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Computer Information Systems

Associate in Applied Science Degree
Computers and Information Systems
62 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0121

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from: EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111 or SPE 103 recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

6

 

Courses from Area B (Mathematics)
(MAT 111 recommended and MAT 110 or higher required)

 

Area C — 

Science

0

 

(No course needed)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

(PSY 221 recommended)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

18


Major Requirements:


Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 103 Computer Software and Concepts

4

CIS 131 Building a Web Page or

3

CAB 170 Adobe Dreamweaver

 

CIS 180 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming or

3

CSC 155 C++ Computer Science I or

 

CSC 156 Java Computer Science I

 

CIS 201 Information Systems for Business

3

CIS 203 Managing Information Systems

3

CIS 205 Documentation and Technical Writing

3

CIS 208 Visual Basic for Applications

4

BUS 101 Introduction to Business

3

CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel

2

CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access

3

CAB 150 Visio Fundamentals

2

CNS 105 Networking Essentials or any higher-numbered CNS course

3

ELT 130 Microcomputer Hardware Systems

3


Operating System elective (e.g., CIS 116, CIS 118)


2


Total Major Requirements:


44


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

62

 

*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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March 2
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2013 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 14
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 17 – 23
Spring break

March 24
Classes resume after spring break.

March 26
Registration opens for summer 2014 sessions.

March 30
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May 16
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May 19
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