Associate in Computer Information Systems

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ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCES (AAS)

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Information Systems prepares students to enter the computer information systems field and related areas. The program provides the basic skills in the fundamentals of computer information systems, computer programming, database design, operating systems, network, analysis and management of information systems.

The students who complete the program are prepared to obtain an entry-level position as an application programmer, microcomputer specialist, web developer, database administrator, network maintenance, and network support. In addition, the program prepares students to continue their education and obtain a baccalaureate degree in computer science in a four-year institution.

The program has two concentrations:

I. Applications Programmer

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, the Application programmer graduate will be able to:

  • Understand the rules of logic and program design
  • Identify and classify the data structure used in computer programming.
  • Write a business computer program solution from its specification-design.
  • Identify customer needs, design and implement a computer solution to the business problem.

II. Information Systems Support

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, the Systems Support graduate will be able to:

  • Arrange all hardware components and be able to build a microcomputer system
  • Use basic troubleshooting techniques to overcome common problems that affect a computer system.
  • Demonstrate the skills to setup, install, and upgrade a common operating system and microcomputer Applications.
  • Identify network components and data communication structures in order to build a computer network.
  • Apply network design, architecture structure, and network security procedures to create a computer network.

Students in the Information Systems Support program will be prepared to take the PC Pro and Network Pro Certifications.

REQUIREMENTS

CREDIT HOURS

General Education Requirements

20

ENG 160 Composition I

(4)

ENG 162 Composition II

(4)

MAT 225 Introductory Statistics

(4)

SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience Through Literature

(4)

HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 to Present OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics

(4)

Major Requirements

12

CIS 110 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

(4)

CIS 270 Management Information Systems

(4)

CIS 290 Database Management Concepts

(4)

Concentration Requirements

 

Option I: Application Programmer

16

CIS 210 Object Oriented Programming II

(4)

CIS 212 Visual Basic Programming

(4)

CIS 250 Web Design and Programming

(4)

CIS 255 Server-Side Web Development

(4)

Option II: Systems Support

16

CIS 130 Microcomputer Hardware System

(4)

CIS 216 Operating Systems

(4)

CIS 217 Network Concepts

(4)

CIS 228 Network Security

(4)

Recommended Electives

12

Any CIS 200 Level Course

(4/8/12)

CIS 102 Introduction to CIS

(4)

BUS 110 Introduction to Business

(4)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS/COURSES

60

 

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