Computer Information Systems - Software Engineering Option (CIS.SWE.AASX)

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Extended Degree - Associate in Applied Science

Business, Management, Marketing and Technology

Auburn Hills and Orchard Ridge Campuses

The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Associate Degree is designed to provide a solid foundation in the fundamental skills that are generally required to analyze system requirements and design solutions or, to support and manage the application of technology resources. These basic skills are routinely required by many different industries and higher-level educational programs. The program includes core courses of information system fundamentals, database systems, networking, web systems, and software development, and additional courses provide specialization to complete the option requirements. Current computer tools and an emphasis on practical application provide a relevant learning environment.

Core Requirements
CIS 1050Personal Computer Productivity Tools4
CIS 1100Fundamentals of Information Systems4
CIS 1200Introduction to Database Systems4
CIS 1300Networking Concepts4
CIS 1400Web Design I4
CIS 1500Introduction to Programming (Java)4
Core Required Supportive Courses
ACC 1500Accounting for the Small Business Owner3
BUS 1100Introduction to Business4
MAT 11501Intermediate Algebra (or higher level except MAT 1525, MAT 2530 or MAT 2540) 4
Complete one of the following COM or ENG courses:3-4
Interpersonal Communication 3
Professional Communication 4
Complete one of the following ENG courses:3
Business Communications 3
Composition I 3
Software Engineering Option Required Courses
CIS 2151Object-Oriented Programming (Java)4
CIS 2252Object-Oriented Programming (C++)4
CIS 2353Data Structures4
CIS 2454Web System Development (PHP, Java)4
Software Engineering Option Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Database Design and Management with Oracle SQL4
Web System Development (ASP.NET, C#)4
Visual Basic.NET Programming4
C# Programming4
Wireless Handheld Application Development4
System Security4
Web System Integration and Service Development4
Game Programming I4
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses65-66
General Education Requirements
Communication / English (3-credits)3
Fine Arts / Humanities (3-credits)3
Mathematics / Science (3-credits)
Physical Education (1-credit)1
Social Science (3-credits)3
Written Communication (3-credits)
POL 1510American Government3
Additional elective credits needed to meet requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree0
Total Credit Hours75-76

Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.


Requirement satisfied provided both ENG 1350 and ENG 2200 are not taken to meet Core Required Supportive Courses.

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.