Computer Information Systems

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Computer Information Systems

A.A.S.

Expected Hours for A.A.S. Degree

63

What is Computer Information Systems Concentration, Business A.A.S.?

The Computers and Information Systems Concentration in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business prepares students for positions in the business environment through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The program consists of a common core of General Education, Computer Information Systems and Computer Information Technology major core courses. This program is not designed as a transfer program to a four-year institution. 

What will I learn?

Students will be able to:

  1. Utilize diverse disciplines to enhance communication, research, business and technology skills in the workplace.
  2. Develop effective problem-management and decision-making skills.
  3. Demonstrate various networking media and connections to explain the features and capabilities of networking software.
  4. Demonstrate skill and knowledge in preparation for industry-recognized certification examinations.

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

Computer and Information Systems Concentration, Business A.A.S.

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

MATH 1530

or

BIOL 1010

Introductory Statistics

or

Survey of Biology

3

or

4


Fall Semester Milestones

  • Complete any learning support required.
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

ADMN 1311

Word Processing I

3

BUSN 1370

Spreadsheet Applications

3

CITC 1302

Introduction to Networking

3

CITC 1321

A+ Hardware

3

CITC 1322

A+ Software

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success



Fall Semester

BUSN 1305

Intro to Business

3

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

CITC 1301

Introduction to Programming and Logic

3

CITC 2199

Co-Op/Internship I

1

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech 

3

BUSN 1320

or

BUSN 2330

Business Calculations

or

Principles of Management

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

BUSN 2370

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUSN 2195

Business Applications

3

CITC 1300

Beginning HTML & CSS

3

CITC 1303

Database Concepts

3

CITC 2190

CITC Capstone

1

HUM 2230

or

ART 1030

Ethics

or

Art Appreciation

3

ECON 2020

or

PSYC 1030

Microeconomics

or

General Psychology

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on CougarNet.
  • Complete required program test and exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exams by going to mycs.cc/testing.

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