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CIS Degrees

The Computer Information Systems program provides training for various entry-level positions in computer systems. Career opportunities include LAN administrator, systems analyst, computer programmer, computer operator, and computer hardware and software salesperson. This is a two-year career program that leads to an Associate in Applied Science in Computer Information Systems. Certificates of Completion in Computer Information Systems, Web Design and Development, Computer Hardware and Network Support, Database Development, and Software Development are also offered.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network Administration is designed to provide the student with training for a variety of entry-level positions related to computer systems. Career opportunities include Local Area Network (LAN) administrator, systems analyst, and technical support.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Office Automation Systems, a two-year career program, is designed to prepare students for positions as administrative assistants and executive secretaries.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Programming & System Analysis provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. The program includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, business communication, team roles, and dynamics.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Design prepares students to design, create, and administer interactive and professional web sites. Students gain "hands-on" experience with web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup. The program focuses on user interface technologies such as Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, and Flash. Potential job opportunities upon program completion include web designer, web marketing manager, web manager, or e-commerce manager.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Web Development prepares students to design, create, and administer interactive and professional web sites that utilize server side programming technologies. Web page navigation, web publishing, web graphics preparation, database design and development, and e-commerce solutions, including store front setup, are integral components of this degree which focuses on server-side programming. In addition to web page creation, students study object-oriented systems analysis and design methods, structured programming logic and design, programming in an Object Oriented Programming Language, and database design and development. Potential job opportunities following program completion include web designer, web developer, web marketing manager, web manager, e-commerce manager, web programmer, web technician, or web server administrator.