Information Technology – Information Systems

The Information Systems curriculum is designed to prepare graduates for employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage, and communicate information. This is a flexible curriculum that can be customized to meet community information systems needs.

Coursework will develop a student’s ability to communicate complex technical issues related to computer hardware, software, and networks in a manner that computer users can understand. Classes cover computer operations and terminology, operating systems, database, networking, security, and technical support.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to manage information. Graduates should be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science Degree and one Certificate. The appropriate coursework is listed below.

Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Information Technology – Information Systems Degree (A25590I)
  • Information Systems Certificate (C25590I)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Information Technology - Information Systems

Curriculum Code: A25590I

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 2 3 3
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
13 7 16

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Com or 3 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 3
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 2 3 3
CTI 110 Web, Pmg, & Db Foundation 2 2 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or 3 2 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra (3) (2) (4)
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
12 10 15 – 16

Summer Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTS 155 Tech Support Functions 2 2 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 0 3
NOS 120 Linux/Unix Single User 2 2 3
NOS 130 Windows Single User 2 2 3
9 6 12

Fall Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTI 140 Virtualization Concepts 1 4 3
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 3
CTS 285 System Analysis and Design 3 0 3
NOS 230 Windows Admin I 2 2 3
 PSY 150 General Psychology** 3 0 3
11 9 15

Spring Semester (2nd Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTI 141 Cloud & Storage Concepts 1 4 3
CTS 240 Project Management 2 2 3
CTS 289 System Support Project 1 4 3
NOS 231 Windows Admin II 2 2 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
9 12 15
Total Semester Hours:  73 – 74
*PSY 150 is a transferable course.

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
*ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 230 Leadership Development
HUM 110 Technology and Society *MUS 110 Music Appreciation
HUM 115 Critical Thinking *PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
*Approved as Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. 

Course Requirements for Information Systems Certificate

Curriculum Code: (C25590I)

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic 2 3 3
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 3
CTS 115 Info Systems Business Concept 3 0 3
9 7 12

Spring Semester (1st Year)

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
CTI 110 Web, Pmg, & Db Foundation 2 2 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 3
4 5 6
Total Semester Hours: 18


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