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General Business

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The Associate in Science degree in General Business provides a solid overview of business fundamentals and can prepare students for entry-level work in various industries. Students choose an emphasis area allowing them to tailor this degree to their individual interests. Once completed, students will have the problem solving, communication, and creative skills needed to thrive in the business world.

CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
BUS 100 Introduction to Business3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
ACCT 101 Bookkeeping OR3Fall, SpringNone
ACCT 201 Financial Accounting4Fall, Spring, SummerNone
BUS 125 Business English OR3Fall, SpringNone
BUS 205 Business Communication3Fall, Spring, SummerENG 100
CSIT 105 Computer Concepts and Applications OR3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSIT 120 Computer Applications3Intermitently offeredNone
BUS 110 Business Mathematics3Fall, SpringNone
BUS 117 Legal Environment of Business3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
BUS 173 Contemporary Job Search Techniques1FallNone

Choose An Emphasis Area

Advertising, Marketing, and Media Emphasis

BUS 155 Marketing3Fall, SpringNone
BUS 152 Social Media for Business3FallNone
BUS 150 Advertising3SpringNone
BUS 157 E-Commerce OR3FallRecommended Preparation: BUS 190
BUS 145/FASH 125 Retailing/Promotion*3SpringNone

Business Management Emphasis

BMGT 101 Introduction to Management3FallNone
BUS 138 Business Ethics2SpringNone
BUS 175 Excel Basic OR1Fall, SpringRecommended Preparation: BUS 110
BUS 176 Excel Intermediate OR1Fall, SpringRecommended Preparation: BUS 175 or Equivalent
BUS 177 Excel Advanced1SummerRecommended Preparation: BUS 176 or Equivalent
BMGT 115 Organizational Theory and Design3SpringNone
BMGT 130 Management/Leadership Issues*3Fall, SpringNone

International Business Emphasis

BUS 100 Introduction to International Business and Management3SpringNone
BUS 130 Principles of Supply Chain Management3FallNone
BUS 129 Principles of Logistics3FallNone
IBUS 120 Essentials of Import/Export Procedures3SpringNone

Small Business Entrepreneurship Emphasis

BMGT 153 Small Business Entrepreneurship3Fall, SpringNone
BUS 152 Social Media for Business OR3FallNone
BUS 155 Marketing3Fall, SpringNone
ACCT 110 Quickbooks2Fall, Spring, SummerACCT 101 or ACCT 201
CE 100 Cooperative Education*0.5 - 4Fall, Spring, SummerNone
*Not currently offered online

All online courses may have an in-person orientation, but online orientation will be available as well.

Computer Science with Emphasis in Video Gaming

Video Gaming

Computer Science is the study and design of computer systems: both hardware and software. Computer scientists are primarily concerned with the design of algorithms, languages, hardware architectures, systems software, applications soft­ware and tools. Emphasis in the Computer Science program is placed on the abil­ity to solve problems and think independently. The program offers a foundation in data structures, computer architecture, software design, algorithms, program­ming languages, and object-oriented programming. This program also introduces students to the video game industry, video game design and programming. See a Counselor for additional university transfer requirements in this major.

Degree or Certificate Requirements

To earn an A.S. degree in Computer Science with Emphasis in Video Ga, see the course catalog for general education requirements.
CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
CSCI 112 Programming Fundamentals I4Fall, SpringNone
CSCI 114 Programming Fundamentals II4Fall, SpringCSCI 112
CSCI 210 Data Structures4Fall, SpringCSCI 114
CSCI 212 Machine Organization and Assembly Language4Fall, SpringCSCI 114
CSCI 222 C++ and Object-Oriented Programming4Fall, Spring, SummerCSCI 114
CSCI 160 Overview of the Video Game Industry4SpringNone
CSCI 161 Video Game Design4FallNone
CSCI 260 Video Game Programming I3SpringCSCI 222

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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

This program prepares students for a career in cybersecurity as a Cybersecurity Analyst. The program emphasizes competency in computer, network and application security for ensuring the security, confidentiality, integrity and availability of enterprise computing and information systems infrastructure. Students will develop skills in risk and vulnerability management as well as learn competencies in cyber defense and penetration testing strategies.

Degree Requirements

To earn an A.S. degree in Cybersecurity, see the course catalog for general education requirements.
CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
CSNT 110 Hardware and O.S. Fundamentals4Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSNT 111 Networking Fundamentals3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSIT 125 Computer Information SystemsFall, SpringNone
CSCI 130 Linux Fundamentals3Fall, SpringNone
CSIT 175 Python Programming3Fall, SpringNone
CSNT 181 Hacker Prevention /Security3Fall, SpringNone
CSNT 250 Cyber Defense and Analysis3FallCSNT 181
CSNT 255 Ethical Hacking Principles3SpringCSNT 181
CSNT 280 Computer Forensics Fundamentals3Fall, SpringNone

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Web Design and Development

Web Design and Development

Web Design and Development is a series of courses that bind both Website Design and Website Programming to produce quality information for an organization.  Web professionals that do both design and programming are generally employed in small-to-midsize businesses that need their employees to have a wide range of skills to implement a businesses Web presence.

Key areas of focus in this degree are: Web Page Design and Layout; Web Graphics; Design of Applications for Mobile Devices; Web Accessibility; HTML; Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); JavaScript/jQuery; Ajax, Social Media and server-side development languages, such as PHP or ASP.

Degree or Certificate Requirements

To earn an A.S. degree in Web Design and Development, see the course catalog for general education requirements.
CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
BUS 152 Social Media for Business3FallNone
CSWB 110 Web Site Development with HTML5/CSS33Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSWB 120 JavaScript and jQuery3Fall, SummerCSWB 110
CSWB 135 Advanced JavaScript and Mobile Apps3SpringCSWB 120
CSWB 150 PHP with MySQL3SpringNone
GCMW 102 Web Page Layout I3Fall, SpringNone
GCMW 202 Web Page Layout II3SpringGCMW 102
GCMW 232 Web Accessibility Design1Contact DepartmentNone
GCMW 154 Preparing Web Graphics1Contact DepartmentNone
BUS 155 Marketing3Fall, SpringNone
GCMW 115 Web Page Layout/Word Press2Fall, Spring, SummerNone

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Web Development

Coding and Programming

The Web Development Certificate of Achievement prepares students for entry level positions as Web Developers.

Certificate Requirements

CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
CSWB 120 JavaScript and jQuery3Fall, SummerNone
CSWB 150 PHP with MySQL3Fall, SpringNone

Group 1 (Choose 1)

CSWB 110 Web Site Development with HTML5/CSS33Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSIT 150 Introduction to SQL3Fall, Spring, SummerNone

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Italian

Colosseum at Sunrise

Always wanted to learn Italian but couldn’t fit it into your schedule? Here’s your chance to start your journey to Italy now! Complete your language requirement, AA in Italian or Certificate of Achievement completely online with no on-campus meetings. Each Italian course – ITAL 101, 102, 201, and 202 – will be offered sequentially, online, and in eight-weeks during one academic year. Italian is a zero cost textbook program. That means that all course materials will be provided free of charge for all Italian courses. Each course includes flexible weekly deadlines so assignments can be submitted around your schedule.

Certificate Requirements

CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req
Italian (ITAL) 1015FALL (Fast track one)None
Italian (ITAL) 1025FALL (Fast track two)ITAL 101
Italian (ITAL) 2015SPRING (Fast track one)ITAL 102
Italian (ITAL) 2025SPRING (Fast track two)ITAL 201

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CIS: Data Analytics

Credit: Public Domain

Computer Information Systems (CIS): Data Analytics is a series of courses that bind both technology and business to produce quality information for an organization. CIS:Data Analytics emphasizes the technology skills to implement analytic solutions to enable educated decisions derived from data analysis of large data sets. Typical employment opportunities include data analyst, computer support specialist, user support specialist, database administrators, software testers and application development.

Key areas of focus in this degree are: Computer Information Systems; BI and Data Analytics, Computer Programming; System Development; Database Management; Social Media.

Students planning to focus on technology and computing in Information Systems are recommended to earn an A.S. in CIS: Data Analytics. This degree is ideal for students eager to break into the field of computing by earning a career technical certificate or degree while completing transferable coursework.

Certificate or Degree Requirements

To earn an A.S. degree in CIS: Data Analytics, see the course catalog for general education requirements.
CourseUnitsOfferedPre-Req

Program Requirements

CSIT 125 Computer Information Systems3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSIT 150 Introduction to SQL3Fall, Spring, SummerNone
CSIT 225 Introduction to Data Analytics3SpringNone
CSIT 226 Data Visualization3SpringNone
CSIT 230 Data Modeling3FallNone
MATH 120 Elementary Statistics4Fall, Spring, SummerMATH 56 or 60/transfer acceptability: CSU; UC

Group 1 (Choose 1)

CSIT 145 Introduction to Programming Using Java*3SummerNone
CSIT 180 C# Programming I3Fall, SpringNone
CSIT 175 Python Programming3Fall, SpringNone
CSCI 112 Programming Fundamentals I4Fall, Spring, SummerNone

Group 2 (Choose 1)

CSWB 110 Web Site Development with HTML5/CSS33Fall, Spring, SummerNone
JOUR 200 Mastering Social Media3Summer IntersessionNone
BUS 152 Social Media for Business3FallNone
CSIT 165 R Programming3SpringNone
*Not offered online.

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