CIS - Computer Information Systems Outcomes

AAS: Computer Information Systems

  • Apply computer technology to address business information system needs.
  • Process
    • Develop and evaluate system requirements.
    • Design, implement and deploy systems.
    • Evaluate, test, debug and troubleshoot systems.
  • Technology
    • Create effective databases and user interfaces.
    • Develop small programs.
    • Use network concepts and terminology to communicate with vendors and users.
    • Select appropriate technology tools by recognizing tool capabilities and limitations.
  • Information Systems in Business
    • Apply operational business knowledge in addressing information systems needs.
  • Personal and Interpersonal
    • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
    • Work effectively in teams.
    • Manage time, tasks and projects.
    • Take ownership of IS career by adapting and learning new skills. 2.2.14

AAS: Computer Information Systems - Network Administration Option

  • Process
    • Identify and evaluate network requirements for an organization.
    • Specify and purchase hardware and software for a local area network.
    • Assemble hardware, install software, and configure a local area network.
    • Operate a reliable and secure local area network.
    • Establish and maintain connections between/among local area networks, and wide area networks.
  • Management and Communication
    • Explain concepts, components, & processes of a local area network to a non-technical person.
    • Plan and control total cost of ownership (TCO) for Information Systems. 12.2007

AAS: Computer Information Systems - Health Informatics Option

The outcomes were developed and approved by the statewide consortium. They retain the spirit of the PCC goal of degree and certificate outcomes.

  • Health Care System Environment
    • Develop and evaluate health care system requirements
    • Design, implement and deploy a health care system
    • Evaluate, test, debug and troubleshoot a health care system
    • Apply operational health care knowledge in addressing Health Informatics system needs
  • Technology
    • Create effective databases and user interfaces
    • Query a database using advanced SQL concepts
    • Develop small programs
    • Select appropriate technology tools by recognizing tool capabilities and limitations
  • Personal and Interpersonal
    • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form
    • Work effectively in teams
  • Manage time, tasks and projects
    • Take ownership of Health Informatics career by adapting and learning new skills
    • Explain concepts, components, & processes of a health care system
    • Plan and control total cost of ownership (TCO) for a health care system
  • Network management
    • Install, manage and troubleshoot issues in a network environment
    • Provide technical support to desktop clients
    • Identify and evaluate network requirements for a health care organization
    • Specify and purchase hardware and software for a local area network
    • Assemble hardware, install software, and configure a local are network
    • Operate a reliable and secure local area network
    • Establish and maintain connections between/among local are networks and wide area networks
    • Use network concepts and terminology to communicate with vendors and users
  • Business
    • Work with users, managers and associates in helping to define systems requirements for new projects.
    • Assist in management of small to medium-size projects using project management software and practices
    • Use accounting principles to increase profitability and decrease cost in a project
    • Use micro and macro economics knowledge to understand their effect on the economy 10.2009

One-Year Certificate: Computer Information Systems

  • Communicate and problem solve effectively in teams and with others in developing information systems, project
    plans and to achieve common business or information technology goals.
  • Defines basic components of an operating system and can: Install Windows and/or Linux OS; format and partition
    hard drives; organize directory/folder structures for easy access’ use basic OS utilities; configure desktop and
    operating environment for individual users’ work effectively in Command Line and/or GUI to scan directories,
    copy or move files, rename or change file/folder attributes.
  • Interpret, analyze and evaluate complex technical and professional documents and visuals and use current
    programs to produce business and technical communication.
  • Create simple web sites using the latest xhtml standards and which include cascading style sheets, links, images,
    forms and canned script.
  • Use diagramming software to design basic home or business networks that includes clients and servers, routers,
    switches, hubs and access points and configures wireless networks for security.
  • Use diagramming software to design simple but effective relational databases through the use of business rules
    Relational Database Management System to create and Entity Relationship Diagrams and uses MS Access
    tables and relationships that enforce referential integrity; forms; queries; and reports.
  • Translate simple business problems or requests into workable programming algorithms, test solutions and
    complete coding. 2.2011

One-Year Certificate: Computer Information Systems - E-Commerce

  • Demonstrate competence in business level communication skills
  • Demonstrate familiarity with E-Commerce resources and tools, including web programming, publishing, database and transaction tools
  • Demonstrate proficiency in key web development tools
  • Demonstrate familiarity with business issues, especially as they relate to E-Commerce
  • Identify key issues in telecommunications, security and scalability
  • Identify key design issues including human factors, visual interface, customer and business partner considerations.  12.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Windows Network Security: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Properly configure Microsoft Windows servers and workstations for a secure networking environment
  • Properly configure wired and wireless networking devices for a secure networking environment
  • Preserve Microsoft Windows computing devices so as not to compromise forensic data. Extract forensic data from computing devices. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Linux/Unix Network Security: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Properly configure Linux or Unix servers and workstations for a secure networking environment
  • Properly configure wired and wireless networking devices for a secure networking environment
  • Preserve Linux or Unix computing devices so as not to compromise forensic data. Extract forensic data from computing devices. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Network Administration: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Properly design and install a wired LAN, including all network devices.
  • Physically connect servers and desktop computers.
  • Properly design and install a wireless LAN including all network devices, and make physical LAN connections for servers and desktop computers.
  • Integrate the Wireless LAN with the wired LAN. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Microsoft Server Administration: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Properly install Microsoft server software on an appropriately sized computer, configure the software for a simple server environment and connect it correctly to a physical network.
  • Manage a simple networking environment, effectively troubleshooting common problems, adding new users and attending to security concerns. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Linux Server Administration: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Properly install Linux server software on an appropriately sized computer, configure the software for a simple server environment and connect it correctly to a physical network.
  • Manage a simple networking environment, effectively troubleshooting common problems, adding new users and attending to security concerns. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Web Application Development: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Demonstrate an ability to understand user problems and implement solutions using PHP, HTML, DHTML, Javascript, ASP.NET, VB.NET and ADO.NET. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Oracle and SQL: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Design, write and execute PL/SQL code.
  • Demonstrate an ability to fine tune an Oracle database.
  • Demonstrate an ability to respond to user problems with carefully thought out solutions. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Java Application Programming: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Demonstrate Java programming ability
  • Demonstrate an ability to analyze customer requirements and design a software solution.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate potential software solutions to peers. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: Database Design and SQL: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Demonstrate an ability to convey database design intentions using a database design tool.
  • Demonstrate an ability to convert user requests into SQL queries that provide users with what they need.
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand user needs and implement a database that solves all user requests.
  • Code and test SQL queries. 3.2007

Less than One-Year Certificate: VB Net Application Programming: Career Pathway Certificate

  • Demonstrate VB.NET programming ability.
  • Demonstrate an ability to analyze customer requirements and design a software solution.
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate potential software solutions to peers. 3.2007