CURRICULUM GUIDE

Information Technology Basics
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 0844  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

This certificate provides the basic classes for Computer Information Systems
Associate in Business degrees.  Students will learn introductory concepts of
computer usage in business. This certificate can be completed entirely online.
This course work will apply toward completion of an Associate Degree in Business
in the areas of Computer Networking/Communications, Microcomputer Database
Specialist, or Computer Programmer/Analyst.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Information Technology and Office Systems Department, Old Central
Building, Room 137, telephone number (517) 483-1546.

REQUIREMENTS                                                TOTAL:  17 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                TOTAL:  3-4 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Writing                                                3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   20

1.    Students must complete each CABS and CISB course with a minimum grade of
      2.0 to receive this certificate of completion.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II
CABS 195          CISB 130
CISB 100          CISB 133
CISB 114          CISB 200