Graphic Design Technology (Certificate)
The Computer Information Systems program encompasses a broad area of study which includes basic computer concepts, microcomputer business applications and computer science concepts. This program prepares students for entry-level positions. Software studies include the latest versions of Windows, the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet applications, desktop and Web publishing. Courses are designed to develop basic and advanced computer skills and to develop problem-solving strategies. The certificate and A.S. degree require 29 and 60 units respectively, with an emphasis on microcomputer application courses which prepare student for immediate entry into the job market. The A.S. degree also requires 18 units of general education.