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Information Systems Option

This degree prepares students for proficiency in the use of both computer hardware and software. Emphasis of the program is on a wide variety of application programs, a foundation in computer programming, and an introduction to computer hardware to include the networking of microcompu-
ters. This course of study is for the person who wants to gain knowledge and skills for entry-level positions in business and industry. Students who successfully complete the following courses can be awarded this degree.  
(60 hours to complete)

First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ARTC 1313 Digital Publishing I 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
IMED 1316 Web Design I 3
ITSC 2321 Integrated Software Applications II 3
ITSW 1304 Introductions to Spreadsheets 3

Second Semester (14 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ARTC 2313 Digital Publishing II 3
CPMT 1351 IT Essentials: PC Hardward & Software 3
ITSC 1391 Special Topics in Computer & Information Sciences
(App Development)
ITSW 2334 Advanced Spreadsheets 3
ITSC 2286* Internship, Computer & Information Sciences 2

Third Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ITNW 1325 Fundamentals of Networking 3
ITSY 1300 Fundamentals of Information Security 3
Elective X3XX** Information Technology 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Math OR Higher 3

Fourth Semester (16 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation & Configuration 3
Elective X3XX Language, Philosophy & Culture OR Creative Arts 3
Elective X3XX Social / Behavioral Science 3
SPCH X3XX Choose one of the following: SPCH 1311 OR 1315 3
POFT 1120 Job Search Skills 1

* Students work 6 hours each week at an approved place of employment. 
** Any course from any instructional rubric listed in the CIS section of this catalog.