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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems, A.A.S.

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Program Director: Matt Day · Phone: 410-386-8022 · Email:

The purpose of the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Computer Information Systems is to prepare students for a career in computer technology by providing a broad background in computer repair and support, networking, database design, object-oriented programming and web development technologies.

Degree Requirements

Associate of Applied Science, Computer Information Systems, Degree

Recommended Course Sequence:  60 Credits Required


Program Goals

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

  1. Communicate technical information to others verbally and in writing.
  2. Apply technical reasoning to diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve challenges and issues.
  3. Demonstrate effective documentation and reporting skills as measured by industry defined technical documentation standards.
  4. Plan and develop software programs for a variety of uses.

Student Notices

Diversity requirement: take a diversity-designated Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education  course. 

An Associate of Applied Science degree requires a minimum of 9 credits of 200-level courses.

Credit may be granted for a current industry-recognized certification. See Mr. Day for information. Send credentials to the Records office.

Students who select this curriculum and wish to transfer later to a four-year institution should check with that institution. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not.

It is also recommended that students preparing for transfer to a four-year institution in Computer Science take additional General Education courses, especially mathematics courses in the Calculus sequence and beyond.


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