Computer Information Systems: A.A.S.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Analyze, design, develop, implement, and support solutions to Information Systems problems.
- Demonstrate ability to select, utilize and integrate business-oriented software applications (Windows-based, spreadsheet, database, and Web-based).
- Demonstrate the ability to research, design and optimize a network.
- Identify and describe changing computer technology trends both domestically and internationally.
The Computer Information Systems program consists of a broad spectrum of courses in the information systems and information technology fields. Upon completion of the required courses, the student will receive an Associate in Applied Science and be ready for immediate employment.
Core courses give the student a strong foundation in applications programming, networking, database systems, productivity software, Internet programming, system security and systems analysis. Students can also select a variety of CST and/or BUS electives to suit their interests. Students can attend full-time or part-time. Courses may be offered during the day, the evenings or online.
Students seeking immediate employment will find opportunities in a variety of organizations as application programmers/analysts, computer operators, database specialists or IT support. Students planning to transfer should seek the advice of the department chairperson and the transfer institution. Students can potentially pursue transfer to Bachelor of Science programs in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or Information Technology.
Academic Preparation for this ProgramIf you do not have the necessary academic preparation for your chosen program, you may take preparatory courses at SUNY Broome to strengthen your academic background. Advisors are available to assist you in selecting appropriate preparatory coursework.