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2021-2022 General Catalog Published 3/3/22 
2021-2022 General Catalog Published 3/3/22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems, AAS

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems provides the graduate with the knowledge and applied technical skills needed to enter computer-related occupations in the business/industry job market.

This program articulates with one or more institutions or agencies. Refer to the Articulation Agreements  section of the catalog for further detail.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems will be able to:

  1. accurately read and communicate technical information;
  2. analyze current technology issues;
  3. develop solutions to technology issues;
  4. demonstrate skills for entry-level employment in information technology; and
  5. identify basic business terminology, concepts, and principles.

Specific Degree Information:

This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). In order to be eligible for graduation from this program transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 technical credit hours from Bossier Parish Community College.

  • Students who are in the CTEC internship* must be available for 100 hours of internship.
  • Internship students must be prepared to complete internship rotations at an out of town facility.
  • Internship students must adhere to internship site requirements which include but may not be limited to background checks, drug screens, and orientation meetings.

*In special circumstances the internship may be substituted with Dean and Program Director approval with a 200 CTEC course .

Required Courses for the Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems:

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

First Semester: 15 Hours

Second Semester: 15 Hours

Total Credit Hours: 60

*CTEC Approved Electives may be any CTEC class, except CTEC 100, that is not currently on the curriculum.

**If a CTEC elective is used in place of the internship, it must be a CTEC 200-Level class that is not currently on the curriculum.

***Approved general education elective courses can be found at www.bpcc.edu/catalog/current/generaldegreereq.html #generaleducationcourses

For transfer to a four-year institution, students are strongly advised to take MATH 102  instead of MATH 101 . Students must seek the assistance of their advisor to determine the appropriate mathematics course.