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2013-14 College Catalog

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Information Systems Management–Office Systems - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

A Business Administration Area of Study

Application Code 229

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

Since the use of computers has become increasingly commonplace, the need for personnel to help government and industry utilize this tool more effectively continues to grow. This area of study prepares students for some of the occupations which rely on a firm knowledge of computer systems, including information center specialist, liaison with user departments, and office automation analyst. This area of study is designed to transfer to a Bachelor of Arts degree at UMBC where various upper-level courses would then be taken.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

9-11

One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

-History Core Course

3

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Courses

7-8

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-145Business Calculus

3 credits

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3 credits

-or

CMSY-129Principles of the Internet

3 credits

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

BMGT-145Principles of Management

3 credits

CMSY-120Introduction to Computer Systems

3 credits

CMSY-121Structured Logic and Program Design

3 credits

CMSY-190Introduction to Visual Basic.NET

3 credits

CMSY-250Systems Analysis and Design

3

ECON-102Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

MATH-138Statistics

4 credits

SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 62-65