Computer Information Systems
Associate Degree Program
Are you ready to immerse yourself in the exciting and growing field of computer information? Computer Information Systems is designed to prepare you for a career in applied programming and other computer-related fields. Solving strategic business problems by designing computer based information systems is an exciting and rewarding career.
This program is offered at the Dover, Georgetown, and Wilmington Campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skill to earn to prepare you for positions such as:
- Database Analyst
- Database Designer
- Help Desk/Application Support Specialist
- Programmer Analyst
- Software Developer
- Software Specialist
- Technical Trainer
What You Will Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $30,000-$40,000.
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Install, configure, and secure computer applications and operating systems.
- Design, write, and debug computer programs.
- Design and integrate databases in computer programs.
- Analyze and design complex computer applications to solve business problems.
- Integrate the principles of the Internet into web development.
- Incorporate the principles of networking and information security in computer application development.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you will be able to do as a graduate, regardless of your program of study. You will acquire these core competencies through general education courses and program-specific coursework. You will be expected to use relevant technology to achieve these outcomes:
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree?
This program participates in a Connected Degree program, an agreement with another institution in order to offer graduates a smooth transition into a four-year degree program.