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Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems

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The Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems degree provides an intense exposure to computer programming and the functional applications of computers in the business world. Courses not offered at all venues are denoted with a venue indicator (Day, Evening, AHE) after the course name.

Degree Requirements

A.

English Composition I

3 sem. hrs

  ENGL 111View Syllabus English Composition I 3 hrs

B.

General Education Requirements

21 sem. hrs

  For a complete list of general education courses click here‚Äč. For additional information on general education requirements click here.

  Basic Studies

6 sem. hrs

  ENGL 112View Syllabus English Composition II 3 hrs
 
  CISS 170View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
  CISS 171View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or 3 hrs
  CISS 176View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Science

3 hrs
 
  Art, Humanities & History; Natural Sciences & Mathematics; and Social Behavioral Sciences

15 sem. hrs

  Credits distributed to include each of the three areas. History or literature strongly recommended.
  MATH 150View Syllabus College Algebra or 3 hrs
  MATH 170View Syllabus Finite Mathematics

3 hrs
 
  PSYC 101View Syllabus General Psychology and 3 hrs
  SOCI 111View Syllabus General Sociology 3 hrs
  or
  ECON 293View Syllabus Macroeconomics and 3 hrs
  ECON 294View Syllabus Microeconomics (strongly recommended) 3 hrs

C.

Major Area Requirements

26-27 sem. hrs

  Courses in the major cannot be taken pass/fail.
  CISS 240View Syllabus Introduction to Programming (Day) and 4 hrs
  CISS 245View Syllabus Advanced Programming (Day) 4 hrs
  or
  CISS 241View Syllabus Programming I (Evening and AHE) and 3 hrs
  CISS 242View Syllabus Programming II (Evening and AHE) and 3 hrs
  CISS 243View Syllabus Programming III (Evening and AHE)

3 hrs
 
  CISS 285View Syllabus Structured Systems Analysis and Design (Day) and 3 hrs
  CISS 325View Syllabus Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation Projects (Day) 3 hrs
  or
  CISS 280View Syllabus Systems Analysis and Design I (Evening and AHE) and 3 hrs
  CISS 320View Syllabus Systems Analysis and Design II (Evening and AHE)

3 hrs
 
  CISS 350View Syllabus Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures 3 hrs
  CISS 360View Syllabus Computer Systems and Assembly Language

3 hrs
 
  Choose two of the following:

6 sem. hrs

 
  CISS 234View Syllabus Visual Basic 3 hrs
  CISS 238View Syllabus Java Programming 3 hrs
  CISS 355Syllabus Not Available Directed Study 1 3 hrs
  CISS 370View Syllabus Operating Systems 3 hrs
  CISS 380View Syllabus Computer Graphics 3 hrs
  CISS 430View Syllabus Database Systems 3 hrs
  CISS 445View Syllabus Programming Languages 3 hrs

D.

Related Area Requirements

9 sem. hrs

  ACCT 280View Syllabus Accounting I (Financial) 3 hrs
  ACCT 281View Syllabus Accounting II (Managerial)

3 hrs
 
  Choose one of the following:

3 hrs

  MGMT 152View Syllabus Business Mathematics 3 hrs
  MATH 170View Syllabus Finite Mathematics 3 hrs
  MATH 250View Syllabus Statistics I 3 hrs

E.

Open Elective

0-1 sem. hrs

F.

Total Semester Hours:

60 hrs

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