COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department: Business Administration

School: Business & Entrepreneurial Studies

CIP Code: 11.0401
MCC Program Code: CI02
NYSED Code (BRI): 87429
Admissions
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50% or more of this program can be completed online.

Description
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)

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
MCC Level 6 Mathematics Placement.

Distribution Requirements
Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 165 College Algebra or higher***
3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
4
BUS 104 Introduction to Business
3
CIS 100 Information Processing Fundamentals
4
First Semester Total:
17
SECOND SEMESTER
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II
4
CIS 200 Programming for Information Systems
4
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics
3
PHL 105 Technology and Values OR
PHL 102 Introduction to Logic
4
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
Second Semester Total:
16
THIRD SEMESTER
ENG 250 Professional Communication
3
MTH 160 Statistics I
3
CIS 211 Applied Database Concepts
3
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OWC) OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
3
Third Semester Total:
15
FOURTH SEMESTER
BUS 204 Management Theory and Practice OR
BUS 208 Organizational Behavior
3
CIS 209 Systems Analysis and Design
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - ARTS (SUNY-A)# OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGE (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE*
3
PROGRAM ELECTIVE**
3
Total
15
TOTAL CREDITS
63
* 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
***MTH 165 or any other SUNY-M course with a higher number
#SUNY-A elective selection must exclude performance or studio art courses.

Revised: 3/12/2018
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