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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 hrs
B. General Education Requirements 21 sem. hrs
Basic Studies 6 hrs
ENGL 112View Syllabus English Composition II 3 hrs
CISS 170View Syllabus Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
CISS 171 Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
CISS 176 Introduction to Computer Science
Arts, Humanities and History; Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Social and Behavioral Sciences (credits distributed to include each of the three areas). History or Literature strongly recommend . 15 hrs
MATH 150View Syllabus College Algebra or
MATH 170View Syllabus Finite Mathematics required.
PSYC 101View Syllabus General Psychology and
SOCI 111View Syllabus General Sociology or
ECON 293View Syllabus Macroeconomics and
ECON 294View Syllabus Microeconomics strongly recommended.
C. Major Area Requirements 26 sem. hrs
(Courses in the major cannot be taken as Pass/Fail.)
CISS 240View Syllabus Introduction to Programming or (CISS 241 and CISS 242) 4 hrs
CISS 245View Syllabus Advanced Programming or (CISS 243) 4 hrs
CISS 285View Syllabus Structured Systems Analysis & Design or (CISS 280) 3 hrs
CISS 325View Syllabus Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation Projects or (CISS 320) 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 hrs
CISS 234View Syllabus Visual Basic
CISS 236View Syllabus COBOL Programming
CISS 238View Syllabus Java Programming
CISS 355Syllabus Not Available Directed Study
CISS 370View Syllabus Operating Systems
CISS 380View Syllabus Computer Graphics
CISS 430View Syllabus Database Systems
CISS 445View Syllabus Programming Languages
D. Related Area Requirements 9 sem. hrs
ACCT 280View Syllabus Accounting I 3 hrs
ACCT 281View Syllabus Accounting II 3 hrs
Choose one of the following: 3 hrs
MGMT 152View Syllabus Business Mathematics
MATH 170View Syllabus Finite Mathematics
MATH 250View Syllabus Statistics I
E. Open Elective: 1 sem. hr
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
Patrick Air Force Base, FL
NAS Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, FL
Jefferson City, MO
Springfield, MO
Lake of the Ozarks, MO
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Hancock Field, NY
Fort Worth, TX