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Computer Technology and Information Systems A.S. Degree (07201.AS)

School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

The Computer Technology and Information Systems AS degree prepares student to enter the fields of IT Support Specialist, Cybersecurity, System Administration or Networking Professional. Classes are focused on computer technology used to collect, record, organize and access data. Many career paths are available in this broad field.

The Associate of Science degree in Computer Technology and Information Systems is available for students who meet the graduation requirements and complete the following required courses, with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) in each course in the degree and maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Program Learning Outcomes:

A. Demonstrate the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and the advanced concepts of computer security, networking, and the responsibilities of a Systems Administrator professional.

B. Demonstrate competency in client computing and user support including the ability to configure, install, diagnose, and support hardware and software issues.

C. Demonstrate competency in networking and convergence including the ability to design, analyze, and support computer networks.

D. Demonstrate competency in working with servers, storage, and virtualization including implementing and evaluating network security solutions.

E. Demonstrate competency in utilizing Math skills to assist in the solving of complex business, security, and networking problems.

F. Demonstrate an ability to read and interpret technical information, as well as communicate with and write clearly for a wide ranges of audiences.

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Program Requirements:

Program Core: (23-24 Units)


CPSC-01 Introduction to Computer Information Systems


CTIS-03 Information and Communication Technology Essentials


CTIS-15 Computer Network Fundamentals 


Programming: Plus 3 units from the following:

CPSC-05A Application Development and Programming (3)
CTIS-02 Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies (3)
CTIS-04 Programming with Python (3)
CTIS-07 Linux Shell Scripting and Programming (3)


Electives: Plus 6 units from the following:

CTIS-05 IT Project Management (3)
CTIS-06 Python Programming for Cyber Security (3)
CTIS-08 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design (3)
CTIS-09 Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Services (3)
CTIS-10 Introduction to Database Management Systems (3)
CTIS-11 Linux System Administration (3)
CTIS-12 Windows Server System Administration (3)
CTIS-14 Advanced Python Programming (3)
CTIS-16 Routing and Switching (3)
CTIS-17 Systems and Network Administration (3)
CTIS-21 Introduction to Cybersecurity-Ethical Hacking (3)
CTIS-22 Digital Forensics Fundamentals (3)
CTIS-29 Cloud Computing and Microsoft Azure (3)


Mathematics: Plus 3-4 units from the following:

MATH-03 Calculus for Business (4)
MATH-04A Calculus I (4)
MATH-10 Elementary Statistics (3)
MATH-15 Finite Mathematics (3)


Total: (23-24 Units)

Completion of MCCD-GE Breadth: (23 units)

Elective (as needed to reach 60 units) Units: (16-17 Units)

Total Degree Units: (60 Units)

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Contact Information


Marie Bruley


(209) 384-6293

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(209) 381-6478

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