Courses & Programs

Joseph Lavoie

Faculty, Computer Information Systems

Business and Technology

Kittredge Center 507

413.552.2613 (Tel)

Computer Information Systems

Get prepared to compete in today's information technology environment.

A computer information teacher instructs students

The Computer Information Systems programs provide students with the technical skills necessary to compete in today's information technology environment. The quality of our programs is maintained by updating the content of existing courses, adding new courses, and purchasing state-of-the-art computer equipment and software.

We offer degree opportunities for people interested in computer hardware repair, networking, and computer programming. In addition, we offer a degree program designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year degree program at another institution.

Questions? Contact Admissions at 413.552.2321 or admissions@hcc.edu.

programs


This certificate is designed to provide students with a hands-on working knowledge of how businesses store, maintain and share vast amounts of information and focuses upon the technical aspects of maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing computer and network systems, including analyzing and finding solutions to problems experienced by individual computer users.

This two-year degree program prepares students to enter the field of Computer User Support in an entry level position and to take Industry Certification Exams such as A+.

This two-year program prepares students to enter the field of Information Technology in an entry-level position, or transfer to a four-year CIS, MIS, or IT program. 

This two-year program prepares students to enter the field of computer programming in an entry-level position, or transfer to a four-year Computer Science program. 

Upon completion of the Web Development option, students should be able to design and develop both the frontend and backend of websites using languages such as HTML-5, Javascript, PHP, Java, and/or C++. Students will understand the differences between client and server side programming, trace programming flow and logic, and learn how to create stable and scalable designs. Students will experience development on both mobile and desktop environments. This degree is intended to prepare students for a job in the web design field after completion of the degree.


  • A male student uses a computer

    ready for transfer?

    Our Computer Information programs prepare you for transfer to a four-year school.

  • Computer information students in a computer lab

    technical skills

    Gain the technical skills you need for a career in computer information.

  • A male student uses a computer

    high-quality programs

    The quality of our programs is maintained by updating the content of existing courses, adding new courses, and purchasing state-of-the-art computer equipment and software.

Joseph Lavoie

Faculty, Computer Information Systems

Business and Technology

Kittredge Center 507

413.552.2613 (Tel)