What Can You Do With a CIS Certificate?
With your CIS Certificate, you can go to work in many entry level roles, ready to take on more responsibility:
- Computer support specialist
- IT systems administrator
- Information security specialist
- Desktop publisher
- Database specialist
Your CIS Certificate also opens the door to careers that may require more work experience or education:
- Software engineer
- Web developer
- Database engineer
- Game designer
- Computer and information systems manager
- Computer science researcher
- Market research analyst
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After earning your certificate, you’re prepared to start working and contributing. Many fields have entry-level positions with requirements that match the skills you earn during this program. Use your work experience to craft your career growth.
A job in the computer information systems field requires a lot of creative thought. Complex problems require complex solutions with lots of technical know-how. Modern businesses are always on the lookout for people trained in the technical with a creative mindset.
Computer Information Systems Cert.: What to Expect
- 21 units of required courses
- 6 units of restricted electives
- 27 total units
- A grade of C or higher in all required courses
- Minimum grade point average of 2.0
Computer Business Applications for Windows (CIS 070A) | 3.00
Excel I (CIS 072D) | 3.00
Excel II (CIS 074) | 3.00
Word I (CIS 076B) | 3.00
Word II (CIS 078B) | 3.00
Access Database Management (CIS 073C) | 3.00
Visual Basic Programming I (CS 086) | 3.00
Restricted electives — choose 2 classes:
BUAA 001, BUAC 066, BUMA 010, CS 001, CS 003, CS 004, CS 005,
CIS 030, CIS 062, CIS 063, CIS 082C, CIS 082H | 3.00
What You Learn
- Find solutions to real-world problems using the right software.
- Work easily with the most common business software.
- Set up a business database.
- Match website or publication design to business goals.