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Computer Information Systems (AAS)
Associate of Science

Purpose Statement

This degree focuses on the practical application of technology in a business setting, combining theory and practice to put computing technology in context with the goal of solving business problems. This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in different order, and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study
Course SubjectCourse TitleCredit Hours
First Semester
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I 3
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
American History* HIST 1301 OR HIST1302 3
Mathmatics* MATH 1324 OR MATH 1342 3
Total Hours: 15
Second Semester
ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
American History* HIST 1301 OR HIST 1302 3
Creative Arts* ARTS 1301 OR DRAM 1310 OR MUSI 1306 3
Total Hours: 15
Third Semester
COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 3
GOVT 2301 Federal Government 3
Communication* SPCH 1311 OR SPCH 1315 3
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1308/1108 OR BIOL 1309/1109 OR CHEM 1306/1106 OR CHEM 1307/1107 ORCHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 OR PHYS 1305/1105 OR PHYS 1307/1107 4
Elective* Approved Elective 1
Total Hours: 14
Fourth Semester
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture* ENGL 2322 OR ENGL 2323 OR ENGL 2326 OR ENGL 2331 OR ENGL 2341 OR HIST 2321 OR HIST 2322 OR PHIL 1301 3
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1308/1108 OR BIOL 1309/1109 OR CHEM 1306/1106 OR CHEM 1307/1107 ORCHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 OR PHYS 1305/1105 OR PHYS 1307/1107 4
Total Hours: 13
Grand Total: 60

*It is recommended for students to check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which courses work best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog