Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Computer Information Systems – Business AAS - Academic Plan


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The Computer Information System (CIS) degree is a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree that prepares students with a solid set of skills and knowledge in the Computer Information System field. The degree allows students to further their knowledge by pursuing an area of emphasis towards industry certification, computer programming or transferring to a 4-year university. Major courses are carefully selected in areas of Information Systems, Computer Networking, and Computer Programming to provide students with an exceptional foundation in the field. Job opportunities exist in entry-level positions as a computer support professional or technician, systems analyst or computer programmer.

Course Availability


Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Sumemr?
COM 1150   - Public Speaking* OR
COM 1250   - Interpersonal Communication
3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2001   - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2002   - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021   - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022   - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
HIS 2115   - American Indian History: GT-HI1* 3 No No Yes No
MAT 1340   - College Algebra: GT-MA1 or Higher* 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Major Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
BUS 1015  - Introduction to Business 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 1018   - Intro to PC Applications 3 No Yes Yes Yes
CIS 2020   - Fundamentals of Unix 3 No Yes Yes No
CIS 2040   - Database Design and Development 3 No Yes Yes No
CIS 2043   - Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL) 3 No Yes Yes No
CIS 2067   - Management of Information Systems 3 No No Yes Yes
CSC 1019   - Introduction to Programming 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1400   - Survey of Calculus: GT-MA1 4 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Required Courses - Concentration Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
ACC 1021   - Accounting Principles I 4 No Yes Yes Yes
BUS 2016   - Legal Environment of Business 3 No Yes Yes Yes
BUS 2017   - Business Communication & Report Writing 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAR 2016   - Principles of Marketing 3 No Yes Yes Yes

 

Program Outcomes


  • Apply PC Applications
  • Understand networking concepts
  • Udnerstand database concepts

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)


Notes


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • Course availability is subject to change. In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094  standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.

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