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Associate in Information Systems

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The students also receive a foundation in social science studies, including humanities and technical communications. Other areas of study include math and science. Students who complete the online information studies degree are ready to perform from day one as an effective team member in any organizational setting.

The Results

Graduates of this Information Systems degree program will be qualified for a range of entry-level positions in the information field, in jobs such as information or network technicians, database technicians, business applications specialists and other related career areas. Students are involved with coursework that enhances an understanding of these occupations and prepares them for more advanced educational opportunities such as the Bachelor of science with a major in information systems also offered by Trine University.

Additional Information

An Associate of science with a major in information systems degree requires 60 credit hours:

General Education - 22 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
Science elective - 3 credit hours
Social Science elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities elective - 3 credit hours
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 133 Technical Communications
BA 113 Business Computer Applications
General Education Elective - 1 credit hour

Program Core - 24 credit hours

BA 123 Business Concepts
CSIT 103 Introduction to Information Systems
CSIT 123 IT Infrastructure Basics
INF 153 Python
INF 263 Database Management
INF 383 Data Visualization
CSIT 223 Network Management
COM 243 Digital Media Creation

Additional requirements - 13 credit hours

UE 101 University Experience
Unrestricted Electives - 13 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
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