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Computer Information Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Information Technology is designed to prepare students for various entry-level positions in computer systems. Career opportunities include Network Administrator, Computer Programmer, Computer Operator, Web Publisher, Help Desk Technician, Database Administrator and Systems Analyst.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2010 Fall
Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
ENG101First Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First Year Composition for ESL (3) OR Permission of Department or Division.3
Admission criteria


Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
ACC111Accounting Principles I3
BPC125Microcomputer Set Up and Maintenance1
CIS117DMMicrosoft Access: Database Management3
CIS121AEWindows Operating System: Level I1
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
CIS150++Any Programming Fundamentals course3
CIS190Introduction to Networking (3) OR
MST140Microsoft Networking Essentials (3)3
CIS224Project Management MS Project for Windows3
GBS233Business Communication3
  • Identify and describe the fundamental principles and practices of financial accounting. (ACC111)
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain a microcomputer system. (BPC125)
  • Apply computer concepts, microcomputer applications and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  • Create, edit, print, and save spreadsheets and databases. (CIS105, CIS117DM)
  • Identify, define, and use basic DOS and Windows 95 operating system commands. (CIS121AE)
  • Describe issues as they relate to the Internet, including uses of, and methods used to regulate. (CIS105)
  • Demonstrate structured program design. (CIS150++)
  • Analyze problem descriptions and design programming solutions to the problems using common problem-solving techniques. (CIS150++, CIS224)
  • Identify, define, and use local area networks, metropolitan area networks, and wide area networks. (CIS190 or MST140)
  • Identify project management concepts and techniques. (CIS224)
  • Create and analyze internal and external business communications, including verbal and nonverbal techniques. (GBS233)

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