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Computer Information Systems

For students attending: Oakton 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 EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Sociology (not 240), or Social Science (not 240).  
  • D. Political Science Elective - Choose any Political Science course.
  • E. Science Electives - Choose four courses from the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, 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 Systems degree:

OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 or MAT 131 Calculus II or Elementart Statistics MATH  Elect
MAT 144 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Information Systems CS 100
CSC 155 or CSC 156 C++ Computer Science I or JAVA Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 240 or CSC 241 C++ Data Structures or Java Data Structures CS 331
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 221
PSY 221 Psychology in Business and Industry PSYC 301

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

Updated October 2018