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Metropolitan Community College Computer Science Program

Computer Science Information Systems Curriculum

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Blue River: Brian Hurley, 816.604.6659
MCC-Longview: Cindy Herbert, 816.604.2356
MCC-Maple Woods: Rani Duggal, 816.604.6632
MCC-Penn Valley: Victorie Edwards, Ed.D., 816.604.4455

Important: MCC recently updated the BSAD course designator for its business courses to either BUSN or ACCT. Please refer to the Business Course Crosswalk (PDF) to determine the name of the new BUSN or ACCT course that will fulfill the BSAD requirement on your degree plan.

A.A.S. Computer Science and Information Systems

A.A.S. Computer Science and Information Systems: Software Development (PDF) Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

General Education Requirements
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History Since 1865 or
Introduction to  U. S. National Politics
MATH 120 College Algebra or higher 3
COMM 100
COMM 102
Fundamentals of Speech or
Fundamentals of Human Communications
Any course numbered 100 or above from the following disciplines:
ART, ANTH, COMM, ECON, ENGL, Foreign Language, GEOG (except 104 & 110 and GIS courses), HIST, HUMN,  MUSI, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, SIGN, SOSC, SOCI, THEA
Any course numbered 100 or above from the following disciplines:
BIOL, CHEM, GEOG (104 & 110), GEOL, MATH 120 or above, PHYS
Specific Program Requirements
BUSN 105 Business Communications 3
CSIS 110 Information Technology Fundamentals 3
CSIS 115 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
Emphasis Area
CSIS 119 Scripting Fundamentals 3
CSIS 123 Programming Fundamentals 3
CSIS 128 Web Development 3
CSIS 143 Database Design and Management 3
CSIS 152 Linux Operating System 3
CSIS 161 Networking Fundamentals 3
CSIS 170 Principles of Information Security 3
CSIS 222 Object-Oriented Programming with Java 3
CSIS 223 Object-Oriented Programming with C++ 3
CSIS 228 Advanced Web Development 3
CSIS 279 Web Database Programming 3
Total Credit Hours Required 60-65