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    Dec 09, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems, AAS

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Program of Study

The Computer Information Systems program is designed for students who have a preference for structure, logic, and detail. Computers are used in almost every business, industry, and profession. Excellent opportunities exist for individuals who are goal-oriented and who possess programming language and operating skills.

Students in this program are highly motivated, organized, logical, willing to commit themselves to tasks, and complete projects on time without close supervision. Graduates of the Computers Information Systems program learn several state-of-the-art computer languages and are exposed to program development tools, including the use of fourth-generation and web based development tools.

The faculty has identified the following Learning Outcomes for all graduates:

  • Design and Code and develop both windows and Web-based application components.
  • Create and implement a plan to install, configure and troubleshoot multiple computer operating systems. 
  • Design and develop a relational database conforming to 3rd normal form rules and including binary relationships
  • Create and implement a plan to install, configure, and troubleshoot networking hardware and software
  • Analyze the structure of an organization and describe the possible roles of the IT professional within the organization.


  • Programmer
  • Computer Operator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administrator

Total Technical Credit Hours: 32.5

General Education and Related Courses

Total General Education and Related Credit Hours: 31

Total Credit Hours: 63.5

All students graduating from Terra State Community College with an Associate degree of any kind will be functionally proficient in common computer operations and applications. Please see your academic advisor or academic division office for further details.

See your advisor for appropriate course selection.

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