Computer Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2022-2023 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 I 14
Professional & Technical Communication 43
Area II: Mathematics
Choose one from the following for three - four credits:
College Algebra 13
Trigonometry & Pre-Calculus 14
Introduction to Statistics 13
Applications of Calculus I 13
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 14
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Introduction to Computer Science 14
Area V: Humanities
Choose one from the following for three credits:
Logic, Reasoning, & Critical Thinking 13
Introduction to Ethics 13
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 245Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems3
CTEC 290Network Security3
or CTEC 285 Connecting Networks
or OECS 269 Network Security
CSEC 280Introduction to Cyber Defense3
or CSEC 285 Introduction to Managing Information Security
Electives
At least 12 credits of courses with the following prefixes 212
BCIS, C S, CTEC, CSEC, E T, ICT or OECS
Total Credits60-66
1

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.

2

Note the total required credits must equal at least 60 credits.

(60 credits)

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
Mobile Application Programming
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 Connecting Networks
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 Fundamentals of Cloud Based Data Systems 1-3
Elective 1 6
 Credits16-18
 Total Credits60-65
1

Approved Elective with prefix of BCIS, C S, CTEC, E T, ICT, or OECS