Associate of Applied Business in Computer Information Systems - Software Development

General

Program Description

Associate of Applied Business in Computer Information Systems - Software Development

The software development major prepares students for programming on different computer platforms. Students will learn to design and develop software using the procedural and object-oriented languages most commonly used in business. Additional topics covered include database design and development and an introduction to networking. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

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Curriculum

First Year

Fall Semester

  • CISS 121: Microcomputer Applications I - 3 hours
  • CISS 125: Operating System in Interfaces (1) - 3 hours
  • CMMC 151: Oral Communication - 3 hours
  • ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours
  • SDEV 101: College 101 (3) - 1 hour

Select one from the following list: 3-4 hours

  • MTHM 121: Technical Mathematics I (5)
  • MTHM 151: College Mathematics (5)
  • MTHM 158: Quantitative Reasoning (5)
  • MTHM 171: College Algebra (5)

Hours: 16-17

Spring Semester

  • CISS 145: Local Area Networks (2) - 4 hours
  • CISS 160: Introduction to Programming in C# (2) - 4 hours
  • CISS 216: Web Development (2) - 3 hours
  • Science elective (from Transfer Module) (5) - 3-4 hours

Hours: 14-15

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • ACTG 151: Accounting I - Financial - 4 hours
  • BADM 155 or BADM 171: Introduction to Business Administration or Introduction to E-Commerce - 3 hours
  • CISS 143: Database Design and Implementation (2) - 3 hours
  • CISS 222: Advanced Programming in C# (2) - 3 hours
  • PSYH 151 or SOCY 151G: Introduction to Psychology or Introduction to Sociology - 3 hours

Hours: 16

Spring Semester

  • ACTG 152: Accounting II - Managerial (2) - 4 hours
  • CISS 226: Introduction to Programming in JAVA (2) - 3 hours
  • CISS 243: Web Database Integration (2) - 4 hours
  • CISS 247: Systems Development (2) - 3 hours
  • CISS 287: Work-Based Learning I - CISS (4) - 1 hour

Hours: 15

Total Hours: 61-63

(1) Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.

(2) Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

(3) A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

(4) Students may substitute CISS 232, CISS 260, CISS 264 in place of Work-Based Learning. Students intending to transfer should consult with the intended transfer institution, the Engineering, Business and Information Technologies division or an LCCC advisor for transfer information.

(5) Before taking any electives, science and/or MTHM classes refer to The University of Akron University Partnership CIS curriculum guide to ensure you take the correct classes towards the CIS Bachelor degree. The University of Akron requires MTHM 171 & MTHM 172 or MTHM 121 & MTHM 122 for the bachelor degree.

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Tuition and Costs

How much does it cost to attend LCCC?

Many factors are considered when determining how much it costs to attend college.

When determining a student’s eligibility for financial aid, many factors are taken into account including enrollment status, residency status, dependency status, cost of attendance, etc. A student’s Cost of Attendance for financial aid determination includes directly billed expenses (tuition and fees) and “indirect” expenses for items such as books, supplies, transportation to and from campus, normal monthly household expenses and a small amount for personal expenses. These amounts are estimated per year at LCCC as:

  • Tuition and Fees:
    • Lorain county resident: $134.04 per credit hour.
    • Out-of-county resident: $159.22 per credit hour.
    • Out-of-state resident: $310.79 per credit hour.
  • Books and supplies: $ 350 – $1,500
  • Transportation: $ 1,000 – $1,600
  • Monthly Household expenses: $ 2,200 – $3,800
  • Miscellaneous Personal Expenses: $ 1,000

Where laboratory, special facilities or services are required to accommodate instructional needs, a special fee may be assessed.

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Founded in 1963, Lorain County Community College has been helping local people get the training and education they need to live their best life for more than 50 years.

Founded in 1963, Lorain County Community College has been helping local people get the training and education they need to live their best life for more than 50 years. Read less