The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems provides students with in-depth skills and knowledge in a broad range of IT disciplines including programming, database development, PC repair, networking, operating systems, security, web development, and system analysis, and design. Courses in the CIS program include extensive hands-on laboratory work in current industry technology and software, such as PHP, MySQL, Oracle, .NET, Java, and Mobile Application Development. HFC is also a member of Microsoft’s MSDN Academic Alliance Program which allows the College to provide students with many of their development tools at an affordable cost.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
Operate a personal computer and productivity software installed on it, including Microsoft Office, file management, the Internet/Web, e-mail, and input/output/storage devices.
Explain the importance of personal responsibility and security in a technological world, including copyright laws, netiquette, ethics, privacy issues, and security threats.
Design, create, and manipulate with an enterprise database.
Explain networking standards, protocols, transmission media, and hardware.
Write computer programs using several programming languages, both procedural and object-oriented.
Explain the client-server model of web development and develop client and server-side web pages.
Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting.
Analyze, design, and implement an information system.
Create and deliver a professional team presentation.
2020-2021 Tuition Information
Tuition Per Credit Hour
Level 100 & 200
Level 300 & 400
Out of District
Out of State