Computing and Information Sciences

The Computing and Information Sciences Department oversees degrees, certificates and coursework related to the fields of information science, information management, programming, web design and system and network administration.

The department continually updates course content so students learn the most relevant programming languages and information technologies.

Programs

The following degree and certificate programs are offered by the department:

Administrative Information Management and Technology A.A.S.
This degree provides you with a foundation of skills in information management and technology used in today's office environment. The coursework is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to start a career as an administrative office professional or technical assistant in the public or private sector.

Computer Information Systems A.S.
In this program, coursework parallels the first two years of a four-year degree program in computer science, information technology, informatics, technology or computer information systems. Students looking to transfer to a four-year SUNY computer science program can complete the Computer Information Systems Computer Science Track to meet the lower division course requirements outlined in the SUNY Transfer Path in computer science.

Computer Information Systems A.A.S.
This program provides you with a strong foundation in a variety of computer information systems topics, including: programming and logic; information resource management; database management systems; and business analytics. You will be exposed to relevant programming languages, web design in accord with W3C UCD principles; big data/analytics; game design; and robotics.

The following tracks are available in this program:

Health Information Management and Technology A.A.S.
This degree provides you with a foundation of skills to become a medical office assistant, health information technician, medical coding specialist and/or health insurance billing specialist. Coursework maps to American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) curriculum and prepares you for Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Physical Practice Management (CPPM) exams.

IT Help Desk Support Certificate
This program will give you a strong foundation to enter the workforce in the information technology field as a computer support specialist or help desk support technician, providing assistance to those using computer software or equipment.

Academic Advisement

Students in this department receive academic advisement through the School of Business Advisement Center.

Faculty

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Get in Touch

Department or program information:

James Looby
COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Brahan Hall, Room 206

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.