Computer Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2021-2022 Catalog

(60 credits)

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

The New Mexico General Education Requirements can be found in the section titled, “Transfer Among New Mexico Institutions of Higher Education".

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and V; student do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.17-18
Area I: Communications
Composition I4
Professional & Technical Communication3
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following for three - four credits:
College Algebra3
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus4
Introduction to Statistics3
Applications of Calculus I3
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Introduction to Computer Science4
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following for three credits:
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking3
Introduction to Ethics3
Major Requirements
CTEC 120IT Infrastructure Support I3
or OECS 185 PC Maintenance and Repair I
CTEC 140Introduction to Database Design3
or OECS 220 Database Application and Design
CTEC 145Introduction to Database Management3
or OECS 235 Structured Query Language (SQL)
Choose one from the following:3-4
JAVA Programming1-3
Mobile Application Development1-3
Computer Science Principles4
Choose one from the following:3-4
JAVA Programming1-3
Python Programming1-3
Java Programming3
Computer Science I4
CTEC 158Visual Basic Programming1-3
CTEC 180Introduction to Networking3-4
or OECS 261 Introduction to Networks
CTEC 240Fundamentals of Database Management3
CTEC 2453
CTEC 290Network Security3
CSEC 280Introduction to Cyber Defense3
or CSEC 285 Introduction to Managing Information Security
Electives
At least 12 credits of courses with the following prefixes 112
BCIS, C S, CTEC, CSEC, E T, ICT or OECS
Total Credits60-66

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

The New Mexico General Education Requirements can be found in the section titled, “Transfer Among New Mexico Institutions of Higher Education".

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
CTEC 180 Introduction to Networking 3-4
CTEC 120
IT Infrastructure Support I
or PC Maintenance and Repair I
3
CTEC 140
Introduction to Database Design
or Database Application and Design
3
Elective 1 3
 Credits16-17
Spring
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
Choose one from the following: 3-4
College Algebra  
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus  
Introduction to Statistics  
Applications of Calculus I  
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  
CTEC 145
Introduction to Database Management
or Structured Query Language (SQL)
3
CTEC 150

or Mobile Application Development
3
Elective 1 3
 Credits15-16
Second Year
Fall
C S 171G Introduction to Computer Science 4
CTEC 240 Fundamentals of Database Management 3
CTEC 290
Network Security
or Network Security
3
Choose one from the following: 3-4
JAVA Programming  
Python Programming  
Java Programming  
Computer Science I  
 Credits13-14
Spring
PHIL 1120G
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking
or Introduction to Ethics
3
CTEC 158 Visual Basic Programming 3
CSEC 280
Introduction to Cyber Defense
or Introduction to Managing Information Security
3
CTEC 245 1-3
Elective 1 6
 Credits16-18
 Total Credits60-65