Computer Science A.S.

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Computer Science A.S.

Department: Computer Science – Multimedia and Web Design

Total Credit Hours: 59-63 credits

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SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (29-33 credits)
Mathematics MAT 162 or College Algebra-STEM  4-5
MAT 180 Calculus & Analytical Geometry I
MAT 150 or Trigonometry  3-5
MAT 230 Calc & Analytical Geometry II
MAT 175 Introductory Statistics 3
Communication ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 or English Composition II  3
ENG 125 Business Writing
COM 101 Oral Communication 3
Social Science HIS 101 or U.S. History to 1877  3
HIS 102 or U.S. History Since 1877 
HIS 115 or U.S. History Since 1945 
HIS 270 or History of Missouri 
POL 101 or American Government 
POL 102 State and Local Government
Natural Science Any BIO or Any BIOLOGY Course  4-5
Any CHM or Any CHEMISTRY Course 
Any PHY Any PHYSICAL SCIENCE Course
Humanities Choose one Humanities General Education course 3
Core Course Requirements (30 credits)
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3
CPT 105 Ethics in Technology 3
CPT/CPM/CPC/ACT/BUS Choose 8 Courses in Major for Transfer Institution 24

Total Required Hours: 59-63 credits

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

What Is Management Information Systems (MIS)?

Information systems managers, often called information technology (IT) managers or IT project managers, plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

Occupation Overview

Computer and information systems managers typically do at least some or all of the following:

  • Analyze their organization’s computer needs and recommend possible upgrades to top executives
  • Plan and direct installing and upgrading computer hardware and software
  • Ensure the security of an organization’s network and electronic documents
  • Assess the costs and benefits of a new project and justify spending on the project to top executives
  • Learn about new technology and look for ways to upgrade their organization’s computer systems
  • Determine short- and long-term personnel needs for their department
  • Plan and direct the work of other IT professionals, including computer systems analysts, software developers, information security analysts, and computer support specialists
  • Negotiate with vendors to get the highest level of service for their organization’s technology

Salary Outlook

The median hourly wage for computer and information systems managers in Missouri is $59.85. People established in management information systems careers earn an average of 130,980 per year in the state of Missouri. Further education (bachelor’s degree or higher) will typically yield higher earnings.

Source: FOCUS Online Career and Education Planning Systems.

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