Tompkins Cortland Community College

CIS 108 - Intro to Computer Information Systems


This course is an introduction to computer technology, models, and systems/networks as well as computer programming designed for Computer Information Systems students. Students are introduced to important hardware/software terminology, models and designs used in the industry, and to problem-solving and programming using a current programming language, such as Python, or Java. Topics include technological models, network and structured program design protocols, algorithm development, testing and debugging, and program documentation. Students may not apply credit for both CIS 108 and CSCI 160 toward degree requirements. Prerequisites: MATH 095 if required by placement; prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL100 or ESL 120, 121, and 122 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.