Computer Information Systems

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

The degree in Computer Information Systems allows students maximum flexibility to select classes that best suit their skills, strengths, educational and career goals and meet industry standards. Classes leading to industry certification have been designed to prepare students for CompTIA A+ and Microsoft MCDST and MCSA exams. The curriculum includes fundamentals of computer systems, operating systems, programming, troubleshooting, help-desk fundamentals, network technologies and administration. Students also develop proficiency in popular microcomputer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, database and Internet publishing.

Program Requirements

CIS Communications Required Courses : CIS Comm Req Crss

Take 1 course from:
  • BUS-101 - Business Communications
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I

Social Or Behavioral Science : Social or Behavioral

Take 3.00 credits from:
  • ATR-120 - Introduction to Anthropology
  • ATR-210 - General Prehistoric Archeology
  • ATR-220 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ATR-230 - Field Archeology
  • ATR-240 - Topics in Anthropology
  • ATR-250 - Human Evolution
  • ECN-101 - Fundamentals of Economics
  • GEO-116 - Human Geography
  • GEO-216 - Geography of the Developing World
  • HIS-100 - Topics in History
  • HIS-101 - History of Western Civilization I
  • HIS-102 - History of Western Civilization II
  • HIS-115 - History of World Civilizations I
  • HIS-116 - History of World Civilizations II
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-120 - History of the Non-Western World I
  • HIS-121 - History of the Non-Western World II
  • HIS-130 - History of Latin America I
  • HIS-131 - History of Latin America II
  • HIS-140 - History of Asia & Pacific I
  • HIS-141 - History of Asia & Pacific II
  • HIS-151 - U S History to 1870
  • HIS-152 - U S History Since 1865
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HIS-170 - History of Illinois
  • HIS-201 - Modern European History
  • HIS-219 - Honors Seminar in History
  • HIS-297 - Independent Study in History
  • INS-100 - Topics in International Studies
  • INS-107 - Global Persp. on World Civilizatn
  • INS-131 - African Cultural History
  • INS-159 - A History of the Vietnam Conflict
  • INS-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • INS-206 - Field Study in Foreign Cultures
  • INS-208 - Life & Work in the 21st Century
  • INS-219 - Honors Seminar-International Studies
  • INS-297 - Indep. Study in Internat. Studies
  • POS-141 - Topics in Government
  • POS-150 - Amer Government - National
  • POS-151 - Amer Govt State Local
  • POS-152 - Principles of Political Science
  • POS-219 - Honors Seminar in Government
  • POS-250 - Comparative Political Systems
  • POS-251 - International Relations
  • POS-253 - Non-Western Comparative Government
  • POS-297 - Independent Study in Government
  • PSY-100 - Intro to Psychology
  • PSY-201 - Experimental Psychology
  • PSY-210 - Personality
  • PSY-211 - Educational Psychology
  • PSY-212 - Child Psychology
  • PSY-213 - Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSY-214 - Adulthood and Aging
  • PSY-215 - Social Psychology
  • PSY-216 - Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY-218 - Human Growth and Development
  • PSY-220 - Special Topics in Psychology
  • PSY-225 - Human Sexuality
  • SOC-100 - Principles of Sociology
  • SOC-101 - Introduction to Family Violence
  • SOC-201 - Social Problems
  • SOC-209 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOC-210 - Marriage and Family
  • SOC-215 - Social Psychology
  • SOC-220 - Gender Roles and Social Change
  • SOC-225 - Human Sexuality
  • SOC-230 - Criminology

Liberal Education Requirement : Liberal Education

Take 3.00 credits from:
  • ART-115 - Art Appreciation
  • ART-130 - Art of Film
  • ART-151 - History of Art I
  • ART-152 - History of Art II
  • ART-154 - Survey of Non-Western Art
  • ART-155 - History of Photography
  • FRN-101 - Elementary French I
  • FRN-102 - Elementary French II
  • FRN-201 - Intermediate French I
  • FRN-202 - Intermediate French II
  • FRN-211 - Conversational French I
  • FRN-212 - Conversational French II
  • FRN-261 - French Conversation Composition
  • FRN-262 - Advanced French Composition Conv
  • GRM-101 - Elementary German I
  • GRM-102 - Elementary German II
  • GRM-201 - Intermediate German I
  • GRM-202 - Intermediate German II
  • GRM-211 - Conversational German I
  • GRM-212 - Conversational German II
  • GRM-261 - German Conversation Composition
  • GRM-262 - Advanced German Composition Conv
  • SPN-101 - Elementary Spanish I
  • SPN-102 - Elementary Spanish II
  • SPN-201 - Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPN-202 - Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPN-211 - Conversational Spanish I
  • SPN-212 - Conversational Spanish II
  • SPN-241 - Spanish for Teachers I
  • SPN-242 - Spanish for Teachers II
  • SPN-251 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers I
  • SPN-252 - Spanish for Spanish Speakers II
  • SPN-261 - Spanish Conversation Composition
  • SPN-262 - Advanced Spanish Composition Conv
  • SPN-281 - Topics in Spanish
  • CHN-101 - Elementary Chinese I
  • CHN-102 - Elementary Chinese II
  • CHN-201 - Intermediate Chinese I
  • CHN-202 - Intermediate Chinese II
  • JPN-101 - Elementary Japanese I
  • JPN-102 - Elementary Japanese II
  • JPN-202 - Intermediate Japanese II
  • ITN-101 - Elementary Italian I
  • ITN-102 - Elementary Italian II
  • ITN-201 - Intermediate Italian I
  • ITN-202 - Intermediate Italian II
  • HIN-101 - Elementary Hindi I
  • HIN-102 - Elementary Hindi II
  • RSN-101 - Elementary Russian
  • HIS-118 - Foundations of Civilization
  • HIS-160 - American Civilization
  • HUM-100 - Topics in Humanities
  • HUM-101 - Introduction to Western Humanities I
  • HUM-102 - Introduction to Western Humanities II
  • HUM-103 - Intro to Non-Western Humanities
  • HUM-104 - Classic Theatre-The Humanities in Dr
  • HUM-107 - Global Perspectives on World Civ.
  • HUM-110 - Introduction to Philosophy
  • HUM-112 - Western Philosophy I
  • HUM-113 - Western Philosophy II
  • HUM-115 - Critical Reasoning
  • HUM-116 - Logic
  • HUM-117 - Social & Political Philosophy
  • HUM-118 - Philosophy of Science
  • HUM-124 - Culture and Science in the West
  • HUM-170 - Introduction to Asian Philosophies
  • HUM-202 - Philosophy of Religion
  • HUM-203 - Comparative Religions
  • HUM-204 - Introduction to Religious Studies
  • HUM-205 - Introduction to Mythology
  • HUM-208 - Life & Work in the 21st Century
  • HUM-216 - Ethics
  • HUM-217 - Aesthetics
  • HUM-219 - Honors Seminar in Humanities
  • HUM-224 - Cultural History of Pacific Asia
  • HUM-231 - Contemporary Moral Issues
  • HUM-297 - Independent Study in Humanities
  • INS-280 - Non-Traditional Language I
  • INS-281 - Non-Traditional Language II
  • LIT-201 - Introduction to Literature:Fiction
  • LIT-202 - Introduction to Literature:Drama
  • LIT-203 - Introduction to Literature:Poetry
  • LIT-205 - Introduction to Shakespeare
  • LIT-210 - Multicultural American Literature
  • LIT-211 - Introduction to Literature by Women
  • LIT-220 - LGBTQ Literature
  • LIT-223 - International Literature
  • LIT-225 - Children's Literature
  • LIT-229 - Novel and Film
  • LIT-230 - Masterpieces of World Lit
  • LIT-232 - Topics in Literature
  • LIT-235 - Bible as Literature
  • LIT-241 - Great Books Seminar I
  • LIT-242 - Great Books Seminar II
  • LIT-243 - Great Books Seminar III
  • LIT-244 - Great Books Seminar IV
  • LIT-245 - Great Books Seminar V
  • MUS-104 - Musics of the World
  • MUS-105 - Music Appreciation
  • MUS-106 - Music Literature From 1400 to 1750
  • MUS-107 - Music Liter. From 1750 to Present
  • CMS-106 - Introduction to Film Appreciation
  • CMS-120 - Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • THE-100 - Theatre Appreciation
  • THE-122 - Intro-Theater History & Literature
  • THE-124 - American Drama

Web Technician Programming Required Courses : Web Tech Pr Req Crss

Take 1 course from:
  • CIS-105 - Introduction to Computer Programming
  • CIS-121 - Computer Science I

CIS Math Required Courses : CIS Math Req Crss

Take 1 course from:
  • BUS-120 - Business Mathematics
  • MTH-112 - College Algebra
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt

Computer Information Systems Coursework : CIS AAS Crses

Take:
  • BUS-100 - Introduction to Business
  • BUS-142 - Report Writing
  • CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIS-147 - Internet Publishing
  • CIS-215 - Multimedia Technologies
  • CIS-221 - Computer Operating Systems/Microsoft
  • CIS-222 - Computer Operating Systems/Linux
  • CIS-230 - Computer Hardware
  • CIS-231 - Computer Troubleshooting
  • CIS-242 - Spreadsheet Applications
  • CIS-244 - Database Applications
  • CIS-252 - Network Fundamentals
  • CMS-101 - Fundamentals of Speech

Microcomputer Specialist Elective Courses : Micro Elect Crss

Take 11.00 credits from:
  • CIS-114 - Digital Cameras and Computers
  • CIS-148 - Web Page Markup Language
  • CIS-149 - User Interface Design Principles
  • CIS-170 - Introduction to Computer Forensics
  • CIS-205 - Visual Programming
  • CIS-207 - Java Programming
  • CIS-210 - Database Programming
  • CIS-229 - Computer Science Independent Study
  • CIS-236 - Special Topics in Computer Science
  • CIS-246 - Programming Dynamic Web Pages
  • CIS-248 - Internet Programming with PHP
  • CIS-253 - Security Fundamentals
  • CIS-256 - Network Administration/Microsoft
  • CIS-257 - Serving the Internet/Microsoft
  • CIS-260 - Applied Technical Support
  • CIS-262 - Applied Programming

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