Computer Information Systems (A.A.S.)

The Computer Information Systems A.A.S. prepares students for computer information systems careers in a business environment. Students learn computer-related skills including programming, web design, networking technology, and database design. The program prepares graduates to:

Goal I: Demonstrate the knowledge to support the delivery and management of information systems.

  • Apply software applications to solve problems
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize emerging information systems technologies and practices
  • Understand the legal, ethical, societal, and global issues associated with information systems

Goal II: Demonstrate the ability to produce appropriate information systems to address client needs.

  • Identify the information systems requirements appropriate to a computing problem solution
  • Design information systems that satisfy user requirements
  • Implement information systems that satisfy user requirements
  • Evaluate information systems that satisfy user requirements
  • Utilize mathematical reasoning to solve problems

Goal III: Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills.

  • Effectively communicate in teams to accomplish a common goal
  • Effectively communicate project requirements and progress with all stakeholders within an organization
  • Deliver an oral presentation of an information system project
  • Develop a written plan to address an information system problem