College Catalog

Academic Programs - School of Business

Computer Information Systems: Internet and Web Programming
Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5101
Chairperson: James G. Looby
Brahan Hall, Room 206, (518) 629-7225

This program has been deactivated effective Fall 2008 and as such, applications are no longer being accepted.

The Internet and Web Programming degree is intended for students seeking employment in local government and industry as Internet application developers and programmers. This degree provides students with a strong information systems and business background with further detailed specialization in several Internet programming languages, Internet-based database management and Internet technologies. A few of the common job titles for a student completing the Internet and Web Programming degree include: Internet Applications or Internet programmer designer/analyst, internet technical sales, Internet systems applications specialist/ technician/engineer, and Internet quality and assurance/test engineer.

All CISS courses must have been taken within seven years in order to be applicable toward this degree program.

Please note: Quite often specific programming language skills are sought. (e.g. Java Programmer, VB.Net developer, PHP and MySQL specialist or XML programmer/engineer).

Courses Notes High School Average
Algebra and geometry or 2 years of equivalent academic math including 1 semester of Math B (80 or above in each course) 2.0 average for transfers. Computer course recommended. 80+

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $630.

Course No. First Term Credit Hrs.
FORM 104 College Forum* (1)
CISS 100 Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences 3
CISS 102 Introduction to the Linux Operating System 1
CISS 110 Programming and Logic I 4
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
  ISCI 135 Information Design or 3
  ARTS 145 Introduction to Electronic Art  
  Term Total 14
Course No. Second Term Credit Hrs.
CISS 101 Business Computing Application and Analytics Development 3
CISS 111 Programming and Logic II - Data Structures 3
CISS 220 Introduction to Web Design and Development 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3
  Liberal Arts and Science Elective 3
  Math/Science Elective 3
  Term Total 18
Course No. Third Term Credit Hrs.
CISS 210 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
CISS 225 Web Design - Server Side Programming with PHP and MySQL 3
CISS 240 Object Oriented Design with Java 3
CISS 260 Internship 3
  Liberal Arts and Science Elective 3
  Term Total 15
Course No. Fourth Term Credit Hrs.
ACTG 110 Financial Accounting 4
CISS 250 Database Management Systems 4
** CIS Sequence 3
  Math/Science Elective 3
  Social Science Elective 3
  Term Total 17

*Required of first time, full-time students.

** CIS Sequence options (one sequence required): CISS 210-CISS 211, CISS 220-CISS 221, CISS 220-CISS 225, CISS 240-CISS 241