CURRICULAR GUIDE

Computer Programmer/Analyst
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0113  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

Programmer/Analysts plan, develop, test, and document computer programs at the
request of a specific user, applying knowledge of programming techniques and
computer systems.  They may evaluate user requests to determine feasibility,
cost and time required, as well as compatibility with current system and
computer capabilities.  In addition, they read manuals, periodicals, and
technical reports to develop programs that meet user requirements.  They
formulate a plan outlining steps required to develop programs and convert
project specifications into program source instructions which are entered into
the computer system and tested.  They may write documentation and the user

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 30 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CABS 195    Microsoft Windows                                                2
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems                                      3
CISB 102    Internet Literacy                                                3
CISB 114    Programming Logic                                                3
CISB 130    Data Communications                                              3
CISB 133    Operating Systems                                                3
CISB 200    Info Sys Tech/Problem Solving                                    3
CISB 250    Database Concepts                                                3
CISB 260    Systems Analysis and Design                                      4
CISB 261    Systems Implementation                                           3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 32-36 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area                                   3
            Science/Technology Core Area (See Note 2)                        0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 3)         0
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Programming Tracks (Choose 2 Subchoices)                14 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Visual Basic Programming Track
CISB 119    Intro Window Prog Visual BASIC                                   4
CISB 122    Adv Windows Prog Visual BASIC                                    3

Subchoice 2B: C Programming Track
CISB 180    Intro to C/C++ Program for Bus                                   3
CISB 280    Adv C/C++ Program with OOP                                       4

Subchoice 2C: COBOL Programming Track
CISB 170    COBOL I                                                          4
CISB 270    COBOL II                                                         3

Subchoice 2D: Internet Programming Track
CISB 253    WWW Interactive Programming                                      4
CISB 283    Intro to JAVA Programming                                        3

CHOICE 3:   Writing                                                3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 124    Technical Writing                                                3

CHOICE 4:   Global Perspectives                                      3 Credits
MGMT 234    Diversity in the Workplace                                       3
OADM 275    Cultural Differenes in Busn                                      3

CHOICE 5:   Business Related                                       3-4 Credits
ACCG 100    Practical Accounting Non-Major                                   3
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
BUSN 118    Introduction to Business                                         3

CHOICE 6:   Computer related (See Note 4)                          6-8 Credits
CABS 110    Microsoft Office                                                 3
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        2
CABS 232    Advanced Microsoft Access                                        2
CABS 234    Programming Microsoft Access                                     2
CISB 136    SQL:  Structured Query Language                                  2
CISB 143    ORACLE Database for Business                                     2
CISB 203    Developing Pages for the Web                                     3
CISB 204    Commercial Internet Site Mgmt                                    3
CISB 230    Intro to Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 231    Advanced Local Area Networks                                     3
CISB 233    Microsoft Windows NT Server                                      3
CISB 234    Linux/UNIX Operating System                                      3
CISB 235    Microcomputer Hardware Support                                   3
CISB 236    Microcomputer Software Support                                   3
CISB 245    Programming Internship                                           3
CISB 247    Microcomputer Project                                            2
CISB 281    Visual C++ Programming                                           3
COOP 210    Cooperative Education (Tech)                                     3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   62

1.    Students must complete one course from Choice 3 to fulfill the
      requirements for this Core area.
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    Students must complete one course from Choice 4 to fulfill the
      requirements for this Core area.
4.    Students may also select from unchosen courses in Choice 2 Programming
      Tracks or other CABS and CISB courses approved by a program advisor.
5.    For graduation from this program, a student must have earned a minimum
      2.0 grade in each course with a CABS or CISB prefix.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
CABS 195          CISB 130          CISB 200          CISB 261
CISB 100          CISB 133          CISB 260          Lim.Ch.2
CISB 102          CISB 250          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.4
CISB 114          Lim.Ch.1          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.6
Lim.Ch.3          Lim.Ch.2          Lim.Ch.6          Lim.Ch.6