Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems


The Associate of Applied Science degree is a four-semester program composed of 62 college credit hours designed for students who plan to seek employment in the information technology field upon graduation. The program prepares students to enter jobs, be productive with a minimum of on-the-job training, and advance to a position of increased responsibility with additional experience. Possible employment opportunities are computer operator, data processor, technical/software support specialist and help desk technician.

 Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Degree Checklist

Course Requirements     ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
       
General Education Courses   18 
CISS  1013  Introduction to Computers  CPSI 1003  
ENGL  1013  Composition I  ENGL 1013  
       
ENGL  2253  Technical Writing (or) ENGL 2023  
ENGL  1023  Composition II  ENGL 1023  
       
MATH  1053  College Algebra  MATH 1103  
       
PSYC  2303  General Psychology (or)  PSYC 1103  
SOCI 2413 Sociology SOCI 1013
     
SPCH  1313  Principles of Speech  SPCH 1003  
       
Major Discipline Courses     42 
CISS  1203  Ethics in Technology   
CISS  1353  Spreadsheet Applications   
CISS  1503  Introductory Web Design   
CISS  1703  Desktop Operating Systems   
CISS  1804  Computer Maintenance I   
CISS  1814  Computer Maintenance II   
CISS  1903  Concepts of Operating Systems   
CISS  2013  Advanced Web Design   
CISS  2103  Application Programming   
CISS  2203  Fundamentals of UNIX   
CISS  2223  Database Management   
CISS  2303  Networking Essentials   
CISS  2404  Internship   
       
Total      60 

 

*ARKANSAS COURSE TRANSFER SYSTEM (ACTS)

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer (http://adhe.edu). Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.