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Computer Information Systems-AS

The Associate of Science degree in Computer Information Systems is awarded to students who complete all core, major, and related requirements.  Some programs require specific courses or have certain prerequisites which will also fulfill College Core Requirements.

Area of Study

Computer Information Systems



Total Program

60 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours. 

University Requirement - 1 or 3 hours

University Requirement Department
The 3-hour credit course is required for students who must take at least one remedial course. Students who are not required to take a remedial course may take the 3-hour credit course.  In both situations, the courses (1-hour or 3-hour) count toward electives.
UNIV 1001 Principles of Academic Success I University
UNIV 1003 Principles of Academic Success III University

General Education Core - 35 hours

English/Communications - 9 hours

English/Communications Department
ENG 1003 Freshman English I English
ENG 1013 Freshman English II English
SPCH 1203 Oral Communications Speech

Literature - 3 hours

Literature Department
Choose one course below. 
ENG 2003 World Literature I English
ENG 2013 World Literature II English
PHIL 1103 Introduction to Philosophy Philosophy

Fine Arts/Humanities - 3 hours

Fine Arts/Humanities Department
Choose one course below.
ART 2503 Fine Arts-Visual Art
MUS 2503 Fine Arts-Musical Music
THEA 2503 Fine Arts-Theatre Theatre

U.S. History/Government - 3 hours

U. S. History/Government Department
Choose one course below.
POSC 2103 Introduction to United States Government Political Science
HIST 2763 The United States to 1876 History
HIST 2773 The United States Since 1876 History

World History - 3 hours 

World History Department
Choose one course below. 
HIST 1013 World Civilization to 1660 History
HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 History

Mathematics - 3 hours 

Mathematics Department
MATH 1023 College Algebra Mathematics

Science - 8 hours

Science Department
 Choose two courses below.
BIOL 1014 Principles of Biology Biological Science
BIOL 2104 Microbiology Biological Science
BOT 1104 General Botany Botany
CHEM 1014 General Chemistry I Chemistry
CHEM 1024 General Chemistry II Chemistry
PHSC 1204 Physical Science Physical Science
PHSC 1304 Earth Science Physical Science
PHYS 2054 General Physics I Physics
PHYS 2064 General Physics II Physics
PHYS 2074 University Physics I Physics
PHYS 2084 University Physics II Physics
ZOOL 1204 Principles of Zoology Zoology
ZOOL 2004 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Zoology
ZOOL 2014 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Zoology

Social Sciences - 3 hours

Social Sciences Department
Choose one course below.
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology Sociology
ECON 2313 Principles of Macroeconomics Economics

Computer Information Systems - 9 hours

Computer Information Systems Department
ACCT 2003 Principles of Accounting I Accounting
CIS 2403 Database Applications Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems  Department
Choose one course below. 
CIS 2033 Visual Basic Programming Computer Information Systems
CIS 2873 Structured Programming in the C Language Computer Information Systems

Business/Computer Electives - 16 hours

Business/Computer Electives Department
In consult with your academic advisor, choose four courses from the list below that have not been used above. 
ACCT 2013 Principles of Accounting II Accounting
BSYS 2583 Spreadsheet Applications for Business Business Systems
CIS 1113 Introduction to Macintosh Computers Computer Information Systems
CIS 1503 Microcomputer Applications I Computer Information Systems
CIS 2013 Web Page Design Computer Information Systems
CIS 2023 Computer Animation Computer Information Systems
CIS 2033 Visual Basic Programming Computer Information Systems
CIS 2453 Microcomputer Applications II Computer Information Systems
CIS 2543 Special Topics in Computer Aps: Java Computer Information Systems
CIS 2553 Special Topics in Computer Aps: Advanced Java Computer Information Systems
CIS 2813 Desktop Publishing Applications Computer Information Systems
CIS 2873 Structured Programming in the C Language Computer Information Systems
CST 1104 Introduction to Computer Hardware/Software Computer Systems and Networking Technology
CST 1124 Microcomputer Operating Systems Computer Systems and Networking Technology
CST 1154 Computer Coding Computer Systems and Networking Technology
CST 2134 Local Area Network I Computer Systems and Networking Technology
GEOG 1233 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Geography


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