Associate in Science Degree Computer and Office Applications


The Associate in Science Degree Computer and Office Applications program provides theoretical and practical knowledge to students in the area of computer applications used in an office setting. This degree program focuses on recent computer applications used in a wide variety of government, academia, and business-related settings. This degree program is aimed at students who need to apply an understanding of computer applications to an on-the-job learning environment.

To earn an Associate Degree students must complete:

  1. all major course requirements with a grade of C or better
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements
  3. the cultural diversity and reading requirements
  4. any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units, and
  5. have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (30 units):
CIS 101 C Introduction MS Word Document Formatting4
CIS 102 C Advanced MS Word Business Applications4
CIS 103 CMicrosoft Excel and PowerPoint3
CIS 150 CMicrosoft Office Applications3
CIS 116 CMS Outlook/Office Procedures3
CIS 250 CWord Processing2
CIS 251 CAdvanced Word Processing2
CIS 160 CInformation Systems Management3
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
CIS 121 C Adobe PDF Document Management3
Total Units30