Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3786
First Term: 2018 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-66
CIP Code: 11.0101
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 11-3021, 15-1111, 15-1121, 15-1141, 15-1142, 15-1143, 15-1199, 25-1021

Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Computer Information Technology degree program is designed to prepare students for various entry-level positions in computer systems. Career opportunities include Network Administrator, Computer Programmer, Computer Operator, Web Publisher, Help Desk Technician, Database Administrator, and Systems Analyst.

Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I 3
BPC125 Microcomputer Set Up and Maintenance 1

CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management (3) OR
CIS117AM Database Mgt: Microsoft Access Level I (1) AND
+ CIS117BM Database Mgt: Microsoft Access Level II (1) AND
+ CIS117CM Database Mgt: Microsoft Access Level III (1) 3

CIS121AE Windows Operating System: Level I 1
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
+ CIS150++ Any Programming Fundamentals course 3

+ CIS190 Introduction to Networking (3) OR
MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3

CIS224 Project Management MS Project for Windows 3
+ GBS233 Business Communication 3
Credits: 23

Program Competencies
1. Identify and describe the fundamental principles and practices of financial accounting. (ACC111)
2. Install, troubleshoot, and maintain a microcomputer system. (BPC125)
3. Apply computer concepts, microcomputer applications and programming techniques. (CIS105)
4. Create, edit, print, and save spreadsheets and databases. (CIS105, CIS117DM or CIS117AM and CIS117BM and CIS117CM)
5. Identify, define, and use basic Windows operating system commands. (CIS121AE)
6. Describe issues as they relate to the Internet, including uses of, and methods used to regulate. (CIS105)
7. Demonstrate structured program design. (CIS150++)
8. Analyze problem descriptions and design programming solutions to the problems using common problem-solving techniques. (CIS224)
9. Identify, define, and use local area networks, metropolitan area networks, and wide area networks. (CIS190 or MST140)
10. Create and analyze internal and external business communications, including verbal and nonverbal techniques. (GBS233)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 22, 2010

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