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Computer Information Systems (A.A.S.)

Study computer information systems at JCC

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.
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Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
Curriculum Code
General Requirements
20 credit hours
ENG 1510: English Composition I3
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
INT 1555: Inquire2
Social Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3
Social Sciences Electives3
Mathematics Electives (MAT 1590 or higher)3
Natural Sciences Electives - SUNY Gen Ed3
Core Requirements
33 credit hours
CSC 1530: Introduction to HTML & CSS3
CSC 1560: Computer App Software I4
CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications3
CSC 1590: Computer Programming4
CSC 1760: Computer App Software II3
CSC 2410: Web Programming3
CSC 2450: CIT Capstone3
CSC 2540: Introduction to Systems Analysis3
CSC 2660: Database Management4
Business Electives

Must be numbered 1500 or higher.

7 credit hours
Important Points
  • Some upper level computer science courses are only offered online.
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.