Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Science

Computer Information Systems (EB60)

This program provides instruction in business-related computer information technology for persons who wish to upgrade their current professional skills or for those actively seeking employment in various computer positions.


  • Demonstrate understanding of information technology necessary for entry-level employment and advancement.
  • Demonstrate desirable attitudes and work habits, including creative thinking, the ability to solve problems, cooperation, good judgment, responsibility and self-reliance.
  • Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology and structure of various programming languages, personal computers, and the use of software tools in the workplace.
  • Troubleshoot common programming and software problems and test for solutions.
  • Develop, write, debug, and test simple programs in Visual BASIC and other languages.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional organizations and continuing education.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:

1 Must be one of the following: MAT* E137, MAT* E186, MAT* E254

2 Computer Science electives must be selected in consultation with the program advisor based on student’s concentration. Applications – hardware – programming – networking - graphics. 

Note: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses

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  • 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT 06604
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