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Computer Information Systems Certificate - Academic Plan


Total Credits = 18

The CIS certificate has been constructed to provide the prospective student with skills in a broad variety of topics. With knowledge of accounting, management, marketing, office software, databases and economics, the recipient is prepared for a wide variety of entry-level positions within many different industries.


  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising [at] arapahoe [dot] edu or 303.797.5664) for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2023/2024 catalog for specific requirements and important information regarding this certificate.
  • Select a minimum of 12 credit hours from course offerings outlined. At least 10 credit hours must be from CIS, CNG or CSC prefixes.