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

Required Courses

BUS 115

Introduction to Business

3

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 267

Management of Information Systems

3

CIS 268

Systems Analysis & Design I

3

CIS 287

Cooperative Education

3

or

 

 

CIS 289

Capstone

(3)

CNG 101

Introduction to Networking

3

CSC 150

Visual Basic Programming: 6.0

3

or

 

 

CSC 154

Visual Basic .net Programming

(3)

or

 

 

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

(4)

CWB 110

Complete Web Authoring

3

CWB 221

Technology Foundations for E-Commerce

3

Electives

 

3

 

 

43-44

Total Credit Hours

62-63

Electives can be any course: CIS, CNG, CSC, CWB, MGD (except CIS 118 or CSC 105)

Certificates

Computer Application Specialist

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CIS 107

Voice Recognition: Dragon

1

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

CIS 135

Complete PC Word Processing

3

CIS 145

Complete PC Database

3

CIS 155

PC Spreadsheet Concepts

3

CIS 165

Complete Presentation Graphics

3

Total Credit Hours

16

Database

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CIS 130

Introduction to the Internet

1

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CIS 145

Complete PC Database

3

CIS 146

Advanced Access

3

CIS 240

Database Design

3

CIS 243

Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)

3

Total Credit Hours

16

Help Desk

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CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CNG 101

Introduction to Networking

3

CIS 288

Practicum

1

CNG 104

Introduction to TCP/IP

3

CNG 121

Computer Technician I: A+

4

Total Credit Hours

17

IT Fundamentals

BTE 100

Computer Keyboarding

1

or

 

 

BTE 108

Ten-Key by Touch

(1)

CIS 115

Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 120

Technology for Career Development

1

MAR 160

Customer Service

3

Total Credit Hours

8

IT Security Essentials

CIS 263

PC Help Desk Skills

3

CNG 131

Principles of Information Assurance

3

Total Credit Hours

6

IT Support Essentials

CIS 203

Technology for Career Success

2

CIS 288

Practicum

1

CNG 121

Computer Technician I: A+

4

Total Credit Hours

7

Network Essentials

CIS 124

Introduction to Operating Systems

3

CNG 101

Introduction to Networking

3

Total Credit Hours

6

Programming

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CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

CSC 150

Visual Basic Programming: 6.0

3

or

 

 

CSC 154

Visual Basic .net Programming

(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

Software Fundamentals

CIS 131

Word Processing I

1

CIS 132

Word Processing II

1

CIS 140

Microsoft Outlook

1

CIS 141

PC Databases I

1

CIS 151

PC Spreadsheets I

1

CIS 152

PC Spreadsheets II

1

Total Credit Hours

6