Information Systems Transfer Program

Degree offered

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

Credits required 63-72

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, ext. 2403

Program Goals Statement

Students have the flexibility to individualize this transfer program to meet the requirements of many four-year colleges and universities.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

After BCC

  • Recent graduates have transferred to Bridgewater State College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Bryant University, and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
  • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at BristolCC.edu/transfer

Program Information

  • BCC offers many technical courses frequently not available at four-year institutions.
  • Note: Students may be required to obtain and use specific hardware, operating systems, or applications.

Recommendations

Students should consider CIS 111 as their first course unless they have previous computer experience or took computer courses in high school. CIS 111 may be a good transfer course.

Elective Recommendations

See Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations specifically the CIS plans

Infused Competencies

Technical Literacy, First Year Experience if the student elects to take CIS 120 

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics-Micro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

COM 118Communication Skills

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Choose two of the following

HST 111The West and the World I

3 credits

And

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Or

HST 113United States History to 1877

3 credits

And

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Elective Courses

Ethical Dimensions Elective

0-3 credits

Global Awareness Elective

0-3 credits

Multicultural Perspective Elective

0-3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Choose courses from Transfer Electives and Elective Recommendations

Choose two Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning courses from

MTH 131Elements of College Mathematics

3 credits

MTH 132Calculus with Applications

3 credits

Or

MTH 251Fundamental Business Statistics

3 credits

MTH 252Statistics for Decision Making

3 credits

Or

MTH 171Precalculus - Functions

3 credits

MTH 173Trigonometry

3 credits

MTH 214Calculus I

4 credits

MTH 215Calculus II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:6-8

MTH 251 can be substituted for MTH 132.

Take courses that transfer to the college of your choice or which develop technical skills

ELECTIVE Free

3-4 credits

ELECTIVE Free

3-4 credits

ELECTIVE Free

3-4 credits

Program Courses

CIS 263Information Systems Seminar

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:1

Choose one of the following

CIS 150Oracle and SQL

3 credits

CIS 152Database Programming and Management with Access

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Program Electives - choose one of the following

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Program Electives - choose one of the following

CIS 254Advanced COBOL

3 credits

CIS 255C++ Object Oriented Programming

3 credits

CIS 256Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 257Object-Oriented JAVA Programming II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Program Electives

CIS/CIT Elective

3-4 credits

 

Choose one of the following

CIS 120Programming: Logic, Design and Implementation

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3
Note: CIS 120 covers the first year experience - if you do not elect to take CIS 120, you will need to take another course to fulfill the first year experience criteria.

Or one of the following

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

CIS 254Advanced COBOL

3 credits

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

CIS 255C++ Object Oriented Programming

3 credits

CIS 256Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

CIS 257Object-Oriented JAVA Programming II

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning Elective

3-4 credits

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

CIS 120Programming: Logic, Design and Implementation

3 credits

Or

CIS/CIT Elective

3-4 credits

History Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning Elective

3-4 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

Or

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

Or

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

Or

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

History Elective

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Free Elective

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

CIS 150Oracle and SQL

3 credits

Or

CIS 152Database Programming and Management with Access

3 credits

CIS 254Advanced COBOL

3 credits

Or

CIS 255C++ Object Oriented Programming

3 credits

Or

CIS 256Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits

Or

CIS 257Object-Oriented JAVA Programming II

4 credits

COM 118Communication Skills

3 credits

Or

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

CIS 263Information Systems Seminar

1 credit

CIS/CIT Elective

3-4 credits

Free Elective

3 credits

Free Elective

3 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics-Micro

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

 

Link to the main site.