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Computer Information Systems

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Computer Information Systems

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology.  
  • D. Political Science Elective – Choose an additional course from Political Science.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose four courses from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Physics (not 102, 131, or 132), or ASTR 201. Two courses must be in the same subject and at least one course must be in a different subject.
  • F. Free Electives - Choose four courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Computer Information Systems degree:

CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 208 or MATH 125 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II or Introductory Statistics MATH Elect
MATH 146 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CIS 101 Computer Science 101 CS 100
CIS 142 or CIS 144 C++ Object Oriented Programming or Java Object Oriented Programming Language CS 115 and 116
CIS 244 Advanced Java-based Programming Language CS 331
PSYCH 201 General Psychology PSYC 221
PSYCH 206 Business and Industrial Psychology PSYC 301

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated December 2018