Office: Technology Center, Room 230
Address: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77710
Phone: (409) 839-2916
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level positions in the field of information technology. The degrees under this program are targeted toward developing proficiency in software applications, computer programming, and Web site development. Students receive extensive hands-on training in using current software and information technology techniques. For the Associate of Applied Science degree, the student will take a core of basic courses and choose one option: Web Design or Software Applications.
The Web Design option has courses that are designed to teach programming fundamentals and Web site design and development. Programming languages include Java, HTML, C#, PHP, ASP.NET, and Web authoring packages. A one-year certificate in Web Development is also offered.
The Software Applications option has courses that are designed to teach fundamentals and integration of the most commonly used business applications. These packages include word processing, spreadsheets, database operations, presentation graphics and basic Web page design and development. A one-year certificate in Software Programs is also offered..
All courses in the Computer Information Systems program must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better.
Students in the Computer Information Systems must complete all courses in the recommended program of study and complete an approved certification examination in order to graduate. If a student fails to pass the appropriate certification exam prior to the expected graduation date, the student will have one calendar year to pass the exam and reapply for graduation. A graduate of the two-year instructional program is awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.
Degree Plan for Associate of Applied Science in Software Applications
|DORI 0200||College Success Skills||2 : 2 : 0|
|General Education Courses|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications||3 : 3 : 0|
|ENGL 1301||Composition I||3 : 3 : 0|
|ENGL 1302||Composition II||3 : 3 : 0|
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|ENGL 2311||Technical and Business Writing||3 : 3 : 0|
|HUMA 1315||Fine Arts Appreciation||3 : 3 : 0|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3 : 3 : 0|
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|MATH 1332||Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)||3 : 3 : 0|
|SOCI 1301||Introduction to Sociology||3 : 3 : 0|
|SPCH 1315||Public Speaking||3 : 3 : 0|
|COSC 1436||Programming Fundamentals I||4 : 3 : 2|
|IMED 1316||Web Design I||3 : 2 : 2|
|IMED 1345||Interactive Digital Media I||3 : 2 : 2|
|IMED 2315||Web Design II||3 : 2 : 2|
|IMED 2345||Interactive Digital Media II||3 : 2 : 2|
|ITSC 1305||Introduction to PC Operating Systems||3 : 3 : 0|
|ITSC 2286||Internship - Computer Information Science, General||2 : 0 : 9|
|ITSC 2335∀||Application Software Problem Solving||3 : 2 : 2|
|ITSE 2313||Web Authoring||3 : 2 : 2|
|ITSW 1304||Introduction to Spreadsheets||3 : 2 : 2|
|ITSW 1307||Introduction to Database||3 : 2 : 2|
|POFI 1391||Special Topics in Information Processing/Data Entry Technician||3 : 3 : 0|
|POFI 2301||Word Processing||3 : 2 : 2|
|Program Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours||60 : 48 : 29|