COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
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)
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.
Requirements for Program Entrance
MCC Level 6 Mathematics Placement.
ENG 101 College Composition
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
MTH 165 College Algebra
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
BUS 104 Introduction to Business
CIS 100 Information Processing Fundamentals
First Semester Total:
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II
CIS 200 Programming for Information Systems
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics
PHL 105 Technology and Values
PHL 102 Introduction to Logic
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
Second Semester Total:
ENG 250 Professional Communication
MTH 160 Statistics I
CIS 211 Applied Database Concepts
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION
- OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATION (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
Third Semester Total:
BUS 204 Management: Theory and Practice
BUS 208 Organizational Behavior
CIS 209 Systems Analysis and Design
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS (SUNY-A)# OR
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCES (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE*
* Recommended Natural Science Electives: BIO 116, 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 and studio art courses. Check with an advisor before selecting course.