Academic Program - Computer Information Systems

Mission Statement

The Computer Information Systems program is designed to prepare students for a career in computer technology or to transfer to a 4-year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree. The program provides the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a successful career in those areas of business, education, government, and other fields in which computers are routinely used for information processing. In particular, the Computer Information Systems program offers instruction for students interested in microcomputer-based computer careers. The courses teach students how software and hardware interrelate to build a cohesive approach to solving problems..

Program Goals

  • Goal 1: Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency with office software.
  • Goal 2: Students will demonstrate proficiency with computer programming constructs and be able to develop desktop and/or web-based applications.
  • Goal 3: Students will be able to assemble, maintain and troubleshoot a computer system.
  • Goal 4: Oral Communication: the ability to effectively articulate verbal content, formally or informally.
  • Goal 5: Written Communication: the ability to express ideas in writing.
  • Goal 6: Develop self-awareness as a writer in an academic setting


Program Contacts

Computer Engineering:
Maria Burness

Chair, Department of Mathematics & Engineering

Department Mathematics & Engineering
Office K302B
Phone 410 386-8526


CIS Web Developer, and Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Computer Programmer:
Bill Warburton

Assistant Professor

Department Office Technology/Information Technology
Office M250M
Phone 410 386-8464


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