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Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems

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.


Degree Requirements

A. ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 sem. hrs.
B. General Education Requirements 21 sem. hrs.
Basic Studies 6 hrs
ENGL 112 English Composition II 3 hrs
CISS 170 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3 hrs
Arts and Humanities, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences (credits distributed to include each of the four areas). History or Literature strongly recommended. 15 hrs
MATH 150 College Algebra
or MATH 170 Finite Mathematics required
PSYC 101 General Psychology
and SOCI 111 General Sociology
or ECON 293 Macroeconomics
and ECON 294 Microeconomics strongly recommended
C. Major Area Requirements 24 sem. hrs
CISS 240 Introduction to Programming 3 hrs
CISS 245 Advanced Programming 3 hrs
CISS 280 Systems Analysis and Design I 3 hrs
CISS 320 Systems Analysis and Design II 3 hrs
CISS 350 Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures 3 hrs
CISS 360 Computer Systems and Assembly Language 3 hrs
Choose two of the following: 6 hrs
CISS 175 Microcomputer-Based Personal Productivity Tools
CISS 345 COBOL Programming
CISS 355 Directed Study
CISS 370 Operating Systems
CISS 380 Computer Graphics
CISS 430 Database Systems
CISS 445 Programming Languages
D. Related Area Requirements 9 sem. hrs.
ACCT 280 Accounting I 3 hrs
ACCT 281 Accounting II 3 hrs
Choose four courses from at least two of the following areas:
MGMT 152 Business Mathematics
MATH 170 Finite Mathematics
MATH 250 Statistics I
E. Open Elective: 3 sem. hrs.
60 sem. hrs.


The Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems degree is available at the following locations:

Main Campus, Day Program
Main Campus, Evening Program
Online Campus
Lemoore, CA
Denver, CO
Orlando, FL
NAS Jacksonville, FL
Patrick Air Force Base, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Jefferson City, MO
Springfield, MO
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Hancock Field, NY
Fort Worth, TX