Computer Information Systems

This program emphasizes the business applications of the computer. Graduates will have the theoretical, conceptual and practical background to use computers in business settings. Designed to facilitate transfer to Bachelor of Science programs, it provides a liberal arts or General Education base, which enables students to have career mobility and/or to continue study beyond the associate’s degree.

The program responds to the increased demand from area business and industry for trained computer professionals.   Supporting the program are the college’s computer facilities and equipment, including personal computers and a variety of related hardware and current software.

For additional program information, please contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609) 343-5017 or smarzell@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Utilize productivity software suitable for use in a professional environment;
  • Design, implement, test, debug and document computer programs using appropriate development tools;
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form;
  • Perform system analysis and design including automated solutions to business systems;
  • Manage time, tasks, and projects, and work effectively in teams;
  • Identify computer system security risks;
  • Apply mathematics, accounting, business and economics to increase knowledge of business operations.

(CISM-Fall 2019)

 

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
6

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Program Courses

Choose any other CISM or GIST course

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
30
Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

Fourth Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Choice of Course (3 Credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
15

Overview

Program

Computer Information Systems

Type

Associate in Science