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  Jul 22, 2017
 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Systems & Technology, Associate of Applied Science


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The Information Systems and Technology Associate of Applied Science degree  prepares students to enter various paraprofessional and professional careers upon graduation. The area of information systems, under the headings of Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT), has become critical to the operation of many organizations. The field has evolved from a cost center to one where the IS and IT operations are providing strategic value to corporations. The knowledge required to be effective in this field has also grown. IS and IT staff must understand not only how computers operate, but also how they can be effectively networked together. The use of internet technologies has become pervasive and database management has become an integral function.

Graduates are able to:

  • solve IS and IT problems within the context of business systems
  • communicate effectively within an organization
  • work productively in team and individual settings
  • demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior
  • adapt to emerging technologies and new environments

Curriculum – A.A.S. Degree


First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


  •  CISY Programming course 3 Credits 3

Fourth Semester


Total Credits 62-65


1 Mathematics by official placement test. Students may not take courses below placement level.

2 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education  list.

3 Students must take two programming courses. Students have the option of learning one language in-depth or learning two languages. The courses taken must be one of the following: CISY 249 Java , CISY 254 Data Structures , 238 C Programming , CISY 242 Object Oriented Programming , CISY 224 Introduction to Visual Basic.NET , any other NET course.

4 See Computer Science (CISY) Electives List  for any CISY-200 level course. 

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