Western Kentucky University

Information Systems Associate Degree

Information Systems
Associate Degree

The Associate of Arts degree program in Information Systems has been developed in response to a growing need for qualified personnel in the field of information systems. Thus, the course offerings are intended for those with a specific interest in practical business applications. Information Systems is aimed at improving the qualifications of students seeking employment in many phases of business computing. The program offers a base upon which to build a more sophisticated data processing education in preparation for middle management positions.

The Information Systems program requires 60 credit hours or the equivalent of two years of full-time study. This program is also attractive to those individuals already employed and who wish to take advantage of the right course offerings on a part-time basis.

The Associate of Arts degree in Information Systems requires 60 semester credit hours.

 
Associate Degree in Information Systems

Information Systems Core Requirements

  • ACC 200C - Accounting - Financial - 3 hours
  • CSCI 145C - Introduction to Computing - 3 hours
  • BUS 248C - Supervisory Management - 3 hours
  • INS 181C - Computer Programming I - 3 hours
  • INS 182C - Computer Operating Systems - 3 hours
  • INS 270C - Electronic Spreadsheets - 3 hours
  • INS 272C - Database Management - 3 hours
  • INS 275C - Web Page Design - 3 hours
  • INS 281C - Computer Programming II - 3 hours
  • INS 285C - Advanced Software Applications - 3 hours
  • INS 288C - Network Administration - 3 hours
  • INS 290C - Internship - Information Systems - 3 hours
  • Advisor Approved Electives - 6 hours

          Subtotal 42 hours

General Education Requirements

Category A

  • ENGL 100C - Intro to College Writing - 3 hours
  • COMN 145C or COMN 161C - Fundamentals of Public Speaking or Business and Professional Speaking - 3 hours

Category B Elective - 3 hours

Category C

  • ECO 150C -  Intro to Economics - 3 hours
  • Category C Elective - 3 hours

Category D

  • MA 116C College Algebra 3 hours

           Subtotal General Education 18 hours

           Total Hours in the Program 60 hours

 

 

 

 

 

Advisors for the
Information Systems Degree

  Dr. George Kontos

George Kontos
Email George
270.780.2588
C182 South Campus

 Aaron Peters.

Aaron Peters
Email Aaron
270.780.2545
C188 South Campus

 

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 Last Modified 7/23/13