Computer Information Sciences AAS Degree (CIS.AAS.NETWORK)

The program AAS will prepare for entry level positions in high positions in high tech industry of digital switching and networking. Students will learn how to use networking technologies to provide data, voice, image, and video communications in business, industry, and education.

The curriculum will also help prepare students for a career path towards and entry level technical position in: help desk support, PC repair/installation, cabling installer, network administrator, system integrator, product support, system designer, system analyst, and Cisco CCNA.

Core Courses

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
CIS 112 Computer Math 3
CIS 130 Voice, Data, Video, and Fiber Cabling 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
Cluster 2 Credits
CIS 132 Cisco IT Essentials v5 A+ Certification 4
CIS 180 Net + Certification 3
MIS 190 Windows 8 Workstations 3
SPE 108 Oral Communications 3
MIS 102 Computer Logic 3
Cluster 3 Credits
CIS 120 Cisco Exploration CCNA – Network Fundamentals 1st 8-week 4
CIS 125 Cisco Exploration CCNA – Routing Protocols & Concepts 2nd 8-week 3
MIS 185 Windows Server 2012 Administration 3
MIS 104 BASIC/Visual Basic 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Cluster 4 Credits
CIS 220 Cisco Exploration CCNA – LAN Switching and Wireless 3rd 8-week 3
CIS 225 Cisco Exploration CCNA – WAN 4th 8-week 3
CIS 228 Virtualized Computers 3
MIS 213 Computer Information Security 3
BLW 204 Cyber Law, Legal Issues in Cyber Space 3
CIS 296 CIS Internship 3
Minimum for Degree: 65
Recommended Electives: All CIS courses not taken to fulfill a core requirement or specialization and: Credits
CIS 130 Voice, Data, Video, and Fiber Cabling 3
MIS 185 Windows Server Administration 3
CIS 228 Virtualized Computers 4
MIS 212 Visual C# Programming 3
MIS 213 Computer Information Security 3
MIS 214 Visual BASIC Programming 3
MIS 216 JAVA Programming Introduction 3
ACC 230 Information Management 3
OAT 132 Access 3
OAT 143 Excel 3
MIS 299 Selected Topics in Computer Systems
CIS 296 Topics in Computer Technology
Other Courses as approved by Program Coordinator 3

SSC’s Computer Information Sciences program dials in on a growing market For more information about the Computer Technology Programs , contact Ona’ Johnson, the Program Coordinator, at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357.