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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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Career opportunities

JCC’s Computer Information Systems degree will prepare you for a variety of computer related careers. The potential careers and median salaries for experienced professionals, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, include:

  • Web developers design and create websites. They can be responsible for the site's look, technical aspects, performance, and content. Median salary: $68,000
  • Computer systems analysts, also called systems architects, study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures, and design solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently. Median salary: $88,000
  • Computer support specialists provide network and technical assistance to computer users and organizations. Median salary: $52,000

Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

4

CSC 1570: Programming Concepts/Applications

3 Values and Ethics

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 College Composition

MAT 1590: College Algebra/Trigonometry (or higher)

4 Mathematical Reasoning

INT 1555: Inquire

2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Engage with the Learning Center for academic assistance.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

CSC 1530: Introduction to HTML & CSS

3

CSC 1590: Computer Programming

4

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Natural Science Elective

Choose a course from SUNY Gen Ed – Natural Sciences category

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences
  • CSC 1590: Prerequisite/Corequisite MAT 1590 or Eligibility: MAT 1600.
  • Talk with your advisor to see if a lab course for the Natural Sciences Elective is best for you.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

Business Elective

Recommended:

BUS 1500: Introduction to Business

3

CSC 1760: Computer Applications Software II

3

CSC 2540: Introduction to Systems Analysis

3

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:  

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

CSC 1520: Introduction to Cybersecurity

3

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

CSC 2410: Web Programming

3

CSC 2450: CIT Capstone

3 Applied Learning

CSC 2660: Database Management

4

Elective

Recommended:

CSC 2010: Internship or

ART 1730: Intro Computer Art/Design

3

Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3 Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives
  • Apply for graduation.