Computer Information Systems

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for students who plan careers as information systems specialists. This program is designed for a student who plans to obtain an entry-level position in the information technology field. It provides a broad background that allows for free movement within the computer industry.

Students must have the ability to type 20 WPM or have completed BTE 100.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have the instructor permission to enroll.

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

(3)

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

 

 

16

Additional Required Courses

CIS 115

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 130

Introduction to the Internet

1

CIS 145

Complete PC Database

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheet Concepts

3

CIS 202

Automated Project Management: MS Project

3

CIS 240

Database Design

3

CIS 263

PC Help Desk Skills

3

CIS 267

Management of Information Systems

3

CIS 280

Internship

3

or

 

 

CIS 289

Capstone

(3)

CNG 101

Networking Fundamentals

3

CNG 121

Computer Technician I: A+

4

CSC 150

Visual Basic Programming: 6.0

3

or

 

 

CSC 220

Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET

(3)

or

 

 

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

(4)

CWB 110

Complete Web Authoring

3

CWB 221

Technology Foundations for E-Commerce

3

Elective

Choose three (3) hours from CIS, CNG, CSC, CWB, MGD (except CIS 118 or CSC 105)

3

 

 

44-45

Total Credit Hours

63-64

Certificates

Computer Application Specialist

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CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

CIS 135

Complete PC Word Processing

3

CIS 140

Microsoft Outlook

1

CIS 145

Complete PC Database

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheet Concepts

3

CIS 165

Complete Presentation Graphics

3

Total Credit Hours

16

Computer Support Technician

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CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 263

PC Help Desk Skills

3

CNG 101

Networking Fundamentals

3

CNG 104

Introduction to TCP/IP

3

CNG 121

Computer Technician I: A+

4

Total Credit Hours

19

Database

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CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 130

Introduction to the Internet

1

CIS 145

Complete PC Database

3

CIS 240

Database Design

3

CIS 243

Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)

3

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

or

 

 

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

(4)

or

 

 

CSC 220

Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET

(3)

Total Credit Hours

16-17

Programming

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CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

CSC 220

Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET

3

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

4

CSC 161

Computer Science II: (Language)

4

CSC 225

Computer Architecture/Assembly Language Programming

4

Total Credit Hours

18