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Computer Information Systems, A.S. (050.3)


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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

This program prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad knowledge in computers and information science. Students may continue on in their studies at another college and earn a Bachelor's degree in information science, information systems, information technology, computer science or computer engineering.

Upon completion of the program, students will:

  1. apply core principles and practices of computing;
  2. utilize conventional terminology related to computer and information science;
  3. collect information and carry out research using relevant and appropriate sources; and
  4. utilize digital and other technological tools to access and communicate information needed to complete tasks.

Degree Requirements


Total: 16–17 Credits


Total: 15–18 Credits


Total: 15–17 Credits


Fourth Semester


Total: 15–16 Credits


Minimum Credits to Graduate: 61–68


1 Mathematics Electives and General Electives: The three mathematics electives and six general electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer counselor and as identified and articulated with the four-year institution's transfer program.

CIT Restricted Electives


(3 required): The three CIT restricted electives must be selected from the following list in consultation with a transfer counselor and as identified and articulated with the four-year institution's transfer program. At least one of these restricted electives must be a 200-level course.

Transfer Opportunities


Articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to California University of Pennsylvania , Capella University , La Roche College , Pennsylvania College of Technology , Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth Campuses , Robert Morris University . It is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer. See www.ccac.edu/articulation for details.

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