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Computer Business Information Systems

Award Type: Certificate of Achievement

If you enjoy using technology and helping others then a career in information technology may be for you. The Computer and Business Information Systems (CBIS) program is a comprehensive certificate where you will learn business concepts along with needed technical skills to help support a company’s information systems’ needs. This is a Tech Prep program (see “Programs of Study” for information about Tech Prep).

The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Computer Business Information Systems will:

  • Understand the fundamentals of business, and how they relate to information systems needs of a business.
  • Use effective written and oral communication to support business information systems needs.
  • Develop technical skills to analyze and solve problems both independently and in teams, using a variety of problem-solving approaches and selecting the appropriate software.
  • Analyze/design/develop/deploy/maintain and manage business applications.

Program Requirements

A major of 21 units is required for a certificate of achievement.

Required core courses (21 units)

Course Number Course Title Units
ACCT 105 Introduction to Accounting 3.0
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3.0
CBIS 101 Computer Concepts & Applications 3.0
CBIS 108 Networking and Administration 3.0
CBIS 112 Intro to Visual Basic Program 3.0
CBIS 141 Microsoft Excel-Comprehensive 3.0
CBIS 142 Microsoft Access-Comprehensive 3.0