OverviewThe Computer Information Systems Program is designed to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the field of information technology. The degrees under this program are targeted toward developing proficiency in software applications, computer programming and website development. Students receive extensive hands-on training through current software and information technology techniques.
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What Will I Learn?The Software Applications Certificate option is designed to teach fundamentals and integration of the most commonly used business applications. These packages include word processing, spreadsheets, database operations, presentation graphics and basic web page design and development.
What Can I Do With This Degree?This degree prepares graduates for entry-level positions with companies, government agencies and hospitals. Graduates find jobs in data entry or microcomputer applications, some of which offer the the flexibility to work from home for various companies.
Degree RequirementsAll courses in the Computer Information Systems program must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Students in the Computer Information Systems program must complete all courses (290 semester credit hours) in the recommended program of study and complete an approved certification examination to graduate. It takes one year to complete the degree requirements.
Each student must be admitted to Lamar Institute of Technology and complete the DORI requirement.