Information Systems: Programming in C++ (ASISPC)

Associate in Science

This associate degree program prepares students to transfer to complete a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a in Business Administration with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS). 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.

Student who complete this program may choose to transfer to many four year colleges and universities including Davenport University, Eastern Michigan University, and the University of Michigan.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

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.

Eastern Michigan University, BBA degree and several BS degrees;
Madonna University BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: View Articulation Agreements

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

 
Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Computer Instruction Dept
Advisors
Philip Geyer
Khaled Mansour
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First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 2 3
CPS 171   Introduction to Programming with C++ 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 1 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 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
Total 18
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
CPS 272   Data Structures with C++ 4
CPS 276   Web Programming Using Apache, MySQL, and PHP 4
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CPS 298   Professional Team Programming 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 3
    Students must complete 100-level or above transferrable course(s) to reach a minimum of 60 credits. Possible CIS/CPS electives include: CIS 221, CIS 282, CPS 161, CPS 251, CPS 261, CPS 278 6
    General Education Elective(s) (0-1 credits) to reach a minimum 30 General Education Credits 1
Total 14
Total Credits Required
60

 

Footnotes

See an advisor to choose courses that meet the requirements of the program to which you are transferring.

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.