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Computer Information Systems / Computer Science / Bioinformatics Foundations Overview

Computer Information Systems / Computer Science / Bioinformatics Foundations

Career/Program Overview

Rochester Community and Technical College offers several Computer Careers program/degree options. These options include an AS in Computer Information Systems, an AS in Computer Science, and an AS in Bioinformatics Foundations.

Curriculum-at-a-Glance

The AS degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Bioinformatics Foundations require Computer Science Concepts, Programming & Problem Solving and Algorithms & Data Structures. These AS degrees target a broad range of students interested in Computer Science/Information Systems and are intended for students planning to transfer to a variety of CS, CIS, IT and associated four-year degree programs.

Program/Degree Options

The Computer Information Systems (CIS), Bioinformatics Foundations (CIS) and Computer Science (CS) A.S. degrees are intended for students planning to transfer to a four-year degree program. The degrees are articulated with a variety of four-year degree programs (primarily with Winona State University).

Program Start Date(s)

General course work can be taken any semester.  It is possible to complete the programs on either a part-time or a full-time basis.

Career Opportunities/Information

For Computer Science/Information Systems and Bioinformatics Foundations, the Department of Labor predicts that employment is expected to increase much faster than the average as organizations continue to adopt increasingly sophisticated technologies.

Accreditations/Articulations

Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations/

Additional Information

Program Website: http://www.rctc.edu/program/comp/
Program Plan: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/programs
More Information: http://www.rctc.edu/contact

Overview content updated: 2017-04-17
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