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A.S in Computer Information Systems

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A sample of courses required for the A.S in Computer Information Systems is presented below. A total of 63 credit hours are required for successful completion of this programme.

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  • CPTR170: Microcomputer Hardware
    Microcomputer Hardware focuses on the study of modern microcomputer hardware systems including configuration, installation, upgrades, diagnosis, repair, preventive maintenance and safety of vendor-neutral PC hardware. The course prepares the student for A+ certification.

  • CPTR120: Introduction to Computer Programming
    Introduction to Computer Programming discusses the history, architecture and function of computer hardware and software including networks, data and instruction representation and data organisation. The course introduces problem solving methods and algorithm design using the logic control structures of sequence, selection and iteration and is also an introduction to application development using a selected programming language. It also introduces the student to problem solving, algorithm development and documentation techniques, the concepts of structured programming and design correctness, data types, control structures, arrays and functions.

  • CPTR431: Web Multimedia
    Web Multimedia covers the conceptual, technical and visual design skills required to create multimedia applications and environments for the web. Emphasis is also placed on concepts of basic Action-Scripting, video and sound editing principles, motion graphics production, and interface design. Students will develop multimedia skills using applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash.

  • CPTR471: Internet Servers
    Internet Servers provides an analysis of server technologies and discusses advanced concepts related to Internet and Intranet networking.

  • MATH165: College Algebra
    College Algebra is a study of linear equations and inequalities; algebraic, logarithmic, and exponential functions, polynomials and complex numbers. These concepts are used to solve case studies drawn from the areas of business and science. This course is primarily taken to satisfy the general education mathematics requirement.