Computer Information Systems A.A.S.
Concepts of computer information systems are of crucial importance in modern organizations, both in attaining effective management control and in decision making. The Computer Information Systems program provides students with the knowledge needed to understand the theory, application and potential of computers and information technology. It is designed to bridge the technical business gap which exists between Computer Science and Information Systems by offering a broad-based technical information systems and business education.
This rigorous program, combined with education in the liberal arts and sciences, prepares students for employment as entry-level programmers or analysts in the information management field or for transfer to an upper-division program in the CIT Department at Morrisville State College. The student's educational experience is enhanced by the campus computing facilities. Students receive practical hands-on experience in interactive program development in a networked, client/server programming environment. Current languages taught are Java and Visual Basic. Students also learn how to use the latest software packages for spreadsheets, graphics, database, communications, and multimedia development. Full and free Internet access is available using popular Web browsers.