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2017-18 Catalog 
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Information Systems, AAS-T

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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.

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 data-base 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


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Choose 5 credits from the following:

Natural Science, Social Science, Humanities

Choose one from the following:

Total: 55-56

Choose One Track From the Following:

Grand Total: 90-91

Preparation for BAS Information Systems and Technology, Application Development concentration, requires PROG 209  and PROG 272 

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