Associate of Science in Information Systems

Program Overview

The Associate of Science degree program in Information Systems has been developed in response to a growing need for more qualified people in the field of information systems and is intended for those with a specific interest in the practical application of computer information in a business organization. The program prepares the student for entry-level employment positions within the Information Technology field, including, Cybersecurity Specialist, Junior Cybersecurity IT Auditor, Solutions Architect, Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician, System Support Specialist, Server Support Specialist, Junior Network Storage Administrator, Junior Storage Administrator, Computer Technician, Junior Systems Engineer, Junior Security Analyst, Junior Network Analyst, and Cloud Security Specialist. Graduates are qualified to sit for industry-specific certifications from organizations like, CompTIA, Microsoft, and Cisco. 


Program Objectives

The objectives of the Associate of Science in Information Systems program are to:

    1. Equip students with the knowledge to evaluate the needs of an Information Technology infrastructure for an organization.
    2. Empower students to design, implement, and evaluate local and remote computer systems, processes, components, and applications to meet industry needs.
    3. Prepare students with the technical knowledge and critical-thinking skills needed for a career in Information Technology.
    4. Help students to critically analyze and solve problems in unpredictable environments by applying troubleshooting and technological skills in hardware, software, project planning, networking, security, storage, cloud computing, database, web development, and research.


Program Requirements

General Education Courses

18 credits

Major Core Courses

42 credits


60 credits