ARC Computer Information Science

Courses at American River College are broken down into categories including:

CISA - Computer Applications CISC - Computer Core Classes
CISP - Computer Programming CISN - Computer Networking
CISS - Computer Security CISW - World Wide Web

Certificates and degree programs pull from multiple categories to make up a concentration of courses designed to help you succeed.  

CIS Student Links

ARC Reference

Quickbooks Logon - Accounting
MyMathLab - Business 105 (Business Math)
GDP - The ARC GDP Website for BUSTECH 300 classes.
Faculty Web Pages - Find your instructor's web page
California Connects - Tutorials on Computer Skills

Educational Discount Software

Microsoft DreamSpark - For ARC Computer Information Science Students
Foundation for California Community Colleges - Software Purchases
JourneyEd - Educational Priced Software

Book Publishers

Course Technology - Student Downloads
EMC Paradigm Benchmark Series - Publisher of Nita Rutkosky Books
Shelly Cashman Series - Instructional Website

Programming Reference

O'Reilly - The Source for Perl
CGI Resources - CGI Resources
Programmer's Haven - Home of the Developer
SourceForge.NET - A powerful resource for open source code
The COBOL Center - COBOL Reference Information Sources
Windows File Listing - Home of the Windows Registry Experts
The FreeCountry - The programmer's resource
Common Gateway Interface - Basics of CGI's and how they work
Decoding FORMs with CGI - A Guide to Forms

Dreamweaver Reference

Dreamweaver Info - Dreamweaver Page
Dreamweaver Support Center - Dreamweaver Updates and Fixes
Adobe Dreamweaver CC - Tutorials from Novice to Expert

General Reference & Fun Stuff

File Extension Lookup - The File Extension Source
Bartleby - Search Great Books Online
Biography Search - The Web's Best Bios
Find Law - Everything to do with Law
Info Please - All the Knowledge You Need
Merriam-Webster Online - Dictionary & Thesaurus Search
RhymeZone - Find Rhymes, Synonyms, Definitions, and More
TransWestern Publishing - USA White / Yellow Pages & Local Guides
Current Traffic - See how fast traffic is moving around Sacramento. - "We don't make news. We mock it."


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The Business & Computer Science (BCS) Lab

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