College of Applied Science and Technology

Computer Information Systems

CIS offers associate and baccalaureate programs that introduce students to basic computing concepts while allowing them to develop the basic skills required to begin a career. Courses start the student along the path for professional certifications. There are  options, minors, and certificates available. CIS courses are taught in cutting edge computer labs so students can learn and practice skills.

Summit College recently added a baccalaureate in Industrial Computer Applications. The degree, created in conjunction with Innovation Alliance partner Lorain County Community College, is designed to meet industry needs that were identified in a recent survey. The option will prepare individuals to manage a technical lab environment in a specific field, such as health care or manufacturing.  Contact an adivsor for more information.

Download the Computer Information Systems brochure.

computerThe CIS program offers high level training for computer programmers and microcomputer application specialists. Schedules offer a range of day, evening and weekend classes.

Graduates of the AAS/BS CIS program are expected to qualify for such positions as programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, software developers, computer operators, or network specialists in business, industry and government organizations.

See the job outlook for computer and information systems managers, from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Regional/Local Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco logoThe Cisco Networking Academy Program centers on teaching students to design, build and maintain computer networks.

Students receive hands-on experience with state-of-the-art networking equipment to prepare them for the 21st century workplace.

The program also prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam.

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Associate Degree (AAB) Programs

Minor Degrees
Minor degrees will only be awarded at the time a student receives a baccalaureate degree and only if the over-all GPA for the minor courses is at least a 2.0.


Please note: The information contained in these file(s) is current as of September 18, 2014. Contact Academic Advising Services for any updates.

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