Contact for Department:
Email: Greg Differding
Phone: (619) 660-4039
The department of Computer and Information Science offers courses in:
A network administrator is a modern professional responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware and software that comprises a computer network. This normally includes the deployment, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of active network equipment. A related role is that of the network specialist, or network analyst, who concentrates on network design and security. Network Administrators will normally have some of the following industry certifications:
In today’s increasingly connected world, communication is vital. These communications are so vital that many companies are seeking to integrate all of their communications into a unified system. Unified communications is the integration of real-time communication services such as instant messaging (chat), presence information, telephony (including IP telephony), video conferencing, call control and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services such as unified messaging (integrated voicemail, e-mail, SMS and fax) via a consistent unified user interface and user experience across multiple devices and media types.
Students in this program obtain the technical and management skills necessary to enter careers in design, application, installation, management, operation and/or maintenance of computer and telecommunications networking systems including convergent voice, data and video communications over IP networks.
Web development is a broad term for the work involved in developing a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). This can include web design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development.
Web developers can be found working in all types
of organizations, including large corporations and governments,
small and medium sized companies, or alone as freelancers. Some
web developers work for one organization as a permanent full-time
employee, while others may work as independent consultants,
or as contractors for an employment agency.
Students who desire training in specific Microsoft software (e.g. Word, PowerPoint) should refer to Business Office Technology.
We believe in hands-on learning in state-of-the-art computer labs with small class sizes so each student gets a computer and plenty of support. Our practical courses offer useful skills for the workplace.
We offer online courses for students who prefer to learn from home.
This web site is supported by Carl D. Perkins VTEA IC funds through the System. Office, California Community Colleges,