Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

General

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Program Description

Description

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Explain the importance of personal responsibility and security in a technological world, including copyright laws, netiquette, ethics, privacy issues, and security threats.
  3. Design, create and manipulate with an enterprise database.
  4. Explain networking standards, protocols, transmission media, and hardware.
  5. Write computer programs using several programming languages, both procedural and object-oriented.
  6. Explain the client-server model of web development and develop client and server-side web pages.
  7. Interface with the Unix/Linux operating system, including the vi editor, file management, and shell scripting.
  8. Analyze, design, and implement an information system.
  9. Create and deliver a professional team presentation.

Career Opportunities

  • Programmer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Project Manager

Current Tuition Information

Tuition Per Credit Hour

In District

Level 100 & 200

$99

Effective Fall 2019

$101.50

Level 300 & 400

$200

Out of District $172 $177 $265
Out of State $250 $257 $350
International Students $250 $257 $350
Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

Henry Ford College (HFC) is a public two-year college located in Dearborn, Michigan. The College, established in 1938, is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Michig ... Read More

Henry Ford College (HFC) is a public two-year college located in Dearborn, Michigan. The College, established in 1938, is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Michigan Commission on College Accreditation. Read less