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2022-2023 Catalog

Computer Information Systems: Programming AAS Degree


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Schoolcraft program code # AAS.00012

As business and industry embrace new technology and procedures, the need for specially trained people accelerates. This program is designed to prepare the student for a position as an entry-level programmer. Students will learn to become proficient in following directions, analyzing problems, and writing step-by-step instructions so that the computer will efficiently process the data needed to solve these problems. Accuracy, persistence, patience, and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing are important characteristics a computer programmer should possess.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate in applied science degree.

Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students planning to transfer should check the transfer institution’s requirements/guides or discuss their options with an academic advisor. Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Sample Schedule of Courses


First Year


Humanities - Credits: 3-4

Select General Education Humanities  course.

English Communication - Credits: 3

Select first General Education English Communication  course.

Total Credits: 16-17

Winter Semester


English Communication - Credits: 3

Select second General Education English Communication  course.

Total Credits: 16-17

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Credits: 14

Winter Semester


Social Science - Credits: 3-4

Select General Education Social Science  course.

Total Credits: 14-16

Program Total: 60-64 Credits


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