Jul 19, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 
    
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG ****]

Computer Sciences and Information Systems: AAS (CTE)


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Listed Alphabetically

Associate of Applied Science | 63 credits minimum

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
The Computer Sciences and Information Systems AAS Degree prepares students to enter the workplace with skills in a variety of highly technical areas such as those listed below. The CSIS Department offers Certificates of Proficiency (CP) in the following areas:

Business and Personal Computing CP  (18 credits)
Computer Science Fundamentals CP  (16 credits)
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence CP  (19 credits)
Database Information Systems and Technology CP  (16 credits)
Digital Marketing CP  (17 credits)
Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensic Investigation CP  (16 credits)
Fundamentals of Information Assurance and Cyber Defense CP  (16 credits)
Linux System Administration CP  (16 credits)
Mobile Application Development CP  (16 credits)
Network and Cyber Security CP  (16 credits)
Network and System Administration CP  (16 credits)
Network Routing and Switching CP  (16 credits)
Software Development CP  (16 credits)
Web Programming and Development CP  (16 credits)
Windows System Administration CP  (16 credits)

General Education + Certificate + Certificate + Certificate = Diploma

Choose any three (3) of the above Certificates of Proficiency. Completion of the General Education requirements (14 CREDITS MINIMUM) and three (3) Certificates of Proficiency (49 CREDITS MINIMUM) allows a student to be eligible to apply for an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Sciences and Information Systems.

The Computer Sciences and Information Systems AAS Degree is designed to provide students with skills of sufficient breadth and depth to enter the workplace. Many positions in business and industry require a significant number of highly technical skills. The student is strongly encouraged to discuss this with the CSIS Academic Advisor to help choose three compatible Certificates of Proficiency to maximize the breadth and depth of the areas of the student’s proficiency.

Career Opportunities
Computer and Information Scientist, Computer Programmer, Computer Software Engineer, Computer Support Specialist, Computer Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, Network and Computer Systems Administrator, Computer Security Specialist, Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst, Software Quality  Assurance Engineer and Tester, Network Designer, Web Developer, Web Administrator, Database Architect, Data Warehousing Specialist, Business Intelligence Analyst, Information Technology Project Manager, Game Designer, Document Management Specialist.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx    
Course fees: $325

 NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements


Complete all General Education courses.

 .

Program Requirements


Required and Elective Courses (49 Credits Minimum)


Choose any three (3) of the following Certificates of Proficiency:

Business and Personal Computing CP  (18 credits)
Computer Science Fundamentals CP  (16 credits)
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence CP  (19 credits)
Database Information Systems and Technology CP  (16 credits)
Digital Marketing CP  (17 credits)
Ethical Hacking and Digital Forensic Investigation CP  (16 credits)
Fundamentals of Information Assurance and Cyber Defense CP  (16 credits)
Linux System Administration CP  (16 credits)
Mobile Application Development CP  (16 credits)
Network and Cyber Security CP  (16 credits)
Network and System Administration CP  (16 credits)
Network Routing and Switching CP  (16 credits)
Software Development CP  (16 credits)
Web Programming and Development CP  (16 credits)
Windows System Administration CP  (16 credits)

The student should refer to the specific Certificates of Proficiency for the list of courses, requirements, and scheduling suggestions to complete their degree.

Time to Completion & Graduation Map


Program Learning Outcomes


Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • From a set of requirements; analyze, design, code, test and document programs to meet requirements. Create and utilize database tables, forms, reports and queries. Demonstrate knowledge of operating systems and its interaction with programs, data, hardware, and users. Understand the mapping between software and hardware solutions. Perform network management tasks. Efficiently use common business software including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Develop Web applications. [1]
  • Communicate effectively electronically and verbally. [2]
  • Use appropriate functions, filters and queries to perform data analyses and make informed decisions. Perform the necessary numerical calculations and operations to solve problems. [3]
  • Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions. Analyze a set of requirements for software or network solutions. Design a database that will organize complex data. [4,5]
  • Develop the awareness and skills to take leadership roles in the classroom and in group activities. [6]
  • Work cooperatively with fellow students through group work and course assignments. Understand and develop the skills to effectively participate in a business organization. [7]
  • Use hardware and software to complete assignments. Gather and analyze information using databases and other resources. Understand and securely use computer technology and information in an ethical manner. [8,9]

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs Listed Alphabetically