Graduates of the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program learn the complexities of computer software, hardware, and programming processes to enable them to be successful in the workplace. For those who decide to pursue a bachelor’s degree, the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program offers courses that can be successfully transferred to baccalaureate institutions. Students should consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the CIS program.
Many graduates of the program begin work as entry-level programmers, Cisco technicians, PC specialists, network analysts, and web developers.
The mission of Computer and Information Systems is to provide a strong foundation in the fundamentals of the computer science field, including computer programming, networking, CISCO certification, cyber security, database management and web design in order to prepare students for university transfer and/or a career in the CIS field.
If Professor Chuck Konkol had his way, everyone would take at least one hour to learn how to code. He’s certainly done his part to reach as many people as possible in the Rockford region.
The median annual wage for computer and information systems managers is $120,950.