Business Academy

Queensborough Academy
The Business Academy provides the highest quality business expertise to the people and industries of New York State and the broader United States.

Computer Information Systems - Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
EN-101 English Composition I I.A 3
EN-102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA-260 or MA-321 or MA-128 Pre-calculus & Elements of Calculus for Bus. Students or
Mathematics in Contemporary Society
Calculus for Technical and Business Students
I.B 4
Laboratory science I.C 3-4
ECON-101 or ECON-102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics
II.D 3
Humanities elective II.A/II.B/II.C/II.D/II.E 3
Social Sciences or History elective (HI-100 series) II.A/II/B/II.D 3
Subtotal 22-23
Major requirements
BU-101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BU-201 Business Organization and Management 3
BU-203 Principles of Statistics 3
BU-500 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3
BU-509 Projects in Data Processing 3
BU-520 Introduction to Computer Programming for Business 3
Subtotal 19
Track A Computer Programming
BU-502 COBOL Programming 3
BU-504 Systems Analysis and Design with Business Applications 3
BU-521 Business Programming with Objects 4
BU-522 Business Programming with Visual Languages 3
BU-532 Microcomputer Operating Systems and Utility Software 3
Business elective 2-3
Subtotal 18-19
Track B Microcomputer Applications Software
BU-508 Database Management Systems 3
BU-530 Spreadsheet Applications 3
BU-532 Microcomputer Operating Systems and Utility Software 3
BU-534 Local Area Network Management 3
BU-859 Desktop Publishing (Software) 3
Business elective 3-4
Subtotal 18-19
Additional major requirements
One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): choose from BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-121; ET-842; or PH-112. 0-1
Subtotal 0-1
Total credits required 60
All students must complete two (2) Writing Intensive designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.