Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Information Systems

Business & Technology Department


The Continuing Education Certificate in Computer Information Systems is designed to equip the college graduate or career interruption student to effectively use technology in support of a variety of vocations and ministries.

Continuing Education Certificate
Time to Complete
1 Year
Program Director
Stephen Elliot
Program Learning Outcomes

The student will:

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to use computer technology effectively in work and ministry.
  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge of biblical content and Christian Theology.
  3. Evidence commitment to growth in Christian character and lifestyle.
Program Requirements
  1. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  2. Maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and receive a passing grade in all required courses.
  3. Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
  4. Pay all applicable fees for this major as determined by the Business office and published in the annual statement of fees.
  5. Meet course requirements in the following areas:
Bible/Theology (15 credits)
  • Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
  • Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
  • New Testament Survey (BT 106)
  • Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
  • Bible/Theology Elective
  • Servant Leader Training (CCS 120) 2 units
  • Chapel (CCS 110)
Computer Studies (15/18 credits)
  • Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101) or demonstrated competency
  • Logical Analysis (PHI 108)
  • Two Computer Information Systems Core Courses (6 credits):
    • Modern Programming Techniques using Visual Basic (CS 151)
    • Introduction to Computer Hardware (CS 217)
    • Introduction to Networking and Security (CS 222)
    • Introduction to Operating Systems (CS 230)
  • Two Computer Electives (6 credits)