Computer Information Systems (AAS)

Program Information

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Computer Information Systems program is designed to prepare students who are planning to find employment using current computer applications. Students will get experience with a variety of operating systems, database management, and popular programming languages. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

This program has an embedded certificate (CCL) in Computer Information Systems that you can receive before you finish your degree.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 15-17 Credits Grade Sem/Year
ENG 101 First-Year Composition OR 3    
ENG 107 First-Year Composition for ESL 3    
MAT 120 Intermediate Algebra OR 5    
MAT 121 Intermediate Algebra OR 4    
MAT 122 Intermediate Algebra OR

Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course (3-5 credits)

3    
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems 3    
CIS 133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3    
GBS 151 Introduction to Business 3    
Semester II 15-18 Credits Grade Sem/Year

You should see an Academic Advisor or the Program Director during the first few weeks of this semester to apply for your Computer Information Systems certificate (CCL).

CRE 101 College Critical Reading OR

Equivalent as indicated by assessment (0-3 credits)

(Credits for CRE101 are in addition to the 61-64 required for the program.)

3    
COM 100 Introduction to Human Communication OR 3    
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication OR 3    
COM 225 Public Speaking OR 3    
COM 230 Small Group Communication 3    
CIS 126DA UNIX Operating System OR 3    
CIS 126DL LINUX Operating System OR 3    
MST 150SV Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration OR 3    
MST 150EI Configuring Windows 8 OR

Any Microsoft Windows course [MST150++]
(will be accepted to meet the requirement at GCC)

3    
CIS 150AB Object-Oriented Programming OR 3    
CIS ANY Any Computer Information Systems (CIS) course

(See Restricted Electives Notes below) (6 credits)

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Semester III 15 Credits Grade Sem/Year
ENG 102 First-Year Composition OR 3    
ENG 108 First-Year Composition for ESL 3    
ECN 211 Macroeconomic Principles OR 3    
ECN 212 Microeconomic Principles OR 3    
SBU 200 Society & Business 3    
ACC 111 Accounting Principles I 3    
CIS 159 Visual Basic Programming I OR 3    
CIS 162AD C#: Level I OR

Any CIS162++ Any C Programming Level I course OR

3    
CIS 163AA Java Programming: Level I 3    
CIS ANY Any Computer Information Systems (CIS) course

(See Restricted Elective Notes below) (3 credits)

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Semester IV 16-17 Credits Grade Sem/Year

You should see an Academic Advisor or the Program Director during the first few weeks of this semester to apply for graduation.

NS ANY Any approved General Education course from the Natural Sciences area. 4    
HU ANY Any approved General Education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area. 3    
MST 140 Microsoft Networking Essentials OR 3    
CNT 140AA Introduction to Networks 4    
GBS 233 Business Communication 3    
CIS ANY Any Computer Information Systems (CIS) course

(See Restricted Electives Notes below) (3 credits)

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Restricted Electives 12 Credits Grade Sem/Year

Select twelve (12) credits of additional CIS courses.  Electives must be different from courses counted toward the degree in the semester-by-semester  plan above.  Consult with the Program Director or an Academic Advisor for assistance with elective selection and sequencing.

CIS ANY Any Computer Information Systems (CIS) course

Any except courses specified in academic plan.

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