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Applied Microcomputer Information Systems Program

Applied Microcomputer Information Systems
Associate in Science Degree and Certificate of Achievement*

 

Whether you are a beginning or an advanced computer student, the courses in the Computer Information Systems/ Applied Microcomputer Information Systems Program provides courses to improve your computer and software knowledge and skills. The CIS Associate in Science degree enables you to develop and/or upgrade your skills for career advancement. The Certificate of Achievement Program qualifies you for entry-level employment in occupational settings that utilize computers and various software applications. Contact Dr. Paramsothy Thananjeyan, Department Chair; Information: (510) 981-2921; Email: pthananjeyan@peralta.edu.

Program Learning Outcomes for Computer Information Systems Programs

Students who achieve certificates and associate degrees will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer terminology and trends in Computer Information Systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using office productivity applications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in desktop publishing software to create brochures and flyers.
  • Design a project which integrates three or more office productivity applications under program control to solve a real world problem.
  • Customize and link office applications to create an integrated project.


Required Courses Units
CIS 42A Spreadsheet Applications I
2
CIS 47 Visual Basic
4
CIS 89 Intro to Data Communications & Networking
4
CIS 200 Microcomputer Concepts and Applications
1.5
CIS 228A
OR CIS 228B
Desktop Publishing using PageMaker
OR Desktop Publishing using Quark X-Press (on MAC/PC)

2
CIS 230 Laborary Practice in Microcomputers
2
CIS 231 Advanced Lab Projects in Microcomputers
2
CIS 237 Introduction to Internet Basics
1
CIS 245A Introduction to Microsoft Access
1.5
CIS 245B Microsoft Access with VBA I
1.5
21.5
Choose three of the following four courses (5.5 – 6 units):
CIS 42B Spreadsheet Applications II
(2)
CIS 245C Microsoft Access with VBA II
(1.5)
CIS 229A
OR CIS 229B
Desktop Publishing Using PageMaker
OR Desktop Publishing Using Quark X-Press (on MAC/PC)

(2)
* Major Requirements
27-27.5
General Education and Electives 32.5 – 33
TOTAL UNITS 60

For the Certificate of Achievement, students must complete the 27 – 27.5 unit major requirements only.

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