Foundations of Information Systems (CTFIS)


This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2025 semester.

Academic Requirements

The Foundations of Information Systems certificate provides a conceptual framework for those students wishing to become a professional in computer information systems or computer programming. The student will be introduced to computer science programming logic, as well as developing algorithms to solve programming problems. In addition, students will acquire an understanding of the impact of information systems and information technology on the business, industrial, and other environments in which they will work as programmers or analysts.

This is a high skill, high wage program, as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 or better.

Business/Computer Technologies
Computer Instruction Dept
Khaled Mansour
Sandro Tuccinardi
Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CIS 110   Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
CIS 120   Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 3
CPS 120   Introduction to Computer Science 3
Total 9



Total Credits Required