Information Systems - AS
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WHY STUDY INFORMATION SYSTEMS?
How do you get your IT career started? IT professionals will tell you it's about having skills and being able to apply them to a business problem or situation. Our two-year program will give you the hands-on skills you’ll need to immediately be productive in a business environment.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You'll take computers and servers apart and rebuild them. You'll learn all about networking on our CISCO equipment. You'll construct dynamic websites and work with Microsoft's current product set, including SQL Server and Visual Studio.
WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS?
When you've completed the program, you'll be ready for the real IT world. Of course, you can go even further and open the door to more possibilities by completing the B.S in Computer Information Systems and Technology.
- Information systems developer
- Network administrator
- Information systems manager
- Internet developer
- Internet marketing analyst
- Computer security analyst
- Data communications analyst
- CQI production manager
- Logistics manager
- Consulting firms
- School systems
- Marketing firms
- Federal or state government
- Media production company
CIST 0161Course 1 NameThe Technology Of ComputingCourse 1 DescriptionIt professionals will encounter a variety of platforms in their career. The role of the professional is to select, deploy, integrate, and administer platforms or components to support the organization's it infrastructure. This course covers the fundamentals of hardware and software and how they integrate to form essential components of it systems.
CIST 0163Course 2 NameIntroduction To Web ProgrammingCourse 2 DescriptionThe concepts of web programming. Prominently featured are the extensible markup language (xml) and java server pages (JSP). Both client-side and server-side scripting through web database access will be introduced. Assignments will focus developing skills using xml and expandable form in web page design.
CIST 0261Course 3 NameComputer SecurityCourse 3 DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the concepts of data security, including policies, attacks, vulnerabilities, encryption, information states, and forensics.
CIST 0262Course 4 NameSystems AdministrationCourse 4 DescriptionThis course focuses on those skills and concepts essential to the administration of computing systems, networks, software, file systems, web systems, database systems, and system documentation, policies and procedures. This also includes education and support of the users of these systems. Laboratory sessions will consist of demonstrations and hands-on work in this area.