Computer Information Systems A.A.S.

Description:



Computer Information Systems


Program Mission:

The mission of the Computer Information Systems AAS degree program is to prepare students for employment in various information technology related areas and/or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in information technology by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practices in computer programming, database, web design, hardware, operating systems and networks.


Program Goals:

The program will:

  • prepare students to demonstrate knowledge and practical competence in the major areas of the IT field.
  • prepare students to conduct the research required to successfully complete computer-related projects consistent with current business/industry practice at the apprentice level.
  • prepare students for further study within the computer field at the junior level in requisite institutions of higher learning.
  • prepare students to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as interact effectively within the work environment.

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE: Students entering the program during the spring semester may not be able to complete within four semesters due to course scheduling. The following sequence is intended only as a guide for general academic planning purposes. IT NEED NOT BE FOLLOWED EXACTLY, NOR BE COMPLETED IN FOUR SEMESTERS

FIRST YEAR:

FALL SEMESTER CREDITS SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
Eng 101 English Composition 3 Eng 235 Technical Writing (or Eng 102) 3
Bus 101 Business Organization & Management 3 Csc 215 Web Design 3
Csc 102 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3 Csc 217 Computer Programming 3
Csc 121 Fundamental Concepts of Computing  3 Csc 230 Networking I 3
Math (Technical Math Recommended) 3-4 Social Science Elective 3
15-16 15-16

SECOND YEAR

FALL SEMESTER CREDITS SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
Csc 202 Database Systems 3 Csc 220 Operating Systems 3
Csc 225  Computer Hardware 3 Csc 280 Technology Practicum/Seminar 3
Com 101 Public Speaking 3 Csc 200 level elective 3
Social Science Elective 3 Science Elective 4
HPE Elective 1 Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
16 16


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Program Type:

Associate Degrees


Contact:

Maggie M. Courson
Phone Number: (518) 562-4391
or Call 562-4200 Extension:391


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