Computer Information Systems

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Program Mission

The Computer Information Systems program provides students with a quality education that motivates them to reach their full potential through up-to-date course content, relevant lab experiences, and real-world work experience.

Program Description

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program is designed to prepare students for employment in the computer area, while developing general problem-solving and troubleshooting skills that can be applied to networking, server, computer, web, and business programming environments.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems will:

  1. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by working with hardware, networks, and software through programming logic and hands-on lab assignments
  2. Install and configure various operating systems
  3. Use Microsoft Office applications to solve common business problems
  4. Demonstrate the skills necessary for entry- or mid-level employment in the Computer Information Systems field

Student Interviews

CIS video

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Step 1

Fill out our request info form. This will alert us that you are interested in the CIS programs.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Alumnus Spotlight - Joseph ZieglerCareer Considerations

The CIS program is designed to prepare students for employment in (or for a job path leading to) any one of several career opportunities as listed by the Oregon Department of Labor. The Network and Computer Systems Administrators, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Operator, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Computer Programmer, Network Administrator, Network Systems and Communications Analyst, Internet Service Technician, and Database Administrator are among those targeted job paths or job market careers.

Watch video about alumnus Joseph Ziegler and his career path to Google and Uber.

Program Publications

Program Requirements

Completion of MTH 095 or placement test scores indicating MTH 105 or higher and WR 121 or higher is required for entry into the CIS program.

It is strongly recommended that Computer Science (CS) and Computer Information Systems (CIS) students have access to a personally-owned, 64-bit Windows laptop with at least 16 GB of RAM, 1-2 TB hard disk, and other standard laptop accessories. You can purchase a full version of Microsoft Office in the UCC campus store at a very low, discounted student price.

Industry Certification

Several UCC courses are taught so that you can become Cisco, CompTIA, EC-Council, or Microsoft certified. Please consult with your faculty advisor to discuss which certifications are currently mapped to UCC courses.

UCC is a Pearson Vue and Prometric testing center. You can take most industry certification exams on campus. Please contact the UCC Testing Center at 541-440-4610 for testing information.

Other CIS Certificates & Degrees at UCC

 

Contact

 

John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7686

Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7886

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