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CIS: Introductory Certificate

The computer information systems certificate program introduces students to the operating system and concepts surrounding programming logic. In addition, students obtain a basic knowledge of software applications and programming languages.

Students may select one of the computer information systems associate degree programs at any time during or after the first year. However, all degree requirements must be fulfilled.

Students who satisfactorily complete the program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion.

Schoolcraft program code # 1YC.00004
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Sample Plan

First Year - Fall Semester

Total Credits: 12

First Year - Winter Semester

Total Credits: 15-16


Program Total: 27-28 Credits

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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