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CIS: Information Technology Foundation Skills Certificate

This certificate program is designed for students who are new to computers and information technology looking to become more knowledgeable before choosing a specific path to pursue in the field.  Students at any level of computer familiarity will gain fundamental computer knowledge and skills before having the opportunity to choose courses providing a path forward into several certificate and degree programs.

Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion.  All program required courses must have been completed with a grade of 2.0 or better.

Schoolcraft program code #CRT.00328
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 9

First Year - Winter Semester

  • Elective - Select from list - Credits: 3-4
  • Elective - Select from list - Credits: 3

Total Credits: 6-7


Program Total: Credits 15-16

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor or counselor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

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