2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 17, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Science Program Video

Computer Information Science (A.A.S.)

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A.A.S. Degree: 62 Hours

This Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students with the essential knowledge and skills to develop computer applications within the business environment of local industries using current programming languages, database programming, and other development tools necessary in today's workplace.  This program uses as a guide the competencies outlined by the National Business Education Association, as well as various industry certification standards, such as those developed by Microsoft Corporation.



Computer Information Science Program Requirements - 46 Credit Hours

General Education Requirements - 16 Credit Hours

The Missouri Department of Higher Education has identified a common set of general education courses that have been adopted statewide. These courses are called the “CORE 42.”  CORE 42 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Missouri public college or university to satisfy general education requirements.

Courses in knowledge areas below, designated with the CORE 42 logo indicates courses in that area have been evaluated and provided a MOTR number for transfer to all Missouri public institutions of higher education.

Courses that do not have this designation may still transfer to public and private colleges and universities in Missouri and elsewhere, but students are encouraged to check the transfer equivalency website of the institution to which they plan to transfer to confirm.

Please refer to the MDHE Core Transfer Curriculum for detailed information on CORE 42 courses.

Written Communications - 3 Credit Hours

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Social and Behavioral Sciences - 3 Credit Hours

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1 All students are required to take two beginning and one advanced course in programming language

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