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Computer Information Systems Courses, Certificates, and Degree Programs

Are you interested in working in the computing field or updating your current skillset? The Computer Information Systems department offers degrees and certificates designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain jobs and update skills in the current computing industry and environment or transfer to four year school programs in the areas of Information Technology and Computer Science.  A broad range of coursework is available for students with no previous computing experience or experienced IT professionals. 

Start Your Career in Computing at Triton College!


  • Certificate Programs
  • Associates in Applied Science Programs
  • Transfer Programs
  • Online Courses
  • CISCO Academy Certification
  • Pathways and Course of Study for Students with No Computing Background to Professionals


 Coursework is available in the following areas: 

 Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
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CIS-102-001 Prof Info Tech & Computer Sci
CIS-220-001 Intro to Network Security
Introduction to Linux
LAN Administration: Windows Client
Windows Command Processing

 Big Data, Data Science and Database Development
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Discrete Math for Computing 

System Administration
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CIS-105 A+ PC Hardware and Software
CIS-106 A+ PC Maintenance & Repair
CIS-119 Windows 
CIS-174 Local Area Network Administration: Windows Client
CIS-177 Introduction to Linux

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CIS-174 Local Area Network Administration: Windows Client
CIS-210 Data Comm & Networking Fund

Web Development and Programming
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CIS-189-001 Internet Foundations
CIS-190-001 Web Site Development
Introduction to Programming
Discrete Math for Computing 

Software Development and Programming
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Introduction to Programming
Programming for Engineers
CIS-255 C++ Programming
Discrete Math for Computing 

Microsoft Office Courses
CIS-140 Microsoft Word I
CIS-142 Microsoft Word II
CIS-150 Computer Systems Applications
CIS-155 Microsoft Excel I
CIS-161 Microsoft Excel II
CIS-157-001 Microsoft Access I




   • Computer Information Systems Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C207A)
   • Computer Network and Telecom Systems Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C207F)
   • Computer Science (Information Systems) Degree (Associate in Science - U230A11)
   • Computer Science (Technical) Degree (Associate in Science - U230A12) 
Four-year schools differ greatly in their requirements, students should select courses from the general education requirements and electives list that will best fit the program of the school to which they intend to transfer.

   • A+ Microcomputer Technician Certificate - C407N
   • Mobile, Web & Data Science Application Development - C407T
   • Network Management Certificate - C407M
   • Office Applications - Prep for Microsoft Certification - C407O
   • Web Technologies Certificate - C407J
   • Windows Programming Advanced Certificate - C515C  

   • Computer Information Systems Courses

 Curriculum/Plan of Study
C207A, C407P, C407Q, C407O, C407R, C407J, C515C, C207F, C407N, C407M 


Students should contact Michael McGuire at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3716 or email for all program related questions.

 David L. Anderson
Tenured Faculty
Office: M-107
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3968

 Michael McGuire
Tenured Faculty
Office: M-107
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3716