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Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in computer-related professions. This degree provides a broad background in the field, allowing for free movement within the computer industry

Computer Information Systems Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1015 Intro to Computer Information Systems (3)

CIS 1018 Intro to PC Applications (3)

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CSC 1005 Computer Literacy (3)

COM 1150 Public Speaking (3)

or

COM 1250 Interpersonal Communication (3) 

ENG 1031 Technical Writing I (3)

or

ENG 1021 English Composition (3)

MAT 1340 College Algebra (4)

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1024 Intro to Operating Systems (3)

CIS 1030 Intro to the Internet (1)

CIS 1045 Complete PC Database (3)

CNG 1001 Networking Fundamentals (3)

CSC 1020 Problem Solving with (Software Package) (3) 

CWB 1010 Complete Web Authoring (3)

Total 16 Credit Hours

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1055 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (3)

CIS 2040 Database Design & Development (3) 

CNG 1021 Computer Technician (4)

CSC 1060 Computer Science I : (Language) (4) or 

CSC 2020 Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET (3)

CWB 2021 Technology Foundations for E-Commerce (3) 

Total 17 Credit Hours 

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 2002 Automated Project Management: MS Project (3)

CIS 2067 Management of Info Systems (3)

CIS 2063 PC Help Desk (3) 

CIS 2080 Internship (3)

or

CIS 2089 Capstone (3) 

Programming (From Approved AAS Elective) (3)

CIS 2023;CIS 2043;CIS 1019

Total 15 Credit Hours 
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Computer Application Specialist Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1018 Introduction to PC Applications (3) 

CIS 1035 Complete PC Word Processing (3) 

CIS 1040 Microsoft Outlook (1)

CIS 1045 Complete PC Database (3)

CIS 1055 PC Spreadsheet Concepts (3) 

CIS 1065 Complete Presentation Graphics (3) 

Total 16 Credit Hours

Computer Support Technician Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1018 Introduction to PC Applications (3) 

CIS 1024 Introduction to Operating Systems (3) 

CIS 2063 PC Help Desk Skills (3)

 

Course & Credit Hours

CNG 1001 Networking Fundamentals (3) 

CNG 1004 Introduction to TCP/IP (3) 

CNG 1021 Computer Technician I: A+ (4) 

Total 19 Credit Hours

 

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Database Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CIS 1024 Introduction to Operating Systems (3) 

CIS 1030 Introduction to Internet (1)

CIS 1045 Complete PC Database (3)

CIS 2040 Database Design & Development (3)

CIS 2043 Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) (3)  

CSC 1020 Problem Solving with (Software Package) (3)

or

CSC 1060 Computer Science I: (Language) (4)

or

CSC 2020 Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET (3) 

Total 16 or 17 Credit Hours

Programming Certificate

Course & Credit Hours

CSC 1020 Problem Solving with (Software Package) (3) 

CSC 1060 Computer Science I: (Language) (4)

CSC 2020 Introduction to Microsoft Visual Basic.NET (3)

Course & Credit Hours

CSC 1061 Computer Science II: (Language) (4)

CSC 2025 Computer Architecture/ Assembly Language Programming (4)

 

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Program Information Flyer

The 2-year course offering schedule is intended to be used as a general planning tool. Course offerings may change. Contact an advisor for more information.

2-Year Course Offerings Printable Program Flier (PDF)
2-Year Course OfferingsCourse Plan