The Computer Information Systems AS Degree
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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|
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
|OPTION A||Cerro Coso Local General Education Pattern|
|OPTION B||CSU General Education Breadth|
|OPTION C||IGETC - Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum|
All classes needed for this degree are available online. Additionally, some of the general education courses needed to complete this degree are available at all our locations. See Counseling for specific help with enrolling and completing this degree.
This degree requires 60 units and will likely take 4 semesters.
x $46 per unit
x ($211 + $21) per unit
= $2760 in tuition and fees
= $13,920 in tuition and fees
+ ~$3600* for books and supplies
= $6360 across four semesters
= $17,520 across four semesters
*This is an estimate. Actual costs will vary.