Computer Information Systems

This career degree is designed to prepare students to find employment using current computer applications in a business or organizational computing environment. Students will obtain an understanding of programming, operating systems and databases as well as basic knowledge of business fundamentals such as accounting, marketing, economics and management. This degree is designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental skills that are generally required to analyze organizational processes and design computer information system solutions, or to support and manage information systems. Courses within this program provide students with a solid base in problem solving skills.   Apply & Register Program Details

This career degree is designed to prepare students to find employment using current computer applications in a business or organizational computing environment. Students will obtain an understanding of programming, operating systems and databases as well as basic knowledge of business fundamentals such as accounting, marketing, economics and management. This degree is designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental skills that are generally required to analyze organizational processes and design computer information system solutions, or to support and manage information systems. Courses within this program provide students with a solid base in problem solving skills.

 


Area of Interest:
Computer Studies
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Applied Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
CIS-105 Computer Literacy 3
CSC-171 Introductory Python Programming 3
MGT-101 Introduction to Business 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective 3/4
    15/16
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II2 3
ACC-104 Financial Accounting 3
CIS-206 Advanced Computer Concepts & Applications3 3
CIS-181 Linux/UNIX Essentials 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective1 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
ACC-105 Managerial Accounting4 3
CIS-237 Relational Database Concepts5 3
CST-103 Microcomputer Operating Systems I: Workstations 3
ECO-101 Macroeconomics 3
CIS-210 Management of Information Systems6 3
    15
Second Semester
CIS-231 System Analysis And Design7 3
ECO-102 Microeconomics 3
MGT-102 Introduction to Management or  
FIN-212 Principles of Finance8 3
CIS-102 Spreadsheets9 3
...-... Diversity - Humanities General Education Elective 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
2Prerequisite: ENG-101
3Prerequisite: CIS-101 or CIS-105
4Prerequisite: ACC-104
5Prerequisite: CIS-101 or, CIS-105 or CIS-206 Fall Semester Only
6Prerequisite: ENG-101, MTH- 111 and CIS-101 or CIS-105 or CIS-206 Fall Semester Only
7Prerequisite: CSC-111 or CSC-171 Spring Semester Only
8Prerequisite: ACC-104
9Prerequisite: CIS-101 or CIS-105

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Perform fundamental skills of business, programming, and application software in a business/organizational computing environment.
  2. Analyze and design information systems and database applications solutions to achieve business/organizational goals.
  3. Perform fundamental skills of business, programming, and application software in a
    business/organizational computing environment.
  4. Present technical solutions effectively.

Employment Opportunities

CIS.AS graduates can find career opportunities wherever computers are used in business industry, education, library, research and government. Here are just a few examples:

  • Computer marketing representative
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer service IS support associate
  • Database administrator
  • Help desk technician
  • Information system specialist
  • Systems analyst
  • IS/IT manager
  • Technical assistant
  • Technical support
  • Technical writer

Contact Person

Professor Bernadette Carlin, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4423
email: bcarlin@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

52.1201

Program Code

CIS.AAS