Computer Information Systems
The Computer Information Systems program prepares the graduates to obtain employment and become productive IT support personnel in a business-oriented systems environment. This modular program allows students to custom design their degree based on their needs within a series of certificates that make up the core of this degree.
Courses prepare students for industry certifications, such as A+, CISSP, CCNA and MCP, in the areas of Cisco, Microsoft, Security, Technical Support, Networking and Project Management. Students can take these and other industry certification exams at the Olympic College Testing Center.
Upon completion of this program, successful students will demonstrate the following:
- Effectively use computers to automate business information systems.
- Effectively analyze, design, and build application solutions to support business needs.
- Effectively analyze, design, and build web solutions to support business needs.
- Effectively analyze, design, and build network solutions to support business needs.
- Effectively analyze, design, and deploy IT security solutions to support business needs.
- Effectively apply project management skills to support IT business needs.
- Effectively apply business management skills to support business needs.
- Effectively communicate orally and in writing in the context of common business practices.
- Work as a team member in a business information system environment to accomplish the goals of an organization.
Associate in Applied Science—Transfer
Certificate of Proficiency
Certificates of Recognition
- ASP Server Development (14 credits)
- Applications Server Support (19 credits)
- CIS Basic Concepts (11 credits)
- CIS Core Knowledge (17 credits)
- CIS Core Skills (18 credits)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (16 credits)
- I.T. Project Management Essentials (18 credits)
- Information Systems Security (17 credits)
- Open Source Systems (15 credits)
- Small Office/Home Office Associate (18 credits)
- Software Application Development (18 credits)
- Technical Support (19 credits)
- Web Client-Side Development (18 credits)
- Web Page Design (16 credits)
- Brandman University—Silverdale
- The Evergreen State College
- Western Governors University—Washington
- Computer Operator
- Microsoft Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
- UNIX/Linux Local Area Network Administrator
- Network/Systems Engineer
- Information Assurance and Security Specialist
- Information Systems Architect
- Data Communications/Security Specialist
MEDIAN HOURLY WAGE IN WASHINGTON STATE
$20.41 - $40.19
Stephen Quinn (Entry Advisor)
Source: 2012 Olympic College Workforce Development "Red Book"