Computer Information Systems Degrees & Certificates
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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

A.S. Degree

The program is intended for students interested in information systems and can lead to career opportunities as software specialists, web programmers, database developers, systems analysts, or network administrators. A variety of courses will enable students to learn project management, perform systems analysis and design, create business software including websites, desktop applications, mobile apps, manage business data using spreadsheets and databases, implement cybersecurity measures, handle help desk incident reports, and install and maintain small and large LANs (local area networks). Students will demonstrate their proficiency through performance in laboratory exercises and objective examinations. Program assessment is measured by program completion and periodic program review.

 

El Camino College Major Requirements:

Required Core (9 units): Computer Information Systems 13, 119 and CIS 26 or CIS 28; 

Select one of the following groups of courses (17-20 units):
Help Desk: Business 27, 60A, 60B; Computer Information Systems 2, 11, 19, 40
Database: Computer Information Systems 18, 19, 28, 29, 80, 84
Networking: Computer Information Systems 40, 137, 140, 141, 142, 143
Programming: Computer Information Systems 16, 18, 80, 133, 134
Mobile and Web Programming: Computer Information Systems 30, 84, 132, 133, 134, 136
Cybersecurity: Administration of Justice 142; Computer Information Systems 119, 120, 121, 122, 137 

Total Units: 26-29


Certificate of Achievement

Business Information Worker:
Required Core: Business 22, 60A, 28, 29; Computer Information Systems 2, 13, 26

Total Units: 19

Business Programming:
A minimum of 15 units must be completed at El Camino College.

Required Core (9 units): Computer Information Systems 13, 18, 19 

Select one of the following groups (13 units):
Enterprise Programming: Computer Information Systems 16, 28, 30, 134 
-or-
Web and Mobile Programming: Computer Information Systems 84, 132, 133, 136

Total Units: 22

Cloud Computing and Programming with Amazon Web Services:
A minimum of 12 units must be completed at El Camino College with a minimum grade of "B".

Required Core: Computer Information Systems 134, 150, 152, 154, 156 

Total Units: 16

Computer Systems Applications:
A minimum of 15 units must be completed at El Camino College.

Required Core (15 units): Computer Information Systems 13, 18, 19, 26, 28;
Programming (3-4 units): Computer Information Systems 16, 133, 134, 136;
User Support (3 units): Computer Information Systems 11, 30, 40

Total Units: 21-22

Computer User Support Specialist:
A minimum of 15 units must be completed at El Camino College.

Required Core: Business 28, 29, 60A; Computer Information Systems 11, 13, 28, 40 

Total Units: 19

Database Management:
Required Core: Computer Information Systems 13, 18, 28, 29, 80, 119, 134

Total Units: 23

Certificate of Accomplishment

Cloud Computing with Amazon Web Services:
Required Core: Computer Information Systems 150, 152, 154, 156

Total Units: 12