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Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

The Associate of Applied Science 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.

Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. ability to perform basic tasks in the Windows operating system.
  2. ability to create and edit word processing documents involving formatting skills.
  3. ability to create and edit electronic spreadsheet documents utilizing basic mathematical skills.
  4. ability to create and edit relational databases.
  5. ability to create and edit electronic presentations.
  6. ability to navigate and utilize the Internet.

Required courses for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CIS 111: Internet Technology 3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 101: Applied Algebra for College Students *** 3
or MATH 102: College Algebra ***
  Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
CIS 114: Microsoft Windows 3
CIS 205: Advanced MS Word 3
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
  Business Elective ** 3
  Natural Science Elective 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
CIS 207: Advanced Excel 3
SPCH 110: Principles of Speech 3
  Approved Elective * or Business Elective ** 3
  Approved Elective * 3
  Approved Elective * 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
CIS 227: Computer System Design 3
CIS 298: CIS Internship 3
     or Approved Elective *
  Approved Elective * 3
  Approved Elective * 3
  Humanities Elective 3
    15
     
Total Hours: 60
 
* Approved Electives must be chosen from: CIT 102, CIS 106, CIT 113, CIS 115, CIS 120, CIS 209, CIS 210, CIS 299, CIT 101, CIT 110, CIT 112, CIT 130, CIT 149, CIT 150, CIT 151, CIT 160, CIT 209, CIT 230, CIT 242, COMM 121, COMM 216, COMM 217, COMM 218.
** Business Electives must be chosen from: ACCT 205, ACCT 206, BADM 201, BADM 202, BADM 215.
*** For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102 instead of MATH 101. Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.

Students must make a "C" or higher in prerequisites before enrolling in any given course.

 

This degree can be obtained 100% via Internet instruction. Contact your academic advisor for details.

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