CIS 201 Introduction to Information Systems* (3 Hours)
Prerequisites : ACCT 121.
This course introduces students to contemporary information systems and demonstrates how these systems are used throughout global organizations. Students will study key information system components and learn how these components are best leveraged by businesses. This course also provides an introduction to systems and development concepts, technology acquisition and various types of emerging or prevalent application software.
The Computer Support Specialist Network+/Security+ 32-credit hour certificate provides additional technical skills and industry-recognized credentials for students to qualify for a wider range of high-demand positions across the broad field of information systems. Upon completion of the certificate, students are prepared to take both the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. Individuals may choose to enter the workforce with strong computer, network and security support skills, or continue another year of studies to complete their Computer Support Specialist Associate of Applied Science degree.
The Computer Support Specialist 61 credit hour Associate of Applied Science degree prepares individuals to provide technical assistance, support, and advice to computer users to troubleshoot software, hardware and networking problems. This two-year degree includes instruction in computer concepts, information systems, networking, security, operating systems, the Internet, software applications, help desk concepts, effective written and verbal communication skills, team management, project management, customer service and problem solving skills. Courses are completed in state-of-the-art computer labs at Johnson County Community College. Students are prepared to enter the workforce as a Computer User Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician, Technical Support Specialist or IT Support Representative.