Computer Information Systems A.S. Degree

To meet the needs of successful computer science or computational science, this degree program integrates the study of computer applications and computer sciences. This degree program prepares the student for immediate entry into a vocational field related to computer programming and/or further study in computer science, or computational science.

This degree requires 27 units (18 units from required courses, 6 units from restricted electives, 3 units from restricted courses).


Course Title Units
CIS 101 Introduction to Computer & Information Systems 3
CIS 102 Personal Computer Applications 3
CIS 123 Web Page Design - HTML 3
CIS 130 Introduction to 3D Computer Animation 3
CIS 248 Systems Analysis and Design 3
CIS 265 Adobe Photoshop 3

Electives (Choose a minimum of 6 units from the list below)

Course Title Units
CIS 124 Web Page Design Tools 3
CIS 131 Animation Principles and Production I 3
CIS 132 Animation Principles and Production II 3
CIS 133 Advanced 3D Computer Animation 3
CIS 260 Desktop Publishing 3

Restricted Courses (Choose a minimum of 3 units from the list below)

Course Title Units
MAN 105 Principles of Management & Organization 3
MAN 106 Personnel Management 3
MAN 107 Small Business Management 3
BUS 201 Principles of Organizational Leadership 3

Total Required Units: 27

In addition to the Core Courses required for the A.S. Degree in Computer Information Systems, students will also be required to meet the Associate Degree Requirements and the General Education Requirements (Option A) listed in this catalog.