Associate in Science in Computer Information Systems
Hudson Valley Community College

Program Details

Hudson Valley Community College’s Computer Information Systems AS program is an online computer information systems degree that is a transfer-oriented program.  It is designed to parallel the first two years of a four-year degree in computer science, information technology, informatics, or technology and computer information systems.  In fact, there are articulation agreements in place with several colleges and universities and meets most, if not all, of the lower division course requirements for computer science degrees.  Above all, this is a flexible degree that leads to careers in computer and information security and game design, although additional education may be required to qualify for some positions.  

You will compete courses that focus on people, processes, systems, security, collaboration, and ethics.  Topics covered include:

  • Programming and Logic
  • Analysis and Design of Information Systems
  • Project Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Database Management

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Algebra, geometry, and algebra II or three years of equivalent math with 80% or higher in each