Information Systems Management

A.S. Degree, Transfer
An option of Computer Sciences

Designed for students seeking to complete the first two years of a four-year degree program in information systems management.


Andy Yao
Program Manager

Doree Lynn Miles
Academic Office Manager

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Courses Credits
EN 101–English Composition 3
MA 206–Elementary Statistics 3
MA 201–Applied Calculus   or  
MA 210–Calculus I 3/4
Social & Behavioral Sciences  
EC 201–Principles of Economics 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ (Other than EC) 3
Arts & Humanities  
Arts Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Humanities Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Communications Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ 3
Biological & Physical Sciences  
Biological & Physical Sciences Elective (Lab course) (GenEd course list) 4
Biological & Physical Sciences Elective (GenEd course list) 3/4
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Issues  
CIS 106–Introduction to Object Design & Programming 3
Interdisciplinary Issues Elective  (GenEd course list)‡ or  
Multicultural Issues & Perspectives Elective (GenEd course list) ‡ or  
Wellness Elective (GenEd course list) 3
PE/Health Elective (A Wellness course will satisfy this requirement) 1/3
Other Requirements  
ACCT 101–Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 102–Principles of Accounting II or  
EC 202–Principles of Economics 3
CIS 201–Computer Science I 3
CIS 202 *–Computer Science II  or  
CIS 230–Database Management Systems 3
CIS 203–Systems Analysis & Design 3
CIS 202 *–Computer Science II  or  
CIS 208–C++ Programming  or  
CIS 225–Computer Programming Language (A, B, C, D ....) 3
Electives ‡ 5
Total 60/65
* CIS 202 can not count for both requirements.

‡ All degree-seeking students must complete a Cultural Competency course in order to graduate. This course may satisfy another requirement in your program. If a specific course is not required, choose at least one course from the Cultural Competence list in the academic catalog.
Students will be able to:
  1. Prepare a plan that addresses organizational needs.
  2. Identify problem requirements that demonstrate understanding of user needs.
  3. Explain solutions that satisfy problem requirements.
  4. Analyze alternative solutions to determine the optimal result.
  5. Design problem solution that solves the requirements.
  6. Produce documentation that describes implementation.
  7. Integrate business, financial and/or economic models that demonstrate project feasibility.
The Career & Transfer Center has a variety of print and electronic resources available to help with transfer planning. ARTSYS, a computerized articulation system created especially to help community college students transfer to Maryland four-year institutions is available, as well as College Source and College Board. College Source also allows students to view college catalogs from across the nation.