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.
Associate of Applied Science*
NO. OF CREDITS
Associate of Applied Science: 60
* also offered completely online
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
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
- Computer and Information Systems Manager
- Computer Programmer
- Computer Simulation/Gaming Engineer
- Computer User Support Specialist
- Database Administrator
- Network and Internet Specialist
- Software Specialist
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.