Computer Science – Managment Information Systems

Program Description

The information technology (IT) industry is experiencing considerable expansion and with it comes a demand for skilled talent. Implementing new technology initiatives remains a top priority for companies across all industries. The rapid pace of advancement in computer hardware, software and electronic commerce is making it imperative that managers allocate financial and personnel resources for regular systems upgrades. MIS is one of the leading degrees in the world of IT and business.

What you will learn:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Fundamentals of Business
  • Database Management
  • Business, Marketing and Management
  • Multimedia Essentials
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Security
  • Business/Computer Ethics
  • Financial Accounting

What types of jobs would I be qualified for with a degree or certificate from this program?

  • Systems Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Support Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Writer
  • IT Support Coordinator
  • Applications Trainer
  • Information Specialist
  • PC Support Specialist

What types of degrees or certificates are available?

Associate of Applied Science degree

What can I expect to earn as a graduate of this program?

Salaries start at approximately $40,000 for entry-level systems analysts. With just one or two years of experience, salaries often increase dramatically.

What kinds of courses would I be taking?

  • Programming Logic
  • Introduction to Database Management
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Computer Security
  • Introduction to Business
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Introduction to Management
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Java Programming
  • C and C++ Programming
  • SQL Basics
  • Dynamic Programming Languages

Can I transfer my credits here to a four-year program?

The four-year program of your choice always has the final answer to this question. SCC students find, however, that the general education credits transfer quite successfully. The courses specific to this SCC degree/certificate are most often completely transferable as well, although some transfer as an elective.

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Program Contact

Rex McKanry

Office Coordinator

Ginny Tiller

Office Info

Office Hours

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Office Location

Technology Building, Room 105

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