Graduates earning the A.A.S. degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS) will gain an understanding of the foundation of the system development life cycle for business-oriented and computer-based information systems. The topics involve the study of systems analysis, systems design, database management, computer and Web programming. Other technical and business areas of study, with an emphasis on database and Web development, will focus on the implementation of information systems in a variety of operational settings.

This program may be completed online.


Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
18 credit hours
ENG 1530: English Composition II3

Chosen MAT course(s) must be at the 1590 level or higher.

Core Requirements
36 credit hours
CSC 1530: Web Publishing3
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I4
CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications3
CSC 1590: Computer Programming4
CSC 1630: Web Technologies3
CSC 1760: Microcomputer Applications II3
CSC 2410: Web Programming3
CSC 2450: CIT Capstone3
CSC 2540: Introduction to Systems Analysis3
CSC 2660: Database Management4

Courses must be at the 1500 level or higher.

Electives 6 credit hours
Important Points
  • Some upper level computer science courses are only offered online.
  • Up to 2 credits for liberal arts & sciences and/or career electives may need to be LAS specific.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Design a business solution that includes a Web and Database application.
  2. Solve a basic business problem using an office software package.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to solve a programming problem using an Object Oriented Programming language.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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