Curriculum: Computer Information Systems | Southwestern Illinois College

Computer Information Systems Associate in Applied Science Degree (0010)

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

First Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
MATH 107 General Education Statistics (or higher) 4
CIS 180 Introduction to Programming 3
CIS 181 Operating System/Windows 3
CIS 185 Introduction to Information Technology 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
  Human Well-Being Elective 2
Total Semester Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
CIS 164 Internet Essentials 3
CIS 174 Web Fundamentals I 3
CIS 184 Visual Basic Programming I 3
OAT 175 Electronic Spreadsheet 3
NETW 101 Introduction to Networking 3
SPCH 155
SPCH 151
Interpersonal Communications OR
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
Total Semester Credits: 18

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Second Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
EET 256 Preparation for A+ Certification 3
CIS 195 Introduction to Databases 3
CIS 246 Systems Development & Design I 3
CIS 252 C# Programming 3
OAT 185 Database Applications 3
  CIS Approved Electives (see below) 3
Total Semester Credits: 18
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ECON 201 Principles of Economics I (Macro) 3
CIS 275 SQL 3
CIS 297 Information Technology Internship 3
  Human Relations Elective 3
  CIS Approved Electives (see below) 3
Total Semester Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 69

CIS Electives – Computer Information Systems (0010)

Course Number Course Description Credits
CIS 165 Python Programming 3
CIS 177 Web Development I 3
CIS 178 Administrative Scripting 3
CIS 179 Computer User Support 3
CIS 187 Web Programming I 3
CIS 212 Web Development II 3
CIS 241 Visual Basic for Applications 3
CIS 250 C++ Programming I 3
CIS 256 Web Server Programming I 3
CIS 260 C++ Programming II 3
CIS 262 C# Programming II 3
CIS 263 Data Access 3
CIS 264 ASP 3
CIS 266 Database Design 3
CIS 274 Mobile Application Development 3
CIS 277 Web Technologies 3
CIS 284 Visual Basic Programming II 3
CIS 287 Web Programming II 3
CIS 288 Web Server Programming II 3

Refer to the Online Course Catalog or Class Search link in eSTORM for a full course description.

Career Opportunities

  • Programmer
  • Applications Programmer
  • Customer Support Specialist
  • Software Specialist
  • Information Specialist
  • Software Developer