Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Technologies - CCL

Effective term: 
2019 Spring
Final term: 
Total credits required: 

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Information Systems Technologies program is designed to provide training for various entry-level positions in computer systems. Career path opportunities include: help desk support, computer technician, programmer/analyst, software developer, computer hardware and software salesperson, network administrator. Other Computer Information Systems Technologies programs are offered at Scottsdale Community College (SCC): an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Information Systems Technologies and Certificates of Completion in Database Development, Software Development, and Computer Hardware and Network Support.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

++ indicates any suffixed course. Effective Spring 2019, the Computer Information System (CIS) courses required by this program are not applicable if taken more than eight (8) years prior to the completion of the program of study. Consult with an Academic Advisor for complete information.

CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS121ABMicrosoft Command Line Operations 1
CIS133DAInternet/Web Development Level I 3
CIS150Programming Fundamentals 3
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I (3) OR
CIS162ADC#: Level I (3) 3
CIS166Web Scripting/Programming (3) OR
CIS166++Web Scripting/Programming (any suffixed course) (3) 3
CIS190Introduction to Local Area Networks 3
CIS225ABObject-Oriented Analysis and Design 3
Restricted Electives
BPC110Computer Usage and Applications 3
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
BPC270A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3
CIS114DEExcel Spreadsheet 3
CIS119DOIntroduction to Oracle: SQL 3
CIS120++Computer Graphics (any suffixed course) 1
CIS126DLLinux Operating System 3
CIS151Computer Game Development-Level I 3
CIS162ADmay be selected as a Restricted Elective if it is not used to satisfy Required Courses.
CIS162ADC#: Level I 3
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I 3
CIS166++Any Web Scripting/Programming course except course used to satisfy Required Courses 3
CIS175SAInterconnecting Cisco Network Devices 3
CIS217AMAdvanced Microsoft Access: Database Management 3
CIS220++Any Flash/Adobe suffixed course 3
CIS224Project Management Microsoft Project for Windows 3
CIS226ALInternet/Intranet Server Administration-Linux 3
CIS233DAInternet/Web Development Level II 3
CIS234XML Application Development 3
CIS235E-Commerce 3
CIS259Visual Basic Programming II 3
CIS262ADC# Level II 3
CIS263AAJava Programming: Level II 3
CIS270Essentials of Network and Information Security 3
CIS280Current Topics in Computing 3
CIS290++Computer Information Systems Internship (any suffixed course) 1-3
CIS296WCCooperative Education 3
MST+++++ Any MST Microsoft Technology course 3
CIS276++Database Management Systems (any suffixed course) 3
  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of computer information systems, fundamental computer concepts, and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  2. Demonstrate the skills needed to set, maintain, and use a database management program. (CIS117DM)
  3. Identify and define the major components of the command line environment. (CIS121AB)
  4. Create a Basic Home Page with HTML. (CIS133DA)
  5. Develop programs using structured design and logic tools. (CIS150)
  6. Use object-oriented programming language to solve a variety of problems related to business and other disciplines. (CIS159, CIS162AD)
  7. Use beginning C programming features to construct programs, functions, pointers, input and output options data types, structures, unions and disk file operations. (CIS162AD)
  8. Design software for Web sites, including client-side and server-side scripting. (CIS166, CIS166++)
  9. Perform LAN boot sequence, configuration, and console operation. (CIS190)
  10. Investigate, analyze, design, implement, and evaluate business computer systems. (CIS225AB)