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Computer Information Systems

Associate in Applied Science Degree*
Computer Programmer
62 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0120

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

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

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline
(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 143 Introduction to SQL

3

CIS 201 Information Systems for Business

3

CIS 204 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design

3

CIS 241 Database Management

3

CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access

3

CNS 105 Networking Fundamentals or any higher-numbered CNS course

3

CSC 155 C++ Computer Science I or CSC 156 Java Computer Science I

3


Two courses in the same programming language

6-8

(except CIS 113; e.g., CIS 180 and CIS 210; CIS 211 and CIS 231; CSC 241 and CSC 255)


Programming language elective

6-8

(except CIS 113; choose from programming language courses in CIS, CSC, CIS 171, CIS 188, CIS 232, and CIS 248)


Advanced component

3-4

(choose from CIS 209 or any 200-level CIS programming language or any 200-level CSC programming language or CIS 188 or CIS 248)


Non-programming elective component

5-6

(choose two of the following: CAB 150, CIS 131, CIS 203, CIS 205, CIS 251)


Total Major Requirements:

44


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

62

 

 

*Prior to pursuing this degree, it is strongly recommended that students have taken CIS 116 or CIS 118 or possess equivalent knowledge. Credits earned in these courses are not applicable to this degree. Consult the department chair or coordinator for further information.

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

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

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