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Management Information Systems Transfer (A.S.)

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Official Title of Major: Management Information Systems Transfer, A.S.
(Note: Program has received MHEC approval for fall 2024. Students may enroll in required courses.)

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.

Total Credit Hours: 60

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About the Department of Computer Information Systems

Purpose: This transfer program provides a solid foundation in the management of information systems for students who either want to transfer to a four-year university or enter the job market as an entry-level Information Technology Specialist. Students who have already selected a transfer college/university should consult with the Computer Information Systems Academic Chair to plan their program and to keep abreast of program changes and updates to the articulation agreements between Anne Arundel Community College and the transfer institutions.

Additional Degree Requirements

A grade of C or better is required in each Management Information Systems Transfer course requirement.

Related Majors

Students may wish to also review requirements for the similar majors linked below.

Graduation Requirements

Refer to Academic Regulations on Graduation Requirements  for college-wide graduation requirements.

Honors Program Courses

If you qualify for the Honors Program, you may take honors versions  of some courses (such as ENG 101H , ENG 102H , etc.).

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General Education Requirements: 34-35 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education and Diversity, Technology and Wellness Requirements  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English Composition: 6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

Two different disciplines required.

CTP 194  is required.

Refer to General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 7 credits

At least one laboratory science course required. Refer to General Education Biological and Physical Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3 credits

Refer to General Education Mathematics Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Refer to General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Additional General Education Requirements: 6-7 credits

Wellness General Education course 3 credit hours
Refer to General Education Wellness Requirement 
for list of approved courses.

Technology General Education Requirement 3-4 credit hours. Choose one from the following:

Diversity Requirement

All students in associate degree programs must satisfy the diversity requirement. In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.

Technology Requirement:

Satisfied by CTA 100  or CTP 103  or CTP 115  or CTS 107 .

Wellness Requirement

Satisfied by the General Education Wellness Requirement.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply managerial concepts and principles in the development and operation of information systems
  2. Apply systems analysis, IS design and project management concepts
  3. Analyze technical concepts in information technology
  4. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  5. Design, implement and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  6. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.

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