• Computer Information Systems


          The Venango Technology Center Computer Information Systems follow the Pennsylvania Department of Education CIP Code 52.1201 Manangement Information Systems Program of Study.  This instructional program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to support the design and development of software applications, manage data systems and related mathematical statistics for analysis and forecasting of business data, process and retrieve business information, and prepare and interpret process and data models.

         Students will create a relational database, receive instruction in a variety of computer programming languages including writing, testing and debugging code; writing related system user documentation; demonstrating an understanding of core computer concepts to include the internet and the basic functions of business desktop applications; and analyzing common hardware, software and network processes. Students will receive instruction in business ethics and law, economics, office procedures and communications. Students will learn office safety, computer fundamentals, database administration and computer maintenance/troubleshooting.
    The program prepares students for entry-level positions in areas such as:CIS
    • Computer and Information Systems Manager
    • Computer Systems Analysts
    • Computer Programmer
    • Database Administrator 
    • Computer Network Architects
    • Computer Occupations, Other
    Certifications students can receive include:
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Associate & Expert
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Associate & Expert
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Access Expert
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: PowerPoint Associate
    • Microsoft Office Specialist: Master
    • TestOut Office Pro
    • Internet Core Competency Certification (IC3)
    • TestOut PC Pro
    • TestOut Network Pro
    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    CIS Policies, Procedures, and Grading


Last Modified on September 1, 2020