Computer / Information Systems

Information Systems students working at computers

Computer / Information Systems is a great choice for students interested in learning more about the use of computers and information for increased creativity and productivity. This program will provide students with an overall better understanding of software applications that make computers capable of performing specific tasks.


Contact Information

This program is in the Division of Business, Technology and Allied Health.

Check Your Progress

As a current student, you can track your progress towards completion using DSCC's Degree Planning System (DegreeWorks).


The INFORMATION SYSTEMS emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway) is designed to provide the student with the first two years of education necessary to complete a degree in Information Systems at a four-year college or university. DSCC offers dual admission opportunities with several universities.

Degree Plan Requirements for the Information Systems emphasis by catalog year: 
2016-2017, 2015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Typical jobs: Computer programmer, computer support specialists, network administrator, database developer, database administrator, information security specialist, systems administrator, chief information officer, information technology director, systems analyst, cloud architect, computer forensic investigator, mobile application developer, web developer, data modeler after obtaining a bachelor's degree.


DSCC offers two options for students ready to begin a new career or step-up to the next level in their current field.

The Computers and information systems concentration prepares students for positions in the workplace through the use of various systems, applications, languages and products. The program consists of a common core of General Education and Business major core courses, combined with subject-specific courses designed to address skills within the concentration area.

Degree plan requirements for the Software Application emphasis by catalog year:

Typical jobs: Office programmer, desktop publisher, database administrator, system administrator/developer, software specialist

The COMPUTER SYSTEMS OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE certificate provides a concentrated study in the skills and specialized knowledge needed to be successful in today’s workplace. This certificate is designed to qualify students for a variety of entry-level positions.

Degree Plan Requirements for the Computer Systems Operations & Maintenance Certificate by catalog year:
2016-2017, 2015-20162014-20152013-20142012-2013

Typical jobs: Data entry clerk, accounting clerk, information systems worker