COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS A.A.S.
INTERNET TECHNOLOGY OPTION

This option offers a variation of the Computer Information Systems degree program, enabling students to specialize in designing applications specifically for the internet. The emphasis is on applied learning through laboratory practice, using the latest hardware and software.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Develop modular programs with proper documentation and error trapping
  • Utilize methods involved in analyzing and designing information systems
  • Display an understanding of the components of a Database Management System
  • Understand the techniques and procedures to design and maintain a local area network
  • Effectively compose both written and oral communications
  • Effectively utilize the major tools of Microsoft Office
  • Professional including spreadsheets, databases, word processing and presentation programs
  • Understand and utilize operating systems of microcomputers
  • Design and develop functional and accessible websites

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

Entry level positions as web designer/developer, webmaster, software engineer, network administrator, and network support specialist.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

Students planning to transfer should contact their advisor and/or the Coordinator for Transfer and Articulation in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for more information. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The Internet Technology option provides training for developing programming applications and information systems for the Internet. It features in-depth training in the use and design of software for Internet applications. The emphasis is on applied learning through laboratory practice using the latest hardware and software.

Graduates of this degree program option will have acquired skills in Internet programming, problem-solving, communications, web-based application software, computer systems, and networks.

The curriculum listed on this page represents the minimum coursework required for the AAS degree in Computer Information Systems: Internet Technology Option. Any exception must have the written consent of the chair of the Division of Natural and Health Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology.

Degree requirements for the Computer Information Systems A.A.S. with Internet Technology Option program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
CS 080 Microcomputer Maintenance 1
CS 120 Foundations of Computer Science 3
BUS 225 Microcomputer Application Software 3
BUS 103 Principles of Business 3
MATH 104 College Algebra (or higher) * 3
16
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102
OR
ENGL 270
Freshman English II
OR
Technical Writing
3
CS 200 Programming in Visual Basic 3
BUS 226
OR
BUS 260
Advanced Microcomputer Application Software
OR
Project Management
3
Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3
Math/Science 3
Health or Physical Education 1
16
THIRD SEMESTER
CS 082 Help Desk 1
CS 215 Systems Analysis and Design 3
ENGL 221 Effective Speech: Public Address 3
CS 228 Introduction Unix/Linux 3
Behavioral/Social Science 3
Health or Physical Education 1
14
FOURTH SEMESTER
CS 219 Database Management Systems 3
CS 225 Introduction to Networks 3
CS 235 Web Page Design 3
CS 237 Internet Security 3
CS 238 Java 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3
18
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 62

* Depending on the student’s math placement. MATH 112, 115, or 116 will not fulfill Math requirement.