Business Information Systems Career

Program Goals Statement

Students will be prepared to work in the Information Technology field in a wide variety of support roles.

Students develop basic skills in a wide range of areas including application development and use, web development, databases, operating systems and analysis and design. This broad range of topics prepares them for jobs in small business and for support careers.

Program information

• Students who elect to take EGR 133 in combination with CIS 121 and CIS 160 are prepared to take the A+ Certification examination, the recognized industry standard for computer service technicians.

• The optional Cooperative Education program places students in computer-related positions, where they can earn course credit, wages, and experience.

• Note: Students may be required to obtain and use specific hardware, operating systems, or applications.

• Transfer credit for any Computer Information Systems (CIS or CIT) course must be approved by the CI Department Chair or by a full-time CI faculty member. 

After Bristol

• Recent graduates are in high demand and have moved into various types of employment, including positions such as help desk technician, office specialist, computer sales, or consultant. Some have started their own businesses. Frequently, they serve as the computer person in a small company. 

Infused General Education Competencies 

Technical Literacy, First Year Experience 

Item #
Title
Credits

Elective Courses

 +
12-16
Total credits:
60-66

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
Global Awareness Elective  +
3
Social Phenomenon Elective  +
3
CIS/CIT Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
28

Overview

Subject

Type

Associate Degree

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems (Business Information Systems Concentration)

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean
sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair
priscilla.grocer@bristolcc.edu