This program is designed for students who wish to enter the
information-processing field. The program contains a broad general
education component and provides a solid foundation in computer courses,
exposes the student to computer networking, personal computer
maintenance, and basic website design. Students earning this degree may
enter directly into a variety of positions in the business and
industrial community with knowledge of computer hardware, software,
programming, networking, and web page design. 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 workin 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