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Computer Information Systems

Associate in Applied Science Degree*
Computer Programmer
63 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 — 

Global Studies**

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 131 Web Page Development

4

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


Nonprogramming elective component

3

Choose one of the following: CIS 203, CIS 205, CIS 251


Select one of the following tracks


General Programmer Track

Two CIS courses in the same programming language

8

One 200-level programming course (select one course from the programming electives)

3-4

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS 208, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 211, CIS 213, CIS 222, CIS 227, CIS 231, CIS 257, CIS 258, CIS 267, CIS 268, CSC 240, CSC 241, CSC 255 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

3-4

   

Mobile Programmer Track

Programming course (CIS 180, CIS 211, or CIS 227 or a course approved by the program coordinator)

4

CIS 257 Apps Programming for Apple Mobile Devices and CIS 267 Advanced Apps Programming for Apple Mobile Devices
OR
CIS 258 Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices and CIS 268 Advanced Apps Programming for Android Mobile Devices

8

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS 208, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 211, CIS 213, CIS 222, CIS 227, CIS 231, CIS 257, CIS 258, CIS 267, CIS 268, CSC 240, CSC 241, CSC 255 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

3-4

   

Web Developer Track

CIS 171 Advanced Web Page Development

4

CIS 188 Active Server Pages

4

CIS 248 Web Database Management

4

Programming language elective
Select one course from the following: CIS 214, CIS 232 or a course approved by the CIS program coordinator

4


Track Total:

14-16


Total Major Requirements:

45


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

63

 

 

*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 Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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