Oct 26, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems (EB60)

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Associate in Science Degree

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.

Curriculum Changes Pending

This program has pending curriculum changes for the 2018-2019 catalog. 
Students entering HCC in the Fall 2018 semester will enroll in the 2018-2019 program.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:

Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 61 - 65

1 Must be one of the following: MAT* E137 , MAT* E172 MAT* E186 , MAT* E254  

Open Computer Science Elective  -  Any approved 3-credit computer technology, computer science,  or computer application course selected in consultation with and approval by CS/CIS program advisor.

3 Restricted Programming Language Elective  -  Must be one of the following: CSC* E210 , CSC* E223 , CSC* E224 , CSC* E240 , CSC* E267 , CSC* E268 , CSC* E269  

4 Students desiring to transfer to a 4-year school should take a 4 credit laboratory science

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

NOTE: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement  .

NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.

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