Computer Information Systems Program Outcomes

General

Students who successfully complete the Associates of Applied Science in Computer and Information Systems will be able to:

  1. Identify and resolve IT problems
  2. Communicate effectively with peers, end-users and management about a broad spectrum of IT concepts.
  3. Maintain currency in IT knowledge and skills through continuous education and research
  4. Apply best practices in the acquisition and use of hardware and software.
  5. Design and secure networks for home and business

Computer Aided Drafting

Students who successfully complete the Associates of Applied Science: Computer Aided Drafting option will be able to:

  1. Integrate fundamental theoretical and conceptual considerations in design process and problem solving.
  2. Present professional demeanor and attitude individually and collectively as a team member.
  3. Recognize and follow professional protocol for industry standards appropriate to course level.
  4. Demonstrate cogent oral, written, drafting and computational skills appropriate to the course content and course level.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with peers, end-users and management about a broad spectrum of IT concepts.
  6. Demonstrate currency in IT knowledge and skills through continuous education and research.

Desktop Support

Students who successfully complete the Associates of Applied Science: Desktop Support option will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to proficiently install, upgrade, and troubleshoot desktop hardware, operating systems, and standard productivity software.
  2. Demonstrate use of logical pathways and Internet resources to quickly troubleshoot software, hardware and connectivity issues.
  3. Instruct end-users in an effort to increase return on software investments.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with peers, end-users and management about a broad spectrum of IT concepts.
  5. Demonstrate currency in IT knowledge and skills through continuous education and research.

Networking

Students who successfully complete the Associates of Applied Science: Networking Option will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to plan, execute, and manage the most current version of both the Windows server and Windows clients operating systems for small to mid-sized businesses.
  2. Develop Cisco solutions for use in routing, analyzing, and securing data over local, wide and wireless networks.
  3. Demonstrate currency in IT knowledge and skills through continuous education and research.
  4. Apply best practices in the acquisition and use of hardware and software for targeted scenarios.
  5. Implement and secure small to medium sized networks.

Web Development

Students who successfully complete the Associates of Applied Science: Web Development / Database Option will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to identify the purpose, audience, and needs for a website/database solution.
  2. Successfully design and create a database based on business requirements.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to implement solutions using PHP, SQL, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with peers, end-users and management about a broad spectrum of IT concepts.
  5. Demonstrate currency in IT knowledge and skills through continuous education and research.