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  Feb 23, 2018
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems, AA

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Business Division

The Computer Information Systems Transfer Program is designed to prepare students to enter baccalaureate programs in Computer Information Systems on the junior level.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the hardware and software needs in a modern business environment using appropriate computer terminology.
  • Discuss the issues of professional standards and ethics for information technology workers.
  • Create integrated documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use using personal productivity software.
  • Plan and design websites using fundamental web design principles.
  • Create programs that solve common business problems using structured programming and modular design.
  • Perform installation, configuration, diagnostics, preventive maintenance and basic networking of personal computers.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills in writing and speaking in a business environment.
  • Utilize business management principles to analyze problems and make decisions.
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and evaluate the results by performing basic financial statement analysis.

Required Program of Study

See General Education Requirements (36 Credit Hours)


Business Requirements (9 Credit Hours)

Total Credits=60

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