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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3844
First Term: 2019 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 61-67
CIP Code: 11.0501
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Upon completion of this program, students may pursue a career as:
15-1211.00 Computer Systems Analyst


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Programming and Systems Analysis program provides an in-depth exploration of different computer language and technical skills. The AAS includes, but is not limited to the following: operating systems, local area networks, business communication, team roles, and dynamics. Certificate of Completions (CCL) in Programming and Systems Analysis Level I and Level II and iOS Application Development are also available.




Required Courses
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3

CIS126DL Linux Operating System (3) OR
CIS126RH Red Hat System Administration I (3) OR
+ MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows course (3) 3

CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I 3

Students interested in pursuing an iOS Certificate of Completion (CCL) are recommended to take CIS150AB
+ CIS150 Programming Fundamentals (3) OR
+ CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals (3) 3

+ CIS166++ Any Web Scripting course(s) 3

+ CIS190 Introduction to Networks (3) OR
CNT140AA Introduction to Networks (4) OR
+ MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3-4

+ CIS225 Business Systems Analysis and Design (3) OR
+ CIS225AB Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (3) OR
+ CIS250 Management of Information Systems (3) 3

+ CIS119DO Introduction to Oracle: SQL (3) OR
+ CIS276DA MySQL Database (3) OR
+ CIS276DB SQL Server Database (3) 3

Select a programming language from below that best aligns with academic and professional goals (2 courses for a total of 6 credits) in one of the following areas:

+ CIS159 Visual Basic Programming I (3) AND
+ CIS259 Visual Basic Programming II (3) OR

+ CIS162++ Any C Programming: Level I course (3) AND
+ CIS262++ Any C Programming: Level II course (3) OR

+ CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I (3) AND
+ CIS263AA Java Programming: Level II (3) OR

+ CIS165++ Any Mobile Application Development course (3) AND
+ CIS265 Advanced iOS Application Development (3) 6
Credits: 33-34

Learning Outcomes
1. Analyze business requirements using critical thinking skills. (CIS105, CIS133DA, CIS150++, CIS151, CIS159, CIS156, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS166++, CIS225++, CIS250, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, GBS211, GBS151, CRE101, ECN211, ECN212, SBU200, CRE101, [FYC], [MA], [SG], [SQ])
2. Use computer systems and networks in a responsible and ethical manner. (CIS105, CIS190, CIS225++, CIS250, CNT140AA, GBS151, MST140++)
3. Design, develop and implement database solutions to effectively manage data. (CIS119DO, CIS276++)
4. Develop and implement well-structured computer programs that solve business problems. (CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, [MA])
5. Utilize the software development lifecycle for application development. (CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS166++, CIS225++, CIS250, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, [MA])
6. Test and debug computer programs. (CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, [MA])
7. Leverage the functions and architecture of an operating system to achieve business objectives. (CIS105, CIS126DL, CIS126RH, CIS165++, CIS265, MST150++)
8. Communicate professionally in formal and informal situations to diverse audiences. (CIS133DA, CIS166++, CIS225++, CIS250, GBS211, CRE101, (COM), [FYC], [HU])
9. Write effective documentation according to industry standards. (CIS133DA, CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS166++, CIS225++, CIS250, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, CRE101, [FYC], [SG], [SQ])
10. Collaborate effectively with diverse teams. (GBS151, SBU200, CRE101, (COM), [HU])
11. Apply an understanding of characteristics and principles of business processes to software application development. (CIS133DA, CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS166++, CIS224, CIS225++, CIS250, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, GBS151, CRE101, [MA])
12. Design web-based applications using client-side and server-side scripting. (CIS133DA, CIS166++, CIS262++, CIS263AA)
13. Develop a project scope while considering factors such as customer requirements, project costs, return on investment, and internal/external business objectives. (CIS133DA, CIS150++, CIS151, CIS156, CIS159, CIS162++, CIS163AA, CIS165++, CIS224, CIS225++, CIS250, CIS251, CIS259, CIS262++, CIS263AA, CIS265, GBS151, GBS211, [MA])
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 23, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.