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Submitter's Information


Casandra Greene


Instructional Programs Support Coordinator


Inland Empire/Desert


Riverside City College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Don Wilcoxson

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Program Details

Program Title

Information Technology

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Computer Infrastructure and Support (070800)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

The Information Technology model curriculum provides students with proficiency in the areas of computer system support, troubleshooting hard ware and software, network configuration, infrastructure maintenance, and security assessment of business information systems.

Enrollment Completer Projections

enrollment completer projections are at 35-40 students with an annual growth of 2-3%

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
  • A.S. Degree (S)
Program Goal

1.    Provide user and system support with technical problems.

2.    Troubleshoot computer hardware and software issues.

3.    Configure network appliances and maintain network infrastructure in organization environment.

4.    Perform security assessment on business information systems to provide recommendations for future improvement.  

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative
CIS-1A       Introduction to Computer Information Systems  
CIS/CSC-5  Programming Concepts and Methodology I:C++  
CIS-25        Information and Communication Technology Essentials  
CIS-26A      Cisco Networking Academy 1A  
and Select 6-7 units (2 courses) from the following list
CIS/CSC-2  Fundamentals of Systems Analysis  
CIS/CSC-21 Introduction to Operating Systems  
CIS 26B      Cisco Networking Academy 1B  
CIS-27        Information and Network Security  
CIS-27A      Computer Forensics Fundamentals  
CIS 27B      Introduction to Cybersecurity: Ethical Hacking  
CIS-61        Introduction to Database Theory  
BUS-24       Business Communications  
and Select 4  units (1 course) from the following list:  
MAT-1A     Single Variable Calculus I Early Transcendentals  
MAT-5        Business Calculus  
MAT-12      Statistics  
Program Requirements

Semester 1



MAT 1A, 5 or 12

Semester 2


Electives and general ed if working towards a degree

Semester 3


electives and general ed if working towards degree

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Submission Details

Published at

10/11/19 - 03:11 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  10/15/19

Received regional recommendation at 10-14-19 IEDRC Deans Meeting.