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Computer Information Systems

If you're a big picture thinker who is interested in which technology works best in a given situation, we have the program for you.

Computer Information Systems (CIS) is engaging, lucrative, and in demand. Blending business and technology, a career in CIS is a hybrid of sorts that will engage your technical, analytical, and communication skills to work in a business environment.

At Harford Community College, we offer a computer information systems degree and certificate options that can prepare you for transfer or immediate transition into an entry-level position in the computer field.

Program Overview

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Associate of Applied Science
Programming Certificate
Software Certificate
Unix Certificate

NO. OF CREDITS
Associate of Applied Science: 60
CONTACT
David Law
443.412.2264
dlaw@harford.edu 

Admissions
443.412.2109
ACCREDITATION
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

 

Harford's small, student-centered, and flexible learning class options are the ideal learning environment for your computer information systems studies.

WHAT KIND OF COURSES  CAN I EXPECT TO TAKE?

Develop a strong background in computer applications for business through required courses and electives like these at Harford:  

  • INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SCIENCES
    COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS
    INTRODUCTION TO UNIX
    INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS
    COMPUTER SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES
    FUNDAMENTALS OF NETWORK SECURITY
    MS WINDOWS SERVER OPERATING SYSTEM
    PROGRAMMING II: JAVA

WHAT CAN I DO WHEN I COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM?

With a degree in computer information systems at Harford, you can work towards your bachelor's degree and/or start a career working for a business or corporation in computer science while giving you the opportunity to thrive as a business person.

Top Transfer Destinations

  • Towson University

Potential Careers

  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Simulation/Gaming Engineer
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Network and Internet Specialist
  • Software Specialist

WHO TEACHES THIS PROGRAM?

At Harford, our award-winning full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of industry and classroom experience to professionally mentor and guide you through your program.

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

You've taken your first step into a larger world of possibility for you and your future. Now is the time! Reach out and apply, request more information, or visit our campus.