Information Systems

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New Registration Information

All programs in IBIT and Bellevue College should review new policies on “Late Registration Petitions”.

Program Changes: Starting Fall 2019-20

Classes to take with changes in Fall Quarter.

AAS-T in Information Systems/Software Development track:

  • PROG 210 and PROG 260 are no longer required for the AAS-T in Information Systems/Software Development track. New degree requirements include TECH 223 and any 200-level Social Science course from AAS-DTA transfer list. Please contact the program manager for more details.

Program Changes Fall 2017-18


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Program Requirements 2018-19

Catalog Information: Information Systems, AAS-T 2018-19
The Information Systems (IS) worksheet provides degree requirements for students who started in 2018-19 school year, including the core technical, general education, and specific track courses.

Program Requirements 2017-18

Catalog Information: Information Systems, AAS-T 2017-18
The Information Systems (IS) worksheet provides degree requirements for students who started in 2017-18 school year, including the core technical, general education, and specific track courses.


Get your Bachelor’s Degree here at BC!

After completing your AAS-T degree, continue on to complete your BAS in Information Systems and Technology (IST).

BAS Degree Requirements (Application Development Concentration) 

The Software Development track prepares you for admission into our Information Systems & Technology BAS, Application Development. Start preparing now by reviewing the core technical, general education, and specific concentration degree requirements.

BAS Degree Requirements (Business Intelligence Concentration) 

The Business Analyst track prepares you for admission into our Information Systems & Technology BAS, Business Intelligence. Start preparing now by reviewing the core technical, general education, and specific concentration degree requirements.

What is Information Systems?

Bellevue College’s Information Systems (IS) Associate in Applied Science – Transfer degree helps prepare students to start their career in this high-demand field. Choose from two areas of concentration including Business Analyst or Software Development. Analysts study an organization’s current computer systems and procedures, and design information systems solutions to help organizations operate more efficiently and effectively. They bring business and information technology together by understanding the needs and limitations of both. Software Developers are the creative minds behind software programs. In this new “internet of things” world, every company needs software for users to interact with and control their products.


Thinking About Getting Started?

The Information Systems (IS) Associate in Applied Science – Transfer degree has 2 specialized concentration areas for students to choose from. Students also take general education courses. The degree prepares graduates for entry-level developer/analyst positions and for continuation to a Baccalaureate institution. Certificates of Accomplishment and Achievement in Introductory .NET Programming, Programming for Web Development, Database Report Developer, Business Intelligence Analyst, Intermediate Applications Developer, Introductory C++ Programming, and Database Analyst may be applied toward the degree. More information about each concentration is available on the applicable tab.

Software Development        Business Analyst

 

Degree & Certificates


Associate in Applied Science – T Degree

Information Systems
•Business Analyst track FAQs
•Software Development track FAQs


Certificates of Accomplishment (20-44 credits)

• Business Intelligence Analyst
• Database Analyst
• Intermediate Applications Developer

(See Software Development FAQs for approved elective)
• Introductory C++ Programming

Career Opportunities

This course of study prepares students for careers like:

    • Entry-level Developer
    • Entry-level Data Analyst
    • Entry-level Business Analyst
    • Entry-level Programmer
    • Entry-level Web Programmer
    • Software Developer
    • Web Developer
    • Software Tester
    • Technical Writer
    • Computer Systems Analyst

For more information please visit the Center for Career Connections Career Pathways website.

Gainful Employment Information

Federal regulations require academic institutions to disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution’s Gainful Employment (GE) Programs, and about students who enrolled in those programs eligible for Title IV funding that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation. See the list of eligible certificates, but note that it may be out of date of current offerings.

 



Certificates of Achievement (45+ credits)

• Database Report Developer
• Introductory .NET Programming
• Programming for Mobile and Web Development


Baccalaureate Certificates of Accomplishment

• Intermediate Business Intelligence Analyst On hold for 2019-20 academic year, please contact the Program Manager for details.
• Intermediate Business Intelligence Developer On hold for 2019-20 academic year, please contact the Program Manager for details.


Exciting News/Job Opportunities


Overview of Courses

Typical courses may include:

    • Introduction to Statistics
    • Introduction to Business Intelligence
    • Applying Business Analysis Techniques
    • Introduction to Web Development
    • Systems Analysis & Design
    • Object Oriented Programming Concepts
    • Server Side Web Development
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Enterprise Software Development
    • Networking Basics

Software Development

This concentration prepares students to:

  • Use .NET compliant programming languages and to write, compile, debug and execute well engineered and maintainable programs that effectively meet the requirements for Web and/or Windows applications
  • Explain and apply the necessary processes, tools and skills used in the systems analysis and system design phases of a project
  • Create and utilize relational databases, including modeling data, developing queries, customizing forms and reports, using code, creating charts and working with graphics

Program Requirements 2019-2020

Catalog Information: Information Systems, AAS-T 2019-20
Download the 2019-20 Information Systems (IS) worksheet to view degree requirements including the core technical, general education, and specific track courses.

See which courses can be taken to fulfill the 10 credit Approved Elective section of the Software Development track (Note: Preparation for Information Systems & Technology BAS, Application Development concentration requires PROG 209). 

Refer to the AAS-DTA Transfer list for lab science courses that will satisfy the Natural Science requirement.

Important Note: To fulfill course requirements for PROG 110 and PROG 120 Software Development students should register for sections using C# (Not Python)

Academic Planning

The Information Systems transfer degree has courses designed for both those seeking immediate employment as well as those preparing for the third year of a four-year program. So whether you want to go to work now or go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree, we’ve got you covered.

Immediate Employment: Prepares graduates to pursue work in the information technology field in positions such as entry-level analyst or developer.

Transfer Options: The minimum of 20 credits of transferable general education courses is drawn from the same list as those taken by students completing the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) associate degrees and can also apply directly to the BC Information Systems and Technology Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree.

Check back for suggested quarterly/yearly schedule for IS in Software Development 2019-2020. 

View the Information Systems AAS-T Software Development (2019-20) Flowchart to determine prerequisite requirements for specific courses.

Take the Next Step

Make an appointment with the program manager Alysa Kelsey.

P: 425-564-3340

E: alysa.kelsey@bellevuecollege.edu

Alysa Kelsey Program Manager for Information Technology

 

Business Analyst

This concentration prepares students to:

  • Identify appropriate business analysis tasks for a variety of organizational scenarios using appropriate terminology
  • Document the results of various business analysis tasks using generally acceptable approaches
  • Communicate within a small group using appropriate business analysis terminology and techniques
  • Detail business analysis techniques to real-world scenarios/tasks by explaining the advantages and disadvantages of each

Program Requirements 2019-2020

Catalog Information: Information Systems, AAS-T 2019-20
Download the 2019-20 Information Systems (IS) worksheet to view degree requirements including the core technical, general education, and specific track courses.

See which courses can be taken to fulfill the 10 credit Approved Elective section of the Business Analyst track (Note: Preparation for Information Systems & Technology BAS, Application Development concentration requires PROG 209). 

Refer to the AAS-DTA Transfer list for lab science courses that will satisfy the Natural Science requirement.

Important Note: For PROG 110 Business Analyst students are encouraged to take Python Section

Academic Planning

The Information Systems transfer degree has courses designed for both those seeking immediate employment as well as those preparing for the third year of a four-year program. So whether you want to go to work now or go on to pursue a bachelor’s degree, we’ve got you covered.

Immediate Employment: Prepares graduates to pursue work in the information technology field in positions such as entry-level analyst or developer.

Transfer Options: The minimum of 20 credits of transferable general education courses is drawn from the same list as those taken by students completing the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) associate degrees and can also apply directly to the BC Information Systems and Technology Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree.

Check back for suggested quarterly/yearly schedule for IS in Business Analyst 2019-2020. 

View the Information Systems AAS-T Business Analyst (2019-20) Flowchart to determine prerequisite requirements for specific courses.

Take the Next Step

Make an appointment with the program manager Alysa Kelsey.

P: 425-564-3340

E: alysa.kelsey@bellevuecollege.edu

Alysa Kelsey Program Manager for Information Technology

Last Updated June 26, 2019