Computer Information Systems

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)


The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Program will prepare you 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 website development. Students receive extensive hands-on training in using current software and information technology techniques.

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What Will I Learn?

The Computer Information System degree includes course covering many of today's most used programming languages. The languages include Java, HTML, C#, PHP, ASP.NET and iOS SWIFT.

What can I do with this Degree

This degree prepares you for entry-level positions with companies, government agencies and hospitals. Graduates find jobs in software and web development. Some positions include the flexibility of remote work.

Degree Requirements

Students are required to earn one certification before graduating. The following approved certifications are examples of some of the certifications available to Computer Information Systems graduates.

  • Expert Rating HTML Certification
  • Microsoft Office Specialist 
  • CompTia IT Fundamentals
  • CompTia Linux+

All CIS major-specific courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Computer Information Systems graduates must earn a grade of "C" or better in the required courses in the recommended program of study. You must complete 60 semester credit hours and an approved certification exam to graduate. Two years are required to complete the degree.

Program Credits: 60
Lecture Hours: 48
Lab Hours: 40
Students must be admitted to Lamar Institute of Technology and complete the DORI requirement and TSI requirement.
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Meet the experienced and dedicated instructors you will learn from as you work to complete this program.
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Tamalla Jones

Academic Department Chair
Technology Arts Building 4, Room 103C

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