Associate in Applied Science
CIP Code: 11.0401
The mission of the Computer Science Information Systems program is to prepare students for immediate employment in the information systems and information technology fields. Students will obtain a strong foundation in applications programming, networking, database systems, productivity software, system analysis and internet programming. By providing students with small class sizes, connected faculty, a hands-on learning environment, electives in additional programming, security, technical and business courses, students will be ready to pursue employment in a variety of organizations as application programmers/analysts, computer operators, database specialists, or IT support.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze, design, develop, implement, and support solutions to Information Systems problems.
- Demonstrate ability to select, utilize and integrate business-oriented software applications (Windows-based, spreadsheet, database, and Web-based).
- Demonstrate the ability to research, design and optimize a network.
- Identify and describe changing computer technology trends both domestically and internationally.
Julie Cooley, Chairperson
Office: Applied Technology Building, Room 011A
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5277
The Computer Information Systems program consists of a broad spectrum of courses in the information systems and information technology fields. Upon completion of the required courses, the student will receive an Associate in Applied Science and be ready for immediate employment.
Core courses give the student a strong foundation in applications programming, networking, database systems, productivity software, system security, Internet programming, and systems analysis. Students can also select a variety of CST and/or BUS electives to suit their interests. Students can attend full-time or part-time. Courses may be offered day, evenings, or online.
Students seeking immediate employment will find opportunities in a variety of organizations as application programmers/analysts, computer operators, database specialists, or IT support. Students planning to transfer should seek the advice of the department chairperson and the transfer institution. Students can potentially pursue transfer to Bachelor of Science programs in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology.