The Information Management Systems (IMS) Department trains students using state-of-the art technology, computer labs and classrooms.
Each academic year the department develops curriculum packets for new students. There are two curriculum packets: the OSA Packet, and the MIS and CSC Packet. These include specific course requirements for each degree and certificate.
The department is divided into three areas.
Office Systems and Applications (OSA)
Office Systems and Applications (A.A.S.)
Concentrations: Administrative Assistant, Office Manager, Legal Office Assistant, Graphics and Desktop Publisher, Web Design Assistant, Help Desk Specialist, Medical Secretary
Related certificates: Administrative Assistant (Certificate) | Data Entry (Certificate) | Graphics and Desktop Publisher (Certificate) | Legal Office Assistant (Certificate) | Medical Secretary (Certificate) | Microsoft Office Specialist (Certificate) | Help Desk Specialist (Certificate) | Receptionist/Office Assistant (Certificate)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management Information Systems (A.A.S.)Concentrations: E-Commerce, Application Development, Web Development
Related certificates: Android Developer (Certificate) | Android Programmer (Certificate) | Associate Database Administrator (Certificate) | C# Programmer (Certificate) | E-Commerce Assistant (Certificate) | iOS Developer (Certificate) | iOS Programmer (Certificate) | Java Programmer (Certificate) | Multimedia Designer (Certificate) | PHP Programmer (Certificate) | Software Developer (Certificate) | Visual Basic.NET Programmer (Certificate) | Website Designer (Certificate) | Website Developer (Certificate)
Computer Science (CSC)
Computer Science is the study of computers and computational systems. Computer scientists deal mostly with software and software systems; this includes their theory, design, development, and application.
Principal areas of study within Computer Science include artificial intelligence, computer systems and networks, security, database systems, human computer interaction, vision and graphics, numerical analysis, programming languages, software engineering, bioinformatics and theory of computing.
The IMS department offers numerous support services for students. Our IMS Tutoring Center is located in Building T along with Tech Tutors. We have certification testing information, a free software program, getting-started course surveys, faculty information, and more.
MIS Program and Internship Coordinator Ed Martig, M.S., at (708) 974-5448 or firstname.lastname@example.org
IMS Coordinator and Tutor Supervisor Nancy E. Woodard, M.P.M., at (708) 974-5732 or email@example.com
Department Chair Michelle August, M.A., at (708) 974-5622 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.”
—Steve Jobs, The Lost Interview.