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Computer Information Systems (A.A.S. Degree) | Program Requirements | Monroe Community College
COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program
Department: Business Administration

CIP Code: 11.0201

MCC Program Code: CI01

NYSED Code (BRI): 01227

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Description

This program will develop the skills and knowledge needed by students who plan to seek employment as technical support specialists, help desk technicians, and customer service support associates. Students will obtain an understanding of programming, networks and databases as well as basic knowledge of business fundamentals such as accounting, marketing, economics and management. The core courses within this program provide students with a solid base of communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.

This program is not designed as a transfer program. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to earn their Bachelor's degree should discuss their plans with an advisor as early as possible to identify the appropriate program.

(Housed in the Business Administration and Economics Department)

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Describe a computer system.
2. Diagnose and resolve computer system problems.
3. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in a professional manner.
4. Prepare for conducting independent research in the field.
5. Capable of designing and implementing object oriented programs from user specifications.
6. Capable of designing and implementing structured programs from user specifications.
7. Capable of designing and implementing business oriented programs from user specifications.
8. Demonstrate their knowledge of business functional departments in the development of a system proposal to satisfy user requirements.

Employment Potential

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Requirements for Program Entrance

Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC). Typing or keyboarding recommended.


Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 14 Credit Hours
BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 100 Information Processing Fundamentals 4
MTH 165 College Algebra or higher3
PHL 105 Technology and Values3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION 1
Total14
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
BUS 220 Applied Business Applications 3
CIS 200 Programming for Information Systems 4
CIS 110 A+ PC Repair and Operating Systems 3
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 160 Statistics I3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
ACC 110 Fundamentals of Accounting I AND
ACC 111 Fundamentals of Accounting II
4
CIS 201 Introduction to Web Site Programming and Design3
CIS 211 Applied Database Concepts OR
CIS 221 Applied Database Concepts with an Oracle Database
3
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication OR
SPC 142 Public Speaking
3
NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE3
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
BUS 275 Business Cooperative Education4
CIS 209 Systems Analysis and Design3
CPT 115 Introduction to Networks3
ENG 251 Technical Writing3
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE*3
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION1
Total17
TOTAL CREDITS63


* Recommended Social Science Elective: ECO 101 or ECO 111
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