Computer and Information Systems


Program Information

Career Community: Business
Degree Type: A.A.S.
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Computer and Information Systems Concentration: Business A.A.S.?


The Associate of Applied Science Computers and Information Systems Concentration: Business A.A. S. prepares students for positions in the business environment through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The program consists of a common core of General Education, Computer and Information Systems and Computer Information Technology major core courses. This program is not designed as a transfer program to a four-year institution.

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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of these programs, students will be able to do the following:

  • Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business and technology skills in the workplace.
  • Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrate various networking media and connections to explain the features and capabilities of networking software.
  • Demonstrate skill and knowledge in preparation for industry-recognized certification examinations.

What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Computer and Information Systems A.A.S. Degree

  • ACCT 1010 – Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • CITC 1301 – Introduction to Programming and Logic (3 credits)
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1311 – Word Processing I (3 credits)
  • CITC 1303 – Database Concepts (3 credits)
  • CITC 1370 – Statistics for Data Analysis (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • Business Elective (3 credits)
  • BUSN 1305 – Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • BUSN 1370 – Spreadsheet Applications (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2380 – Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • CITC 2199 – Co-Op/Internship I (1 credit)
  • CITC 2308 – Data Analytics Spreadsheets (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2370 – Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2385 – Project Design and Management (3 credits)
  • CITC 2290 – CITC Capstone (2 credits)
  • CPED 1012 – Soft Skills in the Workforce (1 credit)
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 credits)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective (3 credits)


This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Every quality business program worldwide is accredited. Click here for public information about the program.

Business Department Mission Statement:

The business department empowers future leaders through exceptional business education, with a focus on fostering innovation, ethics, and leaderships skills. Our mission includes a commitment to continuous assessment, ensuring students acquire the knowledge and skills needed for success.

Program Results:


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