Associate Degree

Information Systems & Analytics

An affordable path to prepare for a career in technology, this associate’s program transfers to a bachelor’s degree.

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The AAS in Information Systems and Analytics program will educate students in basic technical skills to create, control, and leverage information and data resources of an organization that relates to business intelligence, data mining, and “big data” management, and thereby contribute to the professions, communities, and organizations to which they belong.

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Career Paths
Actuaries
Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the financial costs of risk and uncertainty.
Computer Network Architects
Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Intranets.
Computer Programmers
Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Information Security Analysts
Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of computer networks.
Web Developers and Digital Designers
Web developers create and maintain websites. Digital designers develop, create, and test website or interface layout, functions, and navigation for usability.

What Will You Learn

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Students will be able to design and develop an object-oriented program that uses the Java programming language, the Java Swing framework for its graphical user interface, and uses the Java class library to read and write sequential text files.

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Students will be able to design and develop a website that uses Hypertest Markup Language (HTML) for its content, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for its presentation, and JavaScript for its behavior.

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Students will be able to utilize MS EXCEL and MS ACCESS to construct models used to evaluate business data.

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Students will be able to formulate effective business communications that reflect professionalism and ethics in the business environment.

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Students will be able to calculate and interpret descriptive statistics and probabilities.

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Students will be able to research and evaluate the role of information systems related to various software applications and technology as business decision-making resources.

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About

The AAS in Information Systems and Analytics program will educate students in basic technical skills to create, control, and leverage information and data resources of an organization that relates to business intelligence, data mining, and “big data” management, and thereby contribute to the professions, communities, and organizations to which they belong.

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Program Benefits

Earning an AAS degree in Information Systems and Analytics will prepare students for employment opportunities and meet educational requirements for continuation towards a bachelor of applied science degree in supervision and management at GMC. Upon completion of this degree, graduates will be able to transfer credits to a BAS degree program in management or a computer/management information systems-related field of study.

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Program Cost

Average Cost for Degree:

$14,112

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Degree Program Coordinator and Business/Computer Information Systems Division Chair:

Degree Program Coordinator /Division Chair:

Samantha Bettonsbetton@gmc.edu

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Oct 19, 2022

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Oct 19, 2022

Jan 11, 2022

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