Dec 04, 2023
School: Business and Professional Careers
Academic Dept: Computer Information Technologies
Important Note about Program Requirements
The requirements listed below are for students entering into this program from Fall 2021 to Summer 2022. Students who entered the program during a prior semester will find their specific requirements listed in the Catalog under which they entered. Archived Catalogs are accessible through the dropdown menu above.
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. Topics of study include technology, databases, networks, 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.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Demonstrate an understanding of computer hardware and software.
- Demonstrate an understanding of object-oriented programming and the fundamentals of input, processing and output.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze, coordinate, collect, normalize and implement a relational database for information management.
- Demonstrate the ability to define computer information systems terms clearly and question statements and conclusions with reasoning based on relationships and logical connections.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of security to information systems.
The academic map below presents the recommended plan of study and will guide you through your program in a timely manner. Click the course abbreviations for full course descriptions. A course may be critical because it is a pre-requisite, requires a minimum grade, or because it is only offered once a year. Missing a critical course may push back your graduation date. Meet with an Academic Counselor or Faculty Advisor to ensure you are on track to complete your program.
Critical Courses should be taken in the order shown to stay on track and graduate on time.
Minimum Total Credits: 62
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