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Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

View new CIS course offerings for Spring 2014 (free vouchers for certification exams, Mobile Programming, SAP, and earn a bachelors degree at Oakton with NIU's 2+2 Program)

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program offers computer courses for student with various levels of computer proficiency. Course offerings allow students to learn emerging technologies and upgrade technical skills. Students who want to become computer professionals can learn the technical, analytical, and communication skills needed in computers careers, such as:

    * entry-level application computer programmer
    * systems analyst
    * database administrator
    * computer support specialist
    * UNIX admnistrator

Courses are geared towards students who plan to continue their education at another institution of higher learning, as well as students who are realtively new to using a computer or who want to improve personal computer skills. Course offerings include computer literacy, programming logic, various programming languages, operating systems, technical writing, information systems management, systems analysis and design, project management, database management, and database programming.

Oakton offers the Associate in Applied Science Degree with emphasis on either Computer Programming or Computers and Information Systems. In addition, ten certificate programs are offered. These include: Computer Programmer; Visual Basic Programmer; PC Support Specialist; Oracle Database Administrator; UNIX; Internet and Computer Core (IC3); Computer User; Microsoft Project Management Preparation; and Management of Information Systems (MIS) Certificate. The Computer Technology certificate gives the student an opportunity to select specific coursework as part of the 'build your own' technology certificate. Many of these certificates may lead to Oracle, Linux or Microsoft industry certifications.

Students in Computer Information Systems curricula must receive a minimum grade of C in all CIS, CAB, CSC, CNS, and ELT courses.

For more information, contact Michele Reznick, program coordinator, at 847.635.1904 or mreznick@oakton.edu.


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IMPORTANT DATES


April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Summer 2014 interim classes begin.

May 20
Faculty grading due.

May 20
Commencement

May 26
Memorial Day holiday. College closed.

June 9
Classes begin for summer 2014 eight-week session.

June 9
Three-week First Summer Interim faculty grading due.

June 16
Classes begin for summer 2014 seven-week session.

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