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Information Systems: Programming in C++ (ASISPC)

Associate in Science Degree

Description

This program prepares students to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a major in Computer Information Systems. Undergraduates and graduates of CIS programs are prepared to create and maintain information systems for organizations, manage information systems projects, and develop strategies for effective use of enterprise information resources.

Articulation

Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.

Admissions Requirements

Students need an Academic Math Level of 4 to enroll in MTH 176.

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Philip Geyer, Clarence Hasselbach, Khaled Mansour

Requirements

First Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Computer and Information Literacy 3
COM 225 Intercultural Communication * 3
CPS 171 Introduction to Programming with C++ 4
ENG 111 Composition I 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 1 3
MTH 176 or higher 4 credit math course 4
CIS 121 Linux/UNIX I: Fundamentals 4
CPS 271 Object Features of C++ 4
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Total 18
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
CPS 276 Web Programming Using Apache, MySQL, and PHP 4
Elective(s) Natural Sciences ** 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 1 *** 3
Electives Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable courses to reach a minimum of 60 credits. Possible CIS/CPS electives include: CIS 282, CPS 161, CPS 251, CPS 261, CPS 278 4
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
CPS 272 Data Structures with C++ 4
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 2 *** 3
Students following the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) should complete a second natural science course. MACRAO students should complete a Soc. Sci. 3 Elective(s). *** 3 - 4
Electives Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable courses to reach a minimum of 60 credits. Possible CIS/CPS electives include: CIS 282, CPS 161, CPS 251, CPS 261, CPS 278 4
Total 17 - 18
Total Credits Required
64 - 65

Footnotes

*Satisfies EMU's Diverse World Requirement
**Students transferring to a four-year institution should choose a lab-based, MTA-approved science course.
See an advisor to choose courses that meet the requirements of the program to which you are transferring.
***Choose three courses from at least two Social and Behavioral Science disciplines.

This course sequencing aligns with students starting in the Fall semester. Students starting the Winter semester should switch the order in which they take CPS 272 and CPS 276.

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