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Computer Information Systems

Prepare for careers in the rapidly expanding field of IT Support.  Build a foundation for entry-level administration and cybersecurity positions.  Learn the foundational skills and technologies necessary to administer and secure both Windows and Linux environments.

Certifications

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google IT Certificate
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA Sec+

Things to Consider About this Program

  • Ability to spend extended periods of time in front of a computer screen
  • In this program you are a high school student and a college student. Your performance is reflected on your transcripts for your high school and Pima Community College.
  • Your grades for this course will impact your college GPA.

Direct Employment

  • Technology Analyst
  • Security Analyst
  • Junior Cloud Analyst

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Cyber Defense and Computer Systems Security Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists

Eligibility

Grades 11, 12

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Computer Information Systems

Location

JTED @ Pima Community College East Campus (8181 E. Irvington Rd)

  • Classes are scheduled per semester (days and times will vary) 
  • Students are expected to be on campus 3 – 4 evenings a week (between 4 to 8:30 p.m.)

Program Completion/Sequence

Junior Year (Fall) CIS103 (for students without computer experience) MS Windows OS Professional Admin and CIS136 – Computer Hardware Components

Junior Year (Spring) CIS119 – Network Essentials

Senior Year (Fall) CIS228 – Fundamentals of Network Security

Senior Year (Spring) CIS137 – Intro to Linux OS

Eligibility

Grades 11, 12

Students must complete the following:

  • JTED pre-enrollment and registration forms
  • JTED & PCC onboarding requirements
  • Application to PCC (tuition is paid by JTED)
  • Attend New Student Orientation for JTED @ PCC students
  • High school students in this program are held to the same standards and policies as a PCC student

Credits

1/Year

(Each class earns 3 PCC credits)

Locations offering Computer Information Systems:

  • JTED @ Pima Community College
  • Palo Verde Magnet High School
  • Pueblo Magnet High School
  • Rincon High School
  • Sabino High School
  • Sahuaro High School
  • Santa Rita High School
  • Tucson Magnet High School
  • University High School
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