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Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems

Program OverviewCourse Guide
The Associate of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree prepares students for various roles in the Information Technology (IT) industry including computer networking, repair and helpdesk. This degree program includes Michigan Transfer Agreement courses and certificate options that prepare students for further education and cover the objectives for several industry certifications including A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Cisco Certified Network Administrator, Microsoft Certified IT Professional and Microsoft Office Specialist.

Communications (6 credit hours required)

 ENG 121 English Composition I 3 credits
 COM 150 Public Speaking 3 credits
 OR
 ENG 121 English Composition II 3 credits

 

Humanities (Choose 2 courses from 2 different prefixes; 7-8 credit hours required)

 ART 100 Art Appreciation 4 credits
 ART 220 History of Art I 4 credits
 ART 221 History of Art II 4 credits
 ENG 201 Women & Literature 4 credits
 ENG 233 Children’s Literature 4 credits
 HIST 101 Western Civilizations I: Ancient World-1715 4 credits
 HIST 102 Western Civilizations II 4 credits
 HUM 101 Modern Culture & the Arts 4 credits
 HUM 234 World Mythologies 4 credits
 LNG 161 Spanish I 4 credits
 LNG 162 Spanish II 4 credits
 LNG 163 Spanish III 4 credits
 LNG 261 Spanish IV 4 credits
 MUS 150 Music Appreciation 4 credits
 PHIL 210 Ethics 4 credits
 PHIL 230 Intro to Philosophy 3 credits
 REL 231 Comparative Religion 4 credits
 REL 233 New Testament 4 credits

 

Mathematics (choose 4 credit hours):

 MATH 151 College Algebra*  4 credits
 MATH 161 Calculus I & Analytic Geometry  4 credits
 MATH 201 Intro to Statistics  4 credits

 

Natural Science (Choose 2 courses from 2 different prefixes – one must have a lab; 7-9 credit hours required)

 BIO 101 Human Biology 3 credits
 BIO 110 Biological Form & Function 3 credits
 BIO 120 Introduction to Biology 4 credits
 BIO 121 Molecular & Cellular Biology 4 credits
 BIO 122 Organismal Biology 4 credits
 BIO 125 Environment & Society 3 credits
 BIO 210 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 credits
 BIO 211 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 credits
 BIO 230 Microbiology 4 credits
 CHEM 130 Chemistry 4 credits
 CHEM 133 General Chemistry I 4 credits
 CHEM 134 General Chemistry II 4 credits
 CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4 credits
 CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry II 4 credits
 GEOG 142 Physical Geography 4 credits
 GEOL 145 Physical Geology 4 credits
 PHYS 144 Astronomy 4 credits
 PHYS Physics I 5 credits
 PHYS 253 Physics II 4 credits

 

Social Sciences (Choose 2 courses from 2 different prefixes; 6-8 credit hours required)

 ECON 203 Principles of Economics – MICRO 4 credits
 ECON 204 Principles of Economics – MACRO 4 credits
 HIST 101 Western Civilizations I: Ancient World-1715 4 credits
 HIST 102 Western Civilizations II 4 credits
 HIST 201 US History I 4 credits
 HIST 202 US History II: Reconstruction-Present 4 credits
 HIST 204 History of Michigan 4 credits
 PSI 110 American Government & Political Science 4 credits
 PSI 111 State & Local Government 3 credits
 PSY 101 Psychology 4 credits
 PSY 201 Psychology & Personality 3 credits
 PSY 210 Human Growth & Development 4 credits
 PSY 220 Abnormal Psychology 4 credits
 PSY 250 Human Sexuality 4 credits
 PSY 260 Social Psychology 4 credits
 SOC 120 Principles of Sociology 4 credits
 SOC 121 Modern Social Problems 4 credits
 SOC 220 Marriage & Family Living 4 credits

 

Certificate Courses (Select one of the following; 30-31 credit hours required)

 Computer Support Technician Certificate  31 credits
 Network Technician Certificate  30 credits

 

Total Credits 60-66
 *Course has a prerequisite

 

Current/Updated: 08/05/2019

 

Scope & Sequence:

Computer Support Technician

Fall 1 Winter 1 Fall 2 Winter 2
CIS 121 CIS 112 CIS 245 CIS 172 OR 243
CIS 220 CIS 224 CIS 113 or 151 CIS 270
CIS 240 CIS 241 MTA HUMANITIES MTA NATURAL SCIENCE
ENG 121 MTA COMMUNICATIONS MTA SOCIAL SCIENCE MTA SOCIAL SCIENCE
MTA HUMANITIES MTA MATHEMATICS MTA NATURAL SCIENCE w/LAB

 

Network Administration Technician

Fall 1 Winter 1 Fall 2 Winter 2
CIS 112 CIS 113 CIS 114 CIS 244
CIS 240 CIS 241 CIS 243 CIS 270
CIS 172 CIS 245 MTA NATURAL SCIENCE w/LAB MTA NATURAL SCIENCE
ENG 121 MTA COMMUNICATIONS MTA SOCIAL SCIENCE MTA SOCIAL SCIENCE
MTA HUMANITIES MTA MATHEMATICS

 

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