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    Sep 25, 2023  
2023-2024 | Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 | Academic Catalog

Business Systems | A.A.B.

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The Business Systems program helps students find ways to increase office productivity through the use of computer technology.♦

Program Outcomes ►
The student will

  1. integrate Edison State core values into every aspect of the program;
  2. incorporate Edison State general education outcomes into every aspect of the program;                                    
  3. evaluate and analyze problems and apply the tools of logical problem solving;         
  4. demonstrate basic computer skills in areas such as applications, operating systems and programming;           
  5. support new technology and demonstrate sufficient knowledge to adapt to this technology;  
  6. recognize and understand data communication and its relationship to solve business related technological problems and issues;
  7. apply programming, database, operating systems, virtual machine concepts, security and business application skills to troubleshoot and solve information technology problems specific to degree option; and    
  8. demonstrate ability to research, select, use and troubleshoot hardware, software and network connections appropriate to degree option.

Semester 1

  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications 1  3     ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  CIS 211S Operating System Concepts      3    
  COM 121S Introduction to Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I      3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective 2 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Or any combination chosen from CIS 101S, CIS 102S, CIS 103S or CIS 104S. 
2Refer to AAB general education requirements.

Semester 2

  BUS 110S Introduction to Business    3     ►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school.
  CIS 201S Word Processing      3    
  CIS 214S Networking Essentials       3    
  MTH 122S College Algebra  OR     3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics         
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Credit Hours 15      
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.  

Semester 3

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting    4     ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Student should consider choice of internship or the capstone course for 4th semester. If choosing internship, student should apply for it.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Business Systems Certificate, CIS Certificate or Help Desk Short-Term Technical Certificate.
  BUS 223S Business Communication   3    
  CIS 117S Cloud Foundations   1    
  CIS 202S Spreadsheets   3    
  CIS 203S Database Applications    3    
  MKT 218S Customer Service   1    
  Credit Hours 15    

Semester 4

  BUS 221S Principles of Organizational Behavior    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.

►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year school, if applicable.
  CIS 290S Capstone Project  OR 3    
  CIS 291L Internship Experience  AND      
  CIS 291R Internship Seminar        
  IMD 121S Fundamentals of Web Development  2    
  IMD 131S Fundamentals of Graphic Design   2    
  ENG 125S Technical Writing  OR 3    
  MGT 223S Project Management            
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 16    
  1To be chosen from CIS 121S, CIS 212S, CIS 213S, CIS 221S, IMD 215S, IMD 221S, IMD 222S, or IMD 241S.

Total Credit Hours | 61

♦ Students who cannot demonstrate basic computer skills must take Introduction to Computers before entering this program.