Program Selections One Year Diploma – Software Support Specialist – First year students apply for this in the spring! Two Year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees • Internet Application Development • Computer Programming
2004-2005 Curriculum Summary Changes from 2003-2004: C++, a previous requirement for Internet Apps students, is no longer offered. Advanced VB .NET is the replacement. C#.NET is now in MS Web Server course. Graphical Data Driven Web Dev (CIS240) is now in the fall. UNIX/Linux Web Server is now in the spring.
First year students: • Common courses between programs let you gain skills in both Internet Apps and Computer Programming during the first year so you can discover what you like best during the first 2 semesters. • Confirm or change your major decision in the Spring of your first year, complete a program change form then register for Fall classes in April • Focus on completing either the Internet Apps or Computer Programming degree in your second year - - - but some will decide to double major… consider only if you’re very motivated & organized
Software Support Specialist • One Year Diploma Program (1st year of CP or IAD) • Typical duties: • Setup computers and get users started on new computers • Assist users with software packages • Provide technical assistance for employees & customers • System Operations
CIS 132 CIS 106 Visual Basic – Intro Intro to Computers 3 3 Software Support Specialist Diploma Program CIS 169 CIS 130 Intro to Programming Network OS Fundamentals 4 3 CIS 165 CIS 149 Java – Introduction iSeries/400 3 3 CIS 195 COMM 101 Speaking and Writing Skills* Internet Programming 3 4 MATH 112 PSYC 100 Business Math Psychology of Human Relations* 3 3 Fall Term 2004 Spring Term 2005
CIS 106 CIS 132 Visual Basic – Intro Intro to Computers 3 3 Internet Application Development & Computer Programming CIS 169 CIS 130 Intro to Programming ( C ) Network OS Fundamentals 3 4 CIS 165 CIS 149 Java – Introduction iSeries/400 3 3 CIS 195 ENGL 101 Internet Programming Composition** 3 4 PSYC 101 MATH 112 Business Math General Psychology** 3 3 1stYear Fall Term 2004 Spring Term 2005
CIS 197 CIS 232 Internet Apps Advanced Visual Basic 3 3 Internet Application Development - Fall Term 2004 CIS 249 CIS 296 Microsoft Web Server Java - Advanced 3 3 CIS 295 CIS 298 Database Management & Design Oracle Development 3 3 CIS 240 CIS 299 or CIS 248 Graphical Data Driven Web Development Internship or Advanced Application Development Unix/Linux Web Server 3 3-4 SOC Social Science Elective 3 CIS 297 3 2nd Year Internet Application Development - Spring Term 2005
CIS 106 CIS 132 Visual Basic – Intro Intro to Computers 3 3 Internet Application Development & Computer Programming CIS 169 CIS 130 Intro to Programming Network OS Fundamentals 3 4 CIS 165 CIS 149 Java – Introduction iSeries/400 3 3 CIS 195 ENGL 101 Internet Programming Composition** 3 4 PSYC 101 MATH 112 Business Math General Psychology** 3 3 1stYear Fall Term 2004 Spring Term 2005
CIS 145 CIS 298 RPG IV Oracle Development 3 4 CIS 249 CIS 299 or CIS 248 Internship or Advanced Application Development Java - Advanced 3 3 or 4 CIS 232 VB – Advanced 3 CIS 265 Dev Trends in iSeries/400 3 CIS 295 Database Management & Design 3 ACCT 210 Accounting I 4 SOC Social Science Elective 3 Computer Programming - Fall Term 2004 2nd Year Computer Programming – Spring Term 2005
Here are some samples of computer applications & code from our classes: (Note: we do a lot more than just these ones!)
Visual Basic .NET User enters data
Visual Basic .NET A pie chart and legend are displayed when user presses the Enter key or the Display Chart button
Visual Basic .NET The form is cleared when user presses the Clear button
Visual Basic .NET Visual Basic.Net code that clears the form
Good Stuff to Know: • CURRENT ADVISORS: • Cindy Roller A-C • Roger Morris D-H • Gary Kappenman I-L • Sally Tilstra M-R • Mitch Marcotte S-Z • FALL Registration: Coming up soon… April 7th 8:30 - 10 • INTERNSHIPS: Seek summer internships after your first year! Check in with your advisor in order to learn how it works to receive credit for CIS299.
Leadership Opportunities STI Student Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) SEE ROGER MORRIS IF YOU ARE INTERESTED! Other STI Students Organizations Student Government Association (SGA) Phi Beta Lambda(PBL) VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America)
GRADUATION INFO Apply now if you plan to graduate in Spring 2004 and haven’t already done so. Caps/Gowns (free) will be in a few days before graduation – remember to pick up and press the gown beforehand Invitations are available from Student Services, invite friends & family to the appetizer & open house event before graduation Note: If you have just 1-2 courses to complete, you may choose to go through graduation in Spring 2004 or wait until Winter 2004 ceremony.
EMPLOYMENT INFO First year students - apply for part-time jobs in your field or at companies with computer departments that might be able to use your skills later… it’s not too soon to benefit from your training! Graduating students – apply in spring for full-time jobs in your field… Attend the BIG JOB FAIR and Argus Leader Spring Job Fair Polish up your resume & cover letter. Get it proof–read by an instructor or an advisor. Visit with Butch Reinesch (HC223) 367-4819 or email@example.com for employment info
Who hires STI CP/IAD Grads? Many companies in Sioux Falls, such as EROS Precision Computing SF School District Transcend Banking Sioux Valley Hospital Wells Fargo Financial Capital Cards First Premier BankFirst Minnehaha County Raven Industries SolCom, Inc. Household Finance The City of Sioux Falls Midco Communications Citicorp Software Alternatives Lodgenet
Who hires STI CP/IAD Grads? Companies outside of Sioux Falls: Wells Blue Bunny – Le Mars, IA VetPharm – Sioux Center, IA Larsen Manufacturing – Brookings, SD A&I Manufacturing – Rock Valley, IA Cassling Diagnostic Imaging – Sioux City, IA The State of SD – Pierre, SD Cabella’s – Kearney, NE Thermoking International - Minneapolis
Questions? • Ask! • Call us at (605)367-7624 • Send us an email : firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org