Computer Information Systems

AC's award-winning Computer Information Systems department has a variety degrees and certificates that mesh nicely with today's job market. The curriculum covers a broad range of skills and disciplines, including: web development, computer programming, database design, networking, and software operation. Specialization is not only quite possible, it is encouraged.

Computer Information Systems

What can you do with a Computer Information Systems degree or certificate?


Information technology jobs are some of the fastest growing in the modern workplace and cover a broad range of computer skills. A CIS graduate could be a database administrator, programmer, network administrator, computer technician, or web developer. Companies large and small – from the Hewlett-Packards of the world to a start-up down the street – need people skilled in CIS-related specialties.


Computer Information Systems

Follow your path to a Bachelor's Degree

Pick the pace that works best for you. 


Degree Options:
 

Computer Information Services Certificate and AAS Degree Plans 
 

Computer System Support Certificate

1st Semester – 15 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs

ITSC 2335 - Application Software Problem Solving

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

Web Design Certificate

1st Semester – 9 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

2nd Semester – 6 hrs.

ITSE 2302 -- Intermediate Web Programming

3 hrs

INEW 2334 - Advanced Web Programming

3 hrs

CIS Game Developer Certificate

1st Semester – 9 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hr.

GAME 1303 - Introduction to GAME Design

3 hrs

GAME 1306 - Design and Creation of Games

3 hrs.

2nd Semester – 9 hrs.

COSC 1315 - Introduction to Computer Programming

3 hrs.

GAME 1394 -- Special Topics

   3 hrs

ITSE 1333- Mobile Applications Development

   3 hrs

COSC Computer Information Systems Business Option AAS

1st Semester – 15 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs

ITSC 2335 - Application Software Problem Solving

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

2nd Semester – 15 hrs.

COSC 1315 - Introduction to Computer Programming

3 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hrs

CIS elective

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix Operating Systems I 

3 hrs

COSC 1320 - C Programming

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

ITSE 2347 - Advanced Database Programming

3 hrs

MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science

3 hrs

BUSI 2301Business Law

3 hrs

ACCT 2301- Accounting Principles I

3 hrs

ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I

3 hrs

4th Semester – 15 hrs.

LPC credit

3 hrs

INEW 2334 - Advanced Web Programming

3 hrs

ACCT 2302 - Accounting Principles II

3 hrs

ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3 hrs

SPCH from approved list                                                                                                      

3 hrs

 

Computer Information Systems Computer Programming Option AAS (COSC)

1st Semester – 15 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs

ITSC 2335 - Application Software Problem Solving

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

COSC 1315 - Introduction to Computer Programming

3 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hrs

CIS elective

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix Operating Systems I 

3 hrs

COSC 1320 - C Programming

3 hrs

SUMMER SESSION –6  hrs

COSC 1336 - Programming Fundamentals I

3 hrs

SPCH from approved list                                                                                                      

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 12 hrs

ITSE 2347 - Advanced Database Programming

3 hrs

MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science

3 hrs

COSC 1337 - Programming Fundamentals II

3 hrs

ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I

3 hrs

4th Semester – 12 hrs

LPC credit

3 hrs

ITSE 1391 - ST Computer Programming

3 hrs

COSC 2336 - Programming Fundamentals III

3 hrs

INEW 2334 - Advanced Web Programming

3 hrs

 

Computer Information Systems Web Design Option AAS (COSC)

1st Semester – 15 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs

ITSC 2335 - Application Software Problem Solving

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

COSC 1315 - Introduction to Computer Programming

3 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hrs

CIS elective

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix Operating Systems I 

3 hrs

COSC 1320 - C Programming

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

ITSE 2347 - Advanced Database Programming

3 hrs

MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science

3 hrs

ITSE 2302 -- Intermediate Web Programming

3 hrs

ARTC 1325 - Introduction to Computer Graphics

3 hrs

ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I

3 hrs

4th Semester – 15 hrs

LPC credit

3 hrs

IMED 1316 - Web Design I

3 hrs

IMED 2315 - Web Design II

3 hrs

INEW 2334 - Advanced Web Programming

3 hrs

SPCH from approved list                                                                                                      

3 hrs

 

Computer Information Systems Security, Software, Networking (SSN) Option AAS (COSC)

1st Semester – 15 hrs

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs

ITSC 2335 - Application Software Problem Solving

3 hrs

ITSE 2309 - Database Programming

3 hrs

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

2nd Semester – 15 hrs

COSC 1315 - Introduction to Computer Programming

3 hrs

ITSE 1311 - Beginning Web Programming

3 hrs

CIS elective

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix Operating Systems I 

3 hrs

COSC 1320 - C Programming

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

ITSE 2347 - Advanced Database Programming

3 hrs

MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science

3 hrs

CPMT 2349 - Advanced Computer Networking Tech

3 hrs

ITSY 2300 - Operating Systems Security

3 hrs

ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I

3 hrs

4th Semester – 15 hrs

LPC credit

3 hrs

ITCC 1301 - Cisco I

3 hrs

ITCC 1304 - Cisco II

3 hrs

INEW 2334 - Advanced Web Programming

3 hrs

SPCH from approved list                                                                                                      

3 hrs

 

 

Computer Networking/Cyber Security Certificate and AAS Degree Plans
 

Network Essentials Certificate

1st Semester – 15 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hr.

ITCC 1314 – CCNA 1- Introduction to Networks

3 hrs

ITCC 1340 – CCNA 2 – Routing and Switching Essentials.

3 hrs.

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix

3 hrs.

 

Network Administration Certificate  

1st Semester – 15 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs.

ITCC 1314 – CCNA 1- Introductions to Networks

3 hrs

ITCC 1340 – CCNA 2- Routing and Switching Essentials

3 hrs.

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix

3 hrs.

2nd Semester – 6 hrs.

ITCC 2312 – CCNA 3 – Scaling Networks

3 hrs.

ITCC 2313- CCNA 4- Connecting Networks

 3hrs.

3rd Semester – 6 hrs.

 

CPMT 2349- Advanced Computer Networking Technology

3 hrs

ITSY 2300- Operating System Security

3 hrs

 

Digital Forensics Fundamentals

1st Semester – 15 hrs

CRIJ 2314 - Criminal Investigation

3 hrs

ITDF 1300 - Digital Forensics

3 hrs

ITDF 2325 - Digital Forensics Tools

3 hrs

BUSI 2301 - Business Law

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix

3 hrs

Cyber Security Certificate  

1st Semester – 15 hrs

CRIJ 2314 - Criminal Investigation 

3 hr.

 ITDF 1300 - Digital Forensics 

3 hrs

ITDF 2325 - Digital Forensics Tools 

3 hrs

BUSI 2301 - Business Law

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix

3 hrs.

2nd Semester – 6 hrs.

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hrs.

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

3rd Semester -9 hrs

ITSY 2330 - Intrusion Detection

3 hrs.

ITSY 2300 - Operating System Security

3 hrs

ITSY 2341 - Security Management Practices

3 hrs

 

CETT - AAS - Computer Networking/Cyber Security

1st Semester – 15 hrs

CPMT 1351 - IT Essentials- PC Hardware and Software

3 hr.

ITCC 1314 – CCNA 1- Introduction to Networks

3 hrs

ITCC 1340 – CCNA 2- Routing and Switching Essentials

3 hrs.

ITSY 1342 - Information Technology Security

3 hrs

ITSC 1307 - Unix

3 hrs.

2nd Semester – 15 hrs.

CRIJ 2314 - Criminal Investigation

3 hrs.

ITDF 1300 - Digital Forensics

3 hrs.

BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications

3 hrs

ITDF 2325 - Digital Forensics Tools

3 hrs

BUSI 2301 - Business Law

3 hrs

3rd Semester – 15 hrs

ITSY 2330 - Intrusion Detection

3 hrs.

MATH 1324 Math for Business & Social Science

3 hrs.

CPMT 2349 - Advanced Networking

3 hrs

ITSY 2300 - Operating System Security

3 hrs

ENGL 1301- Freshman Comp I

3 hrs.

4th Semester – 15 hrs.

LPC credit

3 hrs

ITCC 2312 – CCNA 3- Scaling Networks

3 hrs

ITSY 2341 - Security Management Practices

3 hrs

ITCC 2313 – CCNA 4- Connecting Networks

3 hrs

SPCH from approved list                                                                                                        

3 hrs