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Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Information Systems (A.S.)


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Program: A.S.
Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering Technology & Information Systems and Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 205 ~ 260-481-6338 ~ www.ceit.ipfw.edu


 The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing appropriate to the discipline.
  • An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • An ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
  • An understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  • An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
  • Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
  • An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
  •  An understanding of processes that support the delivery and management of information systems within a specific application environment.

This program is focused on fundamental computing courses. All requirements may be applied to the B.S. program in information systems. Graduates of the A.S. program typically continue in the B.S. program, although they are qualified for employment opportunities in the computer field.

To earn the A.S. with a major in information systems, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and complete the following courses. Only courses in your major field in which you have earned a grade of C or better can be applied to the degree or used to satisfy prerequisites. A maximum of 10 credits of D grades will be accepted in other courses.

IPFW General Education Requirements Credits:18


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 6


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


 See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 3


Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Approved Elective Credits: 6


Total Credits: 61


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