Skills You Will Acquire

The Computer Information Systems curriculum will provide you with  technical theory, applied skills, and workplace experience that will prepare you to launch an exciting career in information technology or pursue a higher academic credential.  

After you have completed the core requirements, you will have an opportunity to select courses that meet your individual career goals.

The program offers hands-on training in both proprietary and open-source applications that are widely used in the professional field. 

Many of our part-time faculty are employed full time in the area in which they instruct and bring to the class an unparalleled industry perspective.

Here are some other critical skills you'll acquire:


  • Designing web pages
  • Maintaining databases
  • Using spreadsheet applications
  • Using Integrated Development Applications
  • Writing computer programs


  • Thinking logically
  • Performing calculations
  • Solving quantitative problems
  • Understanding complex problems
  • Evaluating software/systems


  • Writing instructions
  • Creating graphs/charts
  • Writing documentation
  • Creating reports
  • Using technical vocabulary
  • Assessing needs


  • Categorizing data
  • Managing databases
  • Defining a problem
  • Coordinating tasks
  • Setting priorities
  • Providing accuracy