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Computer Information Systems

For students attending: Elgin Community College
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: History, Humanities (not 116),  International Studies, or Literature.  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Psychology (not 101,201),  or Sociology.  
  • D. Policial Science Elective – Choose one course from Policial Science (not 219).
  • E. Science Electives - Choose four courses from the following subjects: Astronomy, Biology, or Chemistry (not 101), or Physics.  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 System degree:

ECC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 210 or MTH 120 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II or Statistics I MATH Elect
CIS 121 Computer Science I CS 100
CIS 207 Java Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 127 Discrete Structure CS 330
CIS 223 Computer Science II CS 331
CIS 227 Computer Organization CS 350
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221

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

Updated October 2018