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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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