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.
*The Business concentration allows students to transfer to Metropolitan State University - Denver (MSU-Denver) toward a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Please see an advisor for more information.
Note: Students completing this Concentration and all prescribed coursework are eligible to transfer to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems at MSU-Denver.
Total: 60 credit hours
A minimum of 19 credit hours in the Major must be from CIS, CNG or CSC prefixes.
To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.