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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems A.A.S.

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Division: Business, Behavioral/Social Sciences, Public and Human Services
Academic Dept: Computer Information Systems and Office Technologies
HEGIS: 5101
Curriculum Chair: Prof. Denise Sullivan
Office: CLA-47
Tel: 914-606-6988

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) major provides a firm foundation in technology, while introducing the student to the use of technology in business areas. The CIS major is the bridge between business problems and technological solutions. The curriculum is technically oriented and provides a broad foundation knowledge of technology, including databases, networks, and systems analysis, and security. The curriculum is designed for both the student who intends to seek full-time employment after graduation and the student who wishes to transfer to Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology programs at a four-year college. Graduates of the program are prepared for a variety of entry-level positions in information systems.


Core Requirements - Credit Hours: 26-29

  • Mathematics (see below) - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Science (lab recommended) - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Math or Science - Credit Hours 3-4
  • Behavioral Science, Humanities & Social Science. Choose one course from any two areas for total of… - Credit Hours 6
  • Liberal Arts Elective - Credit Hours 3
  • Phys. Ed. (1 health/fitness, 1 sport) - Credit Hours 2

The following two courses must be taken together, or taken in the order in which they appear:

Minimum Total Credits: 64

Advisement Guide: The Advisement Guide provides important information to students about how best to complete this degree, including a semester-by-semester breakdown of how best to complete the required classes. Click here for the Advisement Guide’s 4-Semester Plan .

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