Related Articulation Agreements:

Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems 3+1 agreement with Eastern Michigan University
Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems 3+1 agreement with Madonna University

Computer Information Systems

Program Info

Effective Term
Fall 2017
Year Established
2003
Program Code
CISYS.AAS
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645, bepdinfo@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Kimberly Moscardelli: 313-845-1549, kimm@hfcc.edu, Technology Bldg, Room: E162-G

Program Description

Description

Provides students with in-depth skills and knowledge in a broad range of IT disciplines including programming, database development, PC repair, networking, operating systems, security, web development, and system analysis and design. Courses in the CIS program include extensive hands-on laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java and Mobile Application Development. HFC is also a member of Microsoft’s MSDN Academic Alliance Program which allows the College to provide students with many of their development tools at an affordable cost.

Program Learning Outcomes
  • Operate a personal computer and productivity software installed on it, including Microsoft Office, file management, the Internet/Web, e-mail, and input/output/storage devices.
  • Explain the importance of personal responsibility and security in a technological world, including copyright laws, netiquette, ethics, privacy issues, and security threats.
  • Design, create and manipulate with an enterprise database.
  • Explain networking standards, protocols, transmission media, and hardware.
  • Write computer programs using several programming languages, both procedural and object-oriented.
  • Explain the client-server model of web development and develop client and server-side web pages.
  • Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting.
  • Analyze, design, and implement an information system.
  • Create and deliver a professional team presentation.
Career Opportunities
  • Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Project Manager

General Education

Category 7
Complete any additional General Education Course
Credit Hours
3.00

Degree-Specific Requirements

Program Requirements

Note

Complete additional 100-level, or higher, credits to complete this degree.

Elective Hours
10.00
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60.00