- Bachelor of Applied Science
Nature of Program
The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) degree provides students who have completed an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program with an opportunity to continue their education to the baccalaureate level, acquiring additional skills and furthering their professional advancement. This statewide degree program requires 39 credit hours of upper division course work and 30 credit hours in the Computer Information Systems area of emphasis.
Graduates of the Computer Information Systems A.A.S. degree are eligible to apply to this major. Other junior level students may be admitted and should work with a CIS adviser.
General Education Foundations
NOTE: Some major requirements will fulfill specific GEF requirements. Please see the curriculum requirements listed below for details on which GEFs you will need to select.
|General Education Foundations|
|F1 - Composition & Rhetoric||3-6|
|Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric|
and Composition, Rhetoric, and Research
or ENGL 103
|Accelerated Academic Writing|
|F2A/F2B - Science & Technology||4-6|
|F3 - Math & Quantitative Skills||3-4|
|F4 - Society & Connections||3|
|F5 - Human Inquiry & the Past||3|
|F6 - The Arts & Creativity||3|
|F7 - Global Studies & Diversity||3|
|F8 - Focus (may be satisfied by completion of a minor, double major, or dual degree)||9|
Please note that not all of the GEF courses are offered at all campuses. Students should consult with their advisor or academic department regarding the GEF course offerings available at their campus.
|Applicable AAS Degree Hours||60|
|GEF Elective Requirements (2, 6, and 7)||9|
|ENGL 102||Composition, Rhetoric, and Research (GEF 1)||3|
|STAT 111||Understanding Statistics (GEF 8)||3|
|SOCA 101||Introduction to Sociology (GEF 8)||3|
|BUSA 310||Survey of Business Law||3|
|BUSA 320||Survey of Management||3|
|BUSA 330||Survey of Marketing||3|
|BUSA 340||Survey of Finance||3|
|CIS 318||Project Management||3|
|CIS 367||Applied Programming 2||3|
|CIS 417||Database Design 2||3|
|CIS 488||BAS CIS Capstone||3|
|CIS 489||System Analysis & Design 2||3|
|BAS Major Elective (Select four of the following):||12|
|Computer and Network Forensics|
|Data Mining and Business Intelligence|
Suggested Plan of Study
|BUSA 330||3||ENGL 102 (GEF 1)||3|
|CIS 367||3||SOCA 101 (GEF 8)||3|
|STAT 111 (GEF 8)||3||BUSA 340||3|
|GEF 2||3||BAS Major Elective||3|
|BUSA 320||3||BUSA 310||3|
|CIS 417||3||CIS 488||3|
|CIS 489||3||BAS Major Elective||3|
|BAS Major Elective||3||BAS Major Elective||3|
|GEF 6||3||GEF 7||3|
|Total credit hours: 60|
Major Learning Outcomes
Computer Information Systems, B.A.S.
Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems, the student shall be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in application development
- Illustrate industry-level skill with database modeling, and apply SQL for database definition and manipulation.
- Analyze information system requirements for organizations or businesses.
- Create a requirements document for a proposed information system or application.
- Demonstrate critical and analytical skills.