33

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
Recommended Electives:
ACCT 101PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I4
ACCT 102PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II--- MANAGERIAL4
BUS 70KEYBOARDING I1
CIS 115INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING C++4
CIS 117WINDOWS PROGRAMMING USING VISUAL BASIC4