• Computer Information Systems (050.3)
    Associate of Science

    Allegheny, Boyce, North, South

    This program prepares students with a broad knowledge in Computer Information Systems for transfer to a four-year institution. Students may continue in their studies at another college and earn a bachelor's degree in Information systems or information technology.

    Upon successful completion of the program, students will:

    1. Apply core principles and practices of computing.
    2. Utilize conventional terminology related to computer and information science.
    3. Collect information and carry out research using relevant and appropriate sources.
    4. Utilize digital and other technological tools to access and communicate information needed to complete tasks.

     

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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    CIT-111Introduction to Programming: Java4
    ENG-101English Composition 13
    -General Elective (1 course)3
    -Mathematics Elective3–4
    -Science Elective3
     
    Total Credits: 16–17

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ENG-102English Composition 23
    -General Elective (1 course)3
    -Mathematics Elective3–4
    -Science Elective3–4
     CIT Restricted Elective3–4
    Total Credits: 15–18

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    SPH-101Oral Communication3
    -General Elective (1 course)3
    -Mathematics Elective3–4
    -Social Science Elective3
     CIT Restricted Elective3–4
    Total Credits: 15–17

    Fourth Semester

    Students select three (3) general electives in the fourth semester.
    Course #Course NameCredits
    -General Electives (3 courses)9
    -Humanities Elective3
     CIT Restricted Elective
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    3–4
    Total Credits: 15–16

    Mathematics Electives and General Electives The three mathematics electives and six general electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer counselor and as identified and articulated with the four-year institution's transfer program.

    CIT Restricted Electives (3 courses required) 
    The three CIT restricted electives must be selected from the following list in consultation with a transfer counselor and as identified and articulated with the four-year institution's transfer program. At least one of these restricted electives must be a 200-level course.

    CIT-115    Introduction to Information Technology 3 credits
    CIT-120    Networking 3 credits
    CIT-125    Web Development 3 credits
    CIT-130    Object-oriented Programming: Java 4 credits
    CIT-140    Office Productivity Applications 4 credits
    CIT-145    Programming in C 3 credits
    CIT-161    Visual Basic: Windows Programming 4 credits
    CIT-215    Systems Analysis & Design 3 credits
    CIT-230    Database Systems 4 credits
    CIT-244    Object-Oriented Programming 2: Java 4 credits
    CIT-245    Data Structures & Program Design: C++ 4 credits

    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 61–68