Computer Information Systems/ Software Development

Computer Information Systems - Software Development

Associate of Applied Business - Curriculum Code 6618

The software development major prepares students for programming on computer platforms from microcomputers to mainframes. Students will learn to design and develop software using the procedural and object-oriented languages most commonly used in business. Additional topics covered include database design and development and an introduction to networking. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this degree, please contact Mark Harms at 440-366-7023 or

Career information for this program

Fall Semester (First Year)
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces * 3
CMMC 151 Oral Communications 3
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
MTHM 151 College Mathematics > 3
SDEV 101  College 101


Physical Education Elective


Spring Semester (First Year)
CISS 160 Introduction to Programming in C# > 4
CISS 145 Local Area Networks > 4
CISS 216 Web Development > 3
ENGL 162 College Composition II > 3
Physical Education Elective 1
Fall Semester (Second Year)
ACTG 151 Accounting I - Financial 4
BADM 155 Introduction to Business Administration OR   3
BADM 171 Introduction to E-Commerce
CISS 222 Advanced Programming in C# > 3
CISS 143 Database Design and Implementation >


Science Elective (with Lab) 4
Spring Semester (Second Year)
ACTG 152 Accounting II - Managerial > 4
CISS 226 Introduction to Programming in Java > 3
CISS 243 Web Database Integration > 4
CISS 247 Systems Development > 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology OR 3
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3

Total Credit Hours: 66


1. >   Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
2. OR Indicates that a student may select either course which may have an effect on the total credit hours.
3. *   Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
4. ^   A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established    September 1965
Revised         March 2013
Effective       August 2013



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