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Computer Information Systems
Associate of Applied Science

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems provides the graduate with the knowledge and applied technical skills needed to enter computer related occupations in the business/industry job market in one of three areas of concentration:

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems will have demonstrated

  1. ability to create and edit advanced word processing documents involving proper grammatical and formatting skills;
  2. ability to create and edit advanced electronic spreadsheet documents utilizing basic algebra techniques and skills;
  3. ability to create and edit advanced database documents;
  4. ability to create and edit advanced presentation documents;
  5. ability to create and edit basic computer web pages;
  6. technical skills to apply basic computer operating program commands; and
  7. successful communication within the business environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills;

or

  1. technical knowledge and skills to create and edit computer programs;
  2. application of upper level analytical problem solving abilities to develop solutions to real-world problems;
  3. ability to navigate and utilize the internet;
  4. technical skills to apply basic computer operating program commands;
  5. ability to create and edit basic word processing documents involving proper grammatical and formatting skills;
  6. ability to create and edit basic electronic spreadsheet documents utilizing basic algebra techniques and skills;
  7. ability to create and edit basic database documents;
  8. ability to create and edit basic presentation documents; and
  9. successful communication within the business environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills;

or

  1. knowledge and skills requires to apply management information system techniques to solve real-world case studies;
  2. ability to navigate and utilize the internet to develop e-commerce solutions;
  3. ability to create basic word processing documents involving proper grammatical and formatting skills;
  4. ability to create basic electronic spreadsheet documents utilizing basic algebra techniques and skills;
  5. ability to create basic database documents;
  6. ability to create basic presentation documents; and
  7. successful communication within the business environment using verbal, written, and basic computer literacy skills;

Courses required for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems with a Concentration in Software Applications:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CIS 114: Microsoft Windows 3
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
15
Second Semester Hours
CIS 115: Software Applications 3
CWD 130: Website Design I 3
ENGL 102: Composition & Rhetoric II 3
BADM Elective* 3
Humanities Elective 3
15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 205: Advanced MS Word 3
CIS 209: Advanced MS Access 3
CIS Elective* 3
BADM 220: Business Communications 3
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech 3
  15
Second Semester Hours
CIS 207: Advanced MS Excel 3
CIS 210: Advanced MS PowerPoint 3
CIS 227: Computer System Design 3
CIS Elective* 3
Natural Science Elective 3
  15
Total Hours: 60

Students must meet prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.

*CIS ELECTIVES: Any non-required CIS, CWD, or MIS course (except CIS 099); or TLCM 121, TLCM 216, TLCM 217, or TLCM 218.

*BUSINESS ELECTIVES: Any ACCT course or any non-required BADM 200-level course.

Courses required for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems with a Concentration in Computer Programming:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CIS 102: Problem Solving 3
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
15
Second Semester Hours
CIS 115: Software Applications 3
CIS 117: Intro to Visual Basic 3
ENGL 102: Composition & Rhetoric II 3
CWD 111: Intro to the Internet 3
Humanities Elective 3
15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 114: Microsoft Windows 3
CIS 113: Intro to C++ 3
CIS 217: Advanced Visual Basic 3
BADM 220: Business Communications 3
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech 3
15
Second Semester Hours
CIS 213: Advanced C++ 3
BADM Elective* 3
CIS Elective* 3
CIS Elective* 3
Natural Science Elective 3
15
Total Hours: 60

Students must meet prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.

*CIS ELECTIVES: Any non-required CIS, CWD, or MIS course (except CIS 099); or TLCM 121, TLCM 216, TLCM 217, or TLCM 218.

*BUSINESS ELECTIVES: Any ACCT course or any non-required BADM 200-level course.

Courses required for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems with a Concentration in Management Information Systems:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CIS 114: Microsoft Windows 3
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
15
Second Semester Hours
MIS 105: Intro to MIS 3
CIS 115: Software Applications 3
CWD 111: Intro to Internet 3
ENGL 102: Composition & Rhetoric II 3
Humanities Elective 3
15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
MIS 120: E-commerce 3
CIS 209: Advanced MS Access 3
CIS Elective* 3
BADM 220: Business Communications 3
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech 3
15
Second Semester Hours
MIS 205: Case Studies in MIS 3
CIS 227: Computer System Design 3
CIS Elective* 3
BADM Elective* 3
Natural Science Elective 3
15
Total Hours: 60

Students must meet prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.

*CIS ELECTIVES: Any non-required CIS, CWD, or MIS course (except CIS 099); or TLCM 121, TLCM 216, TLCM 217, or TLCM 218.

*BUSINESS ELECTIVES: Any ACCT course or any non-required BADM 200-level course.

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