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Computer Information Specialist

Associate of Applied Science Degree

20107

Advisors:
Alice Irwin
Janice Lawhorn
Marykay McCarthy

Mike Moore

This is a comprehensive program that prepares you for a variety of computer related positions. It is for the student who is interested in software development and maintenance, software installation and maintenance, networking software installation and maintenance (the systems manager), system design, and computer operations.

 

Curriculum Requirements

CMP 100

Computer Careers

2 credits

CMP 103

Introduction to Computer Based Systems

3 credits

CMP 113

Operating Systems I

3 credits

CMP 120

Introduction to Programming

1 credit

CMP 121

Visual Basic Programming I

3 credits

CMP 126

Java Programming I

3 credits

CMP 130

C Programming I

3 credits

CMP 151

Hardware Service Technician

3 credits

CMP 152

Operating Systems Technologies

3 credits

CMP 161

Electronic Spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel

3 credits

CMP 170

Database Management with Microsoft Access

3 credits

CMP 201

Systems and Procedures

3 credits

CMP 205

Data Communications

3 credits

CMP 250

Networking

3 credits

CMP 291

CIS Practicum

5 credits

 

Total Curriculum Requirements

44 credits

 

Curriculum Related Requirements

AIS 108 or
CMP 108 or
AIS 117

Keyboarding for Business I or
Keyboarding for Business I or
Electronic Keyboarding I

1 to 3 credits

 

Total Curriculum Related Requirements

1 to 3 credits

To obtain this degree, you must complete all Curriculum and Curriculum Related Requirements with a grade of "C" or better.

General Education Requirements

English

ENG 100 Writing Fundamentals or
ENG 101 Written Communications I

3 credits

 

ENG 102 Written Communications II or
ENG 260 Technical Report Writing or
TEC 260 Technical Report Writing

3 credits

Mathematics

MAT 154    College Algebra

3 credits

An additional 9 credits, including courses in one area other than English and Mathematics, are to be selected from the list of General Education courses. You may not exceed nine credits in any GE Category, with the exception of Health and Physical Education, where the maximum is two credits.

 

Total General Education Requirements

18 credits

 

Courses listed in Curriculum Requirements that qualify for General Education credit (see the General Education section of the catalog) may fulfill both General Education and Curriculum Requirements unless General Education Requirements are specified in the major. Each course taken to satisfy the General Education Requirements of this degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 

Elective Requirements

To obtain this degree you must complete a minimum of 64 credits. Depending on your choice of courses in the curriculum requirements section you will need no additional courses or up to one credit of elective courses numbered 100 or higher.

 

Total Elective Requirements

0 to 1 credit

 

Total Minimum Degree Requirements

64 to 65 credits

 

In addition to completing the required courses listed above, you must meet the following general graduation requirements to obtain this degree:

  • Complete at least 16 degree credits at Eastern Arizona College.

  • Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher.

  • Demonstrate a reading competency at the tenth grade level or above by one of the following methods:
    1. EAC COMPASS reading assessment test score of 60 or higher*
    2. EAC ASSET reading assessment test score of 35 or higher*
    3. ACT Assessment Reading score of 14 or higher*
    4. SAT verbal score of 530 or higher*
    5. Completion of ENG 091, Reading Improvement II, with a grade of "C" or better
    6. Grade equivalency score of 10 or higher as demonstrated by the Nelson Denny, TABE, or ABLE tests*

*Your EAC COMPASS reading assessment test score is available on Student Information System terminals or from your advisor. If you took the ASSET test or submitted an ACT, SAT, Nelson Denny, TABE, or ABLE score, a derived EAC Compass score has been placed in your record and is available on Student Information System terminals or from your advisor.

  • File a Graduation Petition at least 60 calendar days prior to the end of the semester in which graduation is anticipated and pay the Graduation Fee of $25.

  • Remove any indebtedness to the College.

  • Complete the Sophomore Qualifying Examination that is administered each semester to students who have petitioned to graduate. The Sophomore Qualifying Examination is used as a measure of EAC's institutional effectiveness, and your score has no effect on your graduation status.