Associate in Applied Science
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.
Program supervised by:
Chris H. Pappas, Chairman
Office: Applied Technology Building, Room 011
Telephone: 607 778-5022