Computer Information Systems

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
Revised Program

50% or more of this program can be completed online.

Information systems professionals play a key and vital role in the management and growth of an organization. They are the creative problem-solving innovators who define the information and technology needs to help businesses in virtually any field achieve their goals and objectives.
The Computer Information Systems program includes courses in technology and business to prepare students for transfer to a Bachelor degree program. Programs in this academic discipline go by a wide variety of names such as computer information systems, management information systems, information systems, information technology, and information management.
The CIS curriculum is based on recommendations of professional computing associations and includes courses in information systems fundamentals, computer programming, database design, systems analysis and design, accounting, management, economics, and marketing. Students also develop their communication, collaboration, analytical, and problem solving skills.

(Housed in the Business Administration and Economics Department)

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 17 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
CIS 100 Information Processing Fundamentals 4
BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 4
MTH 165 College Algebra or higher3
Total17
SECOND SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
CIS 200 Programming for Information Systems 4
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II4
LITERATURE ELECTIVE OR
PHL 105 Technology and Values OR
PHL 102 Introduction to Logic
3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Total15
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
CIS 211 Applied Database Concepts 3
MTH 160 Statistics I3
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics3
ENG 250 Professional Communication OR
ENG 251 Technical Communication
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE AMERICAN HISTORY, OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, WESTERN CIVILIZATIONS 3
HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1
Total16
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
CIS 209 Systems Analysis and Design 3
BUS 204 Management Theory and Practice OR
BUS 208 Organizational Behavior
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE** 3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE*** 3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE 3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS63

* Recommended Natural Science Electives: BIO 116, BIO 120, CHE 110, GEO 105 & 115, GEG 130, PHY 120 & 121.
**Program Elective: BUS 220, CIS 201, MTH 161
***Choose a SUNY General Elective from any area.
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