Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2020-21 Catalog Program of Study: Information Systems, AAS-T

Information Systems, AAS-T

The Information Systems degree includes concentrations for students interested in software development or business intelligence. Students also take general education courses. The degree prepares graduates for entry-level developer/analyst positions and for continuation to a Baccalaureate institution. Certificates of Accomplishment and Achievement in Introductory .NET Programming, Programming for Web Development, Database Report Developer, Business Intelligence Analyst, Intermediate Applications Developer, Introductory C++ Programming, and Database Analyst may be applied toward the degree. For more information, check program’s website.

Learning Outcomes

Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:

  • Communicate effectively in the three areas of listening, writing and speaking
  • Apply critical thinking and logical research to technological problems in their area of concentration
  • Create stored procedures, triggers and cursors using an appropriate database server programming language
  • Use common relational database terminology and normalization to design a relational database

Business Analyst Track

  • Identify appropriate business analysis tasks for a variety of organizational scenarios using appropriate terminology
  • Document the results of various business analysis tasks using generally acceptable approaches
  • Communicate within a small group using appropriate business analysis terminology and techniques
  • Detail business analysis techniques to real-world scenarios/tasks by explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each

Software Development Track

  • Using .NET compliant programming languages, write, compile, debug and execute well engineered and maintainable programs that effectively meet the requirements for Web and/or Windows applications
  • Explain and apply the necessary processes, tools and skills used in the systems analysis and system design phases of a project
  • Create and utilize relational databases, including modeling data, developing queries, customizing forms and reports, using code, creating charts and working with graphics


Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
BUSIT 103 - SQL Fundamentals 5 CR
CMST 250 - Communication in a Diverse Workplace 5 CR
DBA 130 - Database Theory 5 CR
ENGL& 101 - English Composition I 5 CR
IT 103 - Networking Basics 5 CR
PROG 109 - Introduction to Web Development 5 CR
PROG 110 - Introduction to Programming 5 CR
PROG 140 - SQL & Relational Database Programming 5 CR
PROG 160 - Systems Analysis & Design 5 CR


Choose 5 credits from the following:

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENGL 201 - The Research Paper 5 CR
ENGL& 235 - Technical Writing 5 CR

Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities

Choose one from the following:

Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
PHYS 109 - Science for Information Technology 6 CR
  • Any lab science from AAS-DTA list 5-6 CR
  • Total: 55-56

    Choose One Track From the Following:


    Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    BUS& 101 - Introduction to Business 5 CR
    BUSIT 105 - Introduction to Business Intelligence 5 CR
    BUSIT 150 - Introduction to Business Analysis 5 CR
    BUSIT 250 - Applying Business Analysis Techniques 5 CR
    MATH 130 - Introduction to Statistics 5 CR
  • Program Approved Electives 10 CR
  • Total: 35 Credits


    Course NameCRTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
  • MATH 138 - College Algebra for Business & Social Science  or higher 5 CR
  • PROG 120 - Object Oriented Programming Concepts 5 CR
    PROG 123 - Server Side Web Development 5 CR
  • Any 200-level Social Science 5 CR
  • TECH 223 - Using & Supporting Linux 5 CR
  • Program Approved Electives 10 CR
  • NOTE: Preparation for Information Systems and Technology BAS, Application Development Concentration requires PROG 209 and PROG 272  

    Total: 35 Credits