This program is designed for students who wish to enter the
information-processing field. The program contains a broad general
education component and provides students with a solid foundation in
computer hardware and software, personal computer maintenance,
programming, networking, and web page design. Students earning this
degree may enter directly into a variety of positions in the business
and industrial community. In addition, there is opportunity for students
to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Candidates for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Information Systems at Arkansas Northeastern College are required, as a condition of graduation, to participate in the outcomes assessments conducted by the academic units of the College, including general education. The National Occupational Competency Institute (NOCTI) Written Assessment of Computer Technology exam is administered in the semester the student completes their degree requirements.
Do you like a "hands-on" type job or one that involves working behind a desk?
Do you desire a job that follows a routine or one that changes from day to day?
Do you prefer working alone or working with people to solve problems?
Do you want a job that requires you to constantly learn new technologies or would you prefer to work in a job where the skill set remains relatively constant?
Do you like to multitask or do you prefer to work on one thing at a time?
Possible Work Settings