The mission of the Computer Information Systems AAS degree program is to prepare students for employment in various information technology related areas and/or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in information technology by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and practices in computer programming, database, web design, hardware, operating systems and networks.
The program will:
- prepare students to demonstrate knowledge and practical competence in the major areas of the IT field.
- prepare students to conduct the research required to successfully complete computer-related projects consistent with current business/industry practice at the apprentice level.
- prepare students for further study within the computer field at the junior level in requisite institutions of higher learning.
- prepare students to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, as well as interact effectively within the work environment.
About the School
Clinton Community College, a member unit of the State University of New York, is situated at Bluff Point, approximately 4 miles south of Plattsburgh, on forested heights overlooking Lake Champlain.