Degree conferred: Associate in Applied Science - 65 credits
Program contact: Division of Business/Computers & Information Systems (CIS)/Engineering and Technology (EAT), (815) 921-3101
Graduates of the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program learn the complexities of computer software, hardware, and programming processes to enable them to be successful in the workplace. For those who decide to pursue a bachelor’s degree, the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Program offers courses that can be successfully transferred to baccalaureate institutions. Students should consult with an academic advisor, or the Dean or Academic Chair of the CIS program.
The Business/CIS/EAT Division also offers degrees in Website Development, Networking, and PC Skills.
Although many graduates of the program begin work as entry-level programmers, opportunities are also available as a programmer/analyst, technical support specialist, PC specialist, operations specialist, and in database support.
|CIS-102||Intro to Computers & Info Systems||(3)|
|CIS-170||Programming Logic & Design||(3)|
|CIS-180||Intro to Visual Basic Programming||(4)|
|CIS-240||Intro to Java Programming||(4)|
|CIS-276||Introduction to C/C++ Programming||(4)|
|CIS-279||Visual C# Programming||(4)|
|WEB-101||Programming Related to the Internet||(4)|
|WEB-102||Adv Programming Related to the Internet||(4)|
Choose one of the following two areas of specialization (16 credits):
|ENG-110||Introduction to Technical Writing||(3)|
|SPH-131||Fundamentals of Communication||(3)|
|MTH-160||Topics From Finite Mathematics||(3)|
|MTH-220||Elements of Statistics||(3)|
|BUS-170||Intro to Organizational Behavior||(3)|
|SOC-190||Introduction to Sociology||(3)|
CIS Electives (10 credits):
With the approval of the CIS Academic Chair, select courses from the following list: