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Computer Information Systems, AAS


No. of Credits: 60-61
Contact: B. Brezina, Interim Chair, Business and Technology Division;
R. Drake, Program Coordinator

Having business expertise alongside information technology qualifications is a rare combination.  In today's business world, that is exactly what employers are looking for in their employees.  A degree in Computer Information Systems is designed to provide students the skills they need to advance in this field.  By bridging the gap between the computer world and the business world, students will bring a unique blend of experience to any business organization.  This degree prepares students in the areas of information systems, systems analysis and design, databases, accounting, statistics, business law, economics, project management and computer networking. This program is fully available online.

Computer Information Systems students are not required to complete BAD-1335 nor ECN-1015 prior to taking ECN-2020

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 47.

 

Career Opportunities:

information systems manager, systems analyst, business information systems designer, business information systems developer, business information systems project manager, information analyst, project analyst

Transfer Options:

A complete list of all transfer opportunities can be found on the Transfer Services page

 

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will...

  1. Demonstrate understanding of social, professional, security, and ethical issues related to computing
  2. Plan, use, and manage information systems
  3. Apply fundamental information technology to business practices
  4. Work as part of a team to analyze, design, and develop computer information systems in real-world scenarios
  5. Compute, analyze, and interpret financial, statistical, and economic data and information
  6. Create and edit communications using word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval