Computer Information Systems

Associate in Science (A.S.)


Associate in Science (A.S.)

The Experience

Envision yourself building software for a company, or imagine a career designing computer information systems so that organizations can run more efficiently.

Organizations today seek professionals who are tech-savvy. They want employees who can offer technical solutions to meet their business needs. A degree path in Computer Information Systems is tailored for those who are interested in a high-tech career.

Designed for Analytical Thinkers

FLCC’s Computer Information Systems program takes an applied approach to learning, allowing you to explore many different areas of computer science. With less emphasis on physics and calculus, this degree is tailored for analytical thinkers who share a strong interest in technology and data.

This degree features a solid core of classes in computer science. You’ll graduate with a foundation of knowledge in information systems, software development, programming, and data structures.

Online Learning

Online learning provides a convenient and flexible way to earn an education. Study on your time and from a location that fits your busy schedule. FLCC’s Computer Information Systems degree is available partially online, so you can complete courses outside the classroom.

FLCC Online

The Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

  • Apply computational concepts and analytical thinking in the development of computer algorithms and solutions.
  • Compare information systems and technologies used in organizations, explaining their impact on the success of organizations.
  • Apply computer algorithms and solutions to solve theoretical problems in businesses and/or organizational operations.
  • Analyze the social context of computing as it impacts individuals, organizations and society (including ethical, legal, security and global policy issues).

Transfer Opportunities

There are many avenues you can take with your Computer Information Systems degree after FLCC. Most grads move on to a four-year school.

The colleges listed below all offer bachelor's in information systems or closely related programs.

  • SUNY Brockport
  • Buffalo State
  • Farmingdale State College
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Old Westbury
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Stony Brook University

Career Opportunities

This program is for those who have a passion for computers, including hardware and software. If you are unsure which area of computers interests you the most, you will be able to explore your options and count on flexible transfer options.

Your education will prepare you for advanced degree opportunities in:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Information Management
  • Web and Mobile Computing