Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Southwestern Oregon Community College

Program Description

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Southwestern Oregon Community College

The Associate of Applied Science CIS Digital Design degree is designed to successfully prepare students for careers in the expanding fields of digital design and media productions through an integrated curriculum exposing students to design principles and technical strategies. Upon successful completion of the AAS CIS Digital Design degree, students are prepared for a variety of entry level positions in numerous digital design fields. Students attain knowledge and learn skills to seek careers in creative and support professions within such media industries as film and video, graphic design, production, game development, animation, and web design. Some of the careers available in media include: production designer, camera operator, visual effects production, multimedia producer, duplication, production assistant, graphic artist, art assistant, web designer, and other emerging opportunities.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to: • Demonstrate professional design principles and practices. • Plan, design, develop, and edit digital images and graphics. • Plan, design, develop, and edit digital time-based media • Plan, design, develop, and edit interactive web pages. • Work effectively as part of a design team. it

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must complete a minimum of 94 credit hours with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses must be passed with a grade of ‘C’ or better. Twenty-four (24) credits must be completed at Southwestern before the AAS CIS Software Development degree is awarded. Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term). The Associate of Applied Science Computer Information Systems (AAS CIS) degree offers a program that provides students a curriculum consisting of a broad foundation of courses focused on technical support in a networked environment. This degree prepares students for a wide variety of employment opportunities in the computer information services industry. The program offers students the opportunity to gain a combination of knowledge and practical hands-on experience to support both an organization's information technology infrastructure and the people who use it. The CIS program additionally provides a broad variety of professional continuing education, classes and certificates for professionals already working in the field and provides technology service classes for students studying in other disciplines. Students completing the AAS CIS will be prepared to seek entry-level employment and entrepreneurial in occupations such as network administrators, systems administrators, support technician, and applications specialist/trainer. Students planning to earn a bachelor's degree are responsible for researching the departmental requirements of the school to which they plan to transfer. Students planning to transfer may want to consider the AA/OT, AGS or AS degree options.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to: • Install, configure, use and maintain commonly used business software. • Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot workstation hardware, operating systems and network environments. • Apply project life cycle concepts to assist in finding solutions to business needs. • Research, interpret and communicate technical information in written, graphic, diagrammatic, electronic and oral forms. • Demonstrate the ability to work independently or in a group environment with sensitivity to the needs of customers and coworkers. • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to install, configure, and maintain end-user computer systems. • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to install, configure and maintain network servers. • Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement both wired and wireless networks sufficient for home or small business use. • Demonstrate basic ability to develop new products and services to meet the needs of a changing economy.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must complete a minimum of 95 credit hours with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses must be passed with a grade of ‘C’ or better. Twenty-four (24) credits must be completed at Southwestern before the AAS Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree is awarded. Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term). The Associate of Applied Science CIS Software Development program represents a broad exposure to multiple disciplines across various contemporary technologies. Students will be offered opportunities to explore computing systems from small micro-systems to enterprise solutions. Courses in this degree represent meaningful tools used in industry and mastery of them brings personal value to each student. Graduates of this program are capable of entering the workplace as a junior level developer, mobile application development. Software developers are one of the most in-demand careers throughout the world. As technology grows and engrosses more of the American life, more automation and software systems are needed. The future is very bright.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to: • Demonstrate the skill and knowledge to install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot workstation and server hardware, and software in a network environment. • Research, interpret and communicate technical information in written, graphic, diagrammatic, electronic and oral forms. • Demonstrate the ability to work independently or in a group environment with sensitivity to the needs of customers and coworkers. • Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement both wired and wireless networks sufficient for small business use. • Demonstrate basic ability to develop new products and services to meet the needs of a changing economy. • Plan, write, and debug software applications within multiple programming environments.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must complete a minimum of 93 credit hours with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses must be passed with a grade of ‘C’ or better. Twenty-four (24) credits must be completed at Southwestern before the AAS CIS Software Development degree is awarded. Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term).

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Last updated August 24, 2018
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