The Computer Information Systems Certificate
You can use this to:
As technology advances, computer specialists are in more demand than ever before. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the computer information systems profession will grow at a faster than average rate through 2020, by 22 percent.
Note: Some courses within the major may have a required prerequisite. If you feel you have equivalent knowledge and skills to those included in the prerequisite course through professional experience, licensure, or certification, you have the opportunity to submit a Prerequisite Challenge to be reviewed by the faculty chair. For the Prerequisite Challenge to be considered, you must submit documentation/verification to substantiate the basis for the challenge. Please consult a counselor for more information regarding Prerequisite Challenge.
Complete all of the following courses:
|CSCI C101||Introduction to Computer Information Systems||3 Units|
|CSCI C142||Information and Communication Technology Essentials||4|
|CSCI C143||Computer Network Fundamentals||3|
|CSCI C146||Introduction to Information Systems Security||3|
|CSCI C251||Introduction to Visual Basic Programming||3|
|CSCI C270||Introduction to Database Design and Management||3|
Select 4-5 units from the following courses:
|or MATH C121||Elementary Probability and Statistics||4 Units|
|or MATH C121H||Elementary Probability and Statistics: Honors||5|
|MATH C130||Finite Mathematics||4|
|MATH C131||Basic Functions and Calculus for Business||4|
|MATH C151||Analytic Geometry and Calculus I||4|
All classes needed for this certificate are available online. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this certificate.
This certificate requires 23-24 units and will likely take 2 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($211 + $21) per unit
= $1058 in tuition and fees
= $5336 in tuition and fees
+ ~$1380* for books and supplies
= $2438 across two semesters
= $6716 across two semesters
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.
Counseling can provide specific help with enrolling and completing this degree.