Computer / Information Systems
Computer / Information Systems is a great choice for students interested in learning more about the use of computers and information for increased creativity and productivity. This program will provide students with an overall better understanding of software applications that make computers capable of performing specific tasks.
PLANNING TO EARN A BACHELOR'S DEGREE?
The INFORMATION SYSTEMS emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway) is designed to provide the student with the first two years of education necessary to complete a degree in Information Systems at a four-year college or university. DSCC offers dual admission opportunities with several universities.
Typical jobs: Computer programmer, computer support specialists, network administrator, database developer, database administrator, information security specialist, systems administrator, chief information officer, information technology director, systems analyst, cloud architect, computer forensic investigator, mobile application developer, web developer, data modeler after obtaining a bachelor's degree.
NEED TO ENTER THE JOB MARKET QUICKLY?
DSCC offers three options for students ready to begin a new career or step-up to the next level in their current field.
The Computers and information systems concentration prepares students for positions in the workplace through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The program consists of a common core of General Education and Business major core courses, combined with subject-specific courses designed to address skills within the concentration area.
Degree plan requirements for the Computers and Information Systems concentration by catalog year:
2019-2020, 2018-2019, 2017-2018, 2016-2017
Typical jobs: Office programmer, desktop publisher, database administrator, system administrator/developer, software specialist
The COMPUTER SYSTEMS OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE certificate provides a concentrated study in the skills and specialized knowledge needed to be successful in today’s workplace. This certificate is designed to qualify students for a variety of entry-level positions.
Typical jobs: Data entry clerk, accounting clerk, information systems worker
The Networking concentration prepares students for positions in the workplace through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The program consists of a common core of General Education and Computer Information Technology major core courses, combined with subject-specific courses designed to address skills within the concentration area.
These subject-specific courses focus on those skillsets identified by employers as essential in today’s workplace and, where appropriate, will prepare students for industry-recognized certification examinations. The concentration is designed to ensure that students have the proper experience, training, and skills to begin work in the chosen field upon successful completion of the chosen program of study.
Typical jobs: Network administrator, server administrator, office programmer, security consultant