Computer Information Science

Computer Information Science


A.S. Computer Information Science, Information Systems Security
A.S. Computer Science
A.S. Management Information Systems
A.S. Computer Information Science: Server Administrator
A.S. CIS Information Technology
A.S. – Web Developer

Certificates of Achievement

Computer Information Science - Relational Database Administration Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Computer Programmer - SQL Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Programming in C/C++ Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Server Administrator
Computer Information Science - Database Analyst - SQL
Computer Information Science - Network Helpdesk Technician Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Web Programming Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Information Systems Security Program Disclosure
Computer Information Science - Business Information Worker
Information Technology

Certificates of Proficiency

Computer Information Science - Linux Systems Administrator
Computer Information Science - Object Oriented Software Development
Computer Information Science - Database Design
Computer Information Science - Web Publishing

Program Description

CRC computer information science programs include study in computer programming, information systems security, computer networking, management information systems, and computer applications. A wide range of degree and certificate programs are available to meet the needs of transfer students who plan to complete a four-year degree as well as career/technical students who plan to enter the workforce. Several of the programs are designed to promote a career ladder from certificate to associate degree to university transfer. Other programs are designed to upgrade the skill set of working IT professionals. All program options are designed with advice from business and industry representatives and conform to industry standards. For more information, refer to specific information about each program in the pages that follow. Transfer students should see a counselor to develop an educational plan based upon the specific requirements of the intended transfer institution.

Please review the CIS "Curriculum Prerequisite Hierarchy" for each program of study as you plan your course taking pattern.

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Operator
  • Applications Software Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Computer Systems Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Internet Technician
  • Enterprise Administrator
  • Server Administrator — Windows or Linux

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study.


  • Hands-on experience in a state-of-the-art computer center
  • Opportunities to work on specialized projects relating to computer information science, business and computer programming
  • Study in a field that has great employment opportunities and encompasses many careers

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see