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College Catalog 2013-14
Computer Information Science

DEGREE: A.S.—Computer Science

Code #1066

This program provides a foundation in algorithm development, programming techniques, data structures, and structured problem solving.

This A.S. Degree would be appropriate for a student planning to transfer to the California State University (CSU) or the University of California (UC) to major in either Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

It is critical that transfer students regularly meet with a CRC counselor and the CRC programming faculty to select specific CRC courses that match university degree requirements.

Required Program Units
1st Semester:
CISP 300 Algorithm Design/Problem Solving
2nd Semester:
CISP 360 Introduction to Structured Programming 4
3rd Semester:
CISP 400 Object Oriented Programming with C++ 4
Spring Semester only:
CISP 310 Assembly Language Programming for Microcomputers 4
4th Semester:
CISP 430 Data Structures 4
Fall Semester in odd-numbered years only:
CISP 440 Discrete Structures for Computer Science 3
Total Units Required 22

¹The corequisite for this course can be applied to the CRC graduation requirements.

Suggested Electives:
CISC 302 Computer FamiliarizationCISC 310 Introduction to Computer Information ScienceCISP 350 Database ProgrammingCISP 370 Beginning Visual Basic

Associate Degree
The CIS - Computer Science Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.S.—Computer Information Science: Server Administrator

Code #1621

This degree is designed for networking professionals who want to manage the components of a network system, based on the Microsoft Windows platform and Microsoft server software, on an ongoing basis; monitor and optimize the components of a network system; and diagnose and resolve problems regarding the components of a network system.

Required Program Units
CISC 323 Linux Operating System 1
CISC 324 Intermediate Linux Operating System 1
CISC 356 Introduction to Local Area Networks 1.5
CISC 498 Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core 1-4
CompTIA Network+:
CISN 330 Data Communication and Networking Fundamentals 3
CompTIA Security+:
CISS 310 Network Security Fundamentals 3
CompTIA Server+:
CISN 300 Network Systems Administration 3
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring:
CISN 306 Advanced Network Systems Administration 3
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuring:
CISN 308 Internetworking with TCP/IP 3
70-646: Pro: Windows Server 2008 Administrator:
CISN 320 Designing Windows Directory Services 3
Required Elective:
A minimum of three (3) units from the following: 3
CISN 301 Network Client Systems Administration (3)
CISN 302 Intermediate Network Systems Administration (3)
CISN 303 Network Administration - Linux Server (3)
CISN 374 Messaging Server Administration (3)
CISN 378 Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server (3)
CISN 499 Experimental Offering in Computer Information Science - Networking (0.5-4)
CISP 370 Beginning Visual Basic (4)
CISS 342 Implementing Linux Operating System Security (3)
Total Units Required 25.5-28.5

Associate Degree
The CIS - Server Administrator Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.S.—Computer Information Science, Information Systems Security

Code #1535

This degree is designed to give students currently employed as an Information Technology (IT) Professional the additional skill sets necessary to work in this rapidly growing field. This degree covers some of the critical skill sets for the (ISA) 2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) exam, which is recognized as an international standard for an Information Systems Security (ISS) Professional.

Required Program Units
CISC 323 Linux Operating System 1
CISC 324 Intermediate Linux Operating System 1
CISC 356 Introduction to Local Area Networks 1.5
CISC 498 Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core 1-4
CompTIA Server+:
CISN 300 Network Systems Administration 3
Windows Client:
CISN 301 Network Client System Administration 3
CompTIA Network+:
CISN 330 Data Communication and Networking Fundamentals 3
(ISA)2 CISSP INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY DOMAINS:
CISS 301 Ethical Hacking 2
Security Architecture & Models:
CISS 310 Network Security Fundamentals 3
Access Control Systems & Methodology:
CISS 320 Implementing Network Security and Counter Measures 3
Telecommunications, Network & Internet Security:
CISS 330 Implementing Internet Security and Firewalls 3
Operations System Security:
CISS 341 Implementing Windows Operating System Security 3
or CISS 342 Implementing Linux Operating System Security
Security Management Practices:
CISS 350 Disaster Recovery 3
Law, Investigation & Ethics
CISS 360 Computer Forensics and Investigation 3
Total Units Required 33.5-36.5

Suggested Electives:
PHIL 310; BUS 310; COMM 301; MATH 343; CISC 310; CISC 498

Associate Degree
The CIS - Information Systems Security Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60- unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

Guideline to students:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) candidates are required to satisfy all ten security domains to pass this certification. It is recommended that students use the following Matrix to guide them in their selection of the appropriate course(s) for their personal and/or professional needs.

Elective Courses

Take these courses: If you need these skills sets:
CISS 310 Security Architecture & Models
CISS 320 Access Control Systems & Methodology
CISS 330 Telecommunications, Network & Internet Security
CISS 341/342 Operations Security
CISS 350 Security Management Practices
CISS 360 Law, Investigation & Ethics

DEGREE: A.S.—Computer Information Science: Enterprise Administrator

Code #1620

This degree is designed for networking professionals who want to analyze the business requirements for a network system; design a network system solution that meets business requirements; deploy, install, and configure the components of a network system based on the Microsoft Windows platform and Microsoft server software; manage the components of a network system on an ongoing basis; monitor and optimize the components of a network system; and diagnose and resolve problems regarding the components of a network system.

Required Program Units
CISC 323 Linux Operating System 1
CISC 324 Intermediate Linux Operating System 1
CISC 356 Introduction to Local Area Networks 1.5
CISC 498 Work Experience in Computer Information Science - Core 1-4
CompTIA Network+:
CISN 330 Data Communication and Networking Fundamentals 3
Programming Requirement:
CISP 300 Algorithm Design/Problem Solving 3
CISP 370 Beginning Visual Basic 4
CompTIA Security+:
CISS 310 Network Security Fundamentals 3
CompTIA Server+:
CISN 300 Network Systems Administration 3
70-620: TS: Deploying and Maintaining Windows Vista Client or 70-624: TS: Deploying and Maintaining Windows Vista Client and 2007 Microsoft Office System Desktops:
CISN 301 Network Client Systems Administration 3
70-643 TS: Windows Server 2008 Applications Platform, Configuring:
CISN 302 Intermediate Network Systems Administration 3
70-640: TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring:
CISN 306 Advanced Network Systems Administration 3
70-642: TS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring:
CISN 308 Internetworking with TCP/IP 3
70-647: Pro: Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Administrator:
CISN 324 Designing Windows Networking Services 3
Required Elective:
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
CISN 303 Network Administration - Linux Server (3)
CISN 374 Messaging Server Administration (3)
CISN 378 Database Administration for Microsoft SQL Server (3)
CISN 499 Experimental Offering in Computer Information Science - Networking (0.5-4)
CISS 341 Implementing Windows Operating System Security (3)
Total Units Required 38.5-41.5

Guidelines to Students:
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Enterprise Administrator candidates on the Microsoft Windows Server (tm) 2008 track are required to satisfy five industry certification exams (70-620 or 70-624, 70-643, 70-642, 70-640 and 70-647). It is recommended that students use their best judgment and talk to a counselor or a CIS instructor to help guide them with their selection of the appropriate courses for their personal and/or professional needs.

Associate Degree
The CIS - Enterprise Administrator Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

DEGREE: A.S.—Management Information Systems

Code #1074

This program provides the basic skills necessary for a career in business, while allowing the student to select courses that fit individual needs and desires. This degree also meets some of Sacramento State's lower-division coursework for a BS in Business Administration with a MIS concentration.

Required Program Units
Accounting:
ACCT 301 Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 311 Managerial Accounting 4
Economics:
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 304 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Mathematics:
MATH 343 Modern Business Mathematics 4
STAT 300 Introduction to Probability and Statistic 4
Computer Information Science:
CISC 308 Exploring Computer Environments and the Internet 1
CISA 308 Exploring Word Processing and Presentation Software 1
CISA 318 Exploring Spreadsheet Software 1
CISP 300 Algorithm Design/Problem Solving 3
CISP 370 Beginning Visual Basic 4
CISS 300 Introduction to Information System Security 1
Required Electives: 6
A minimum of 6 units from the following:
BUS 300 Introduction to Business (3)
CISC 310 Introduction to Computer Information Science (3)
CISP 371 Intermediate Visual Basic (4)
CISS 310 Network Security Fundamentals (3)
MGMT 362 Techniques of Management (3)
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing (3)
Total Units Required 39

Suggested Electives:
PHIL 310; BUS 310; ENGR 300; WEXP 498; BUS 330; BUS 345; SOC 321

Associate Degree
The Management Information Systems Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

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