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Computer Information Science (CIS)

The Computer Information Science (CIS) discipline offers a wide variety of courses to meet the needs of the diverse degree and program options available at Wallace Community College. For students seeking an AS or AA degree with intentions to transfer to a college or university and for students seeking an AAS degree for immediate entry into the workforce, the discipline offers  a computer applications course entitled Microcomputer Applications.

Recognizing the role of the computer and individuals with computer skills in the world of today, the College offers a CIS program with appropriate options for students. These programs are for students who are interested in Analysis, Operations, Programming, Systems Engineering, or related jobs in the Computer Science field. Students are expected to possess proficient keyboarding skills.

An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree can be earned in CIS with major concentrations in Software Development, Microcomputer Specialist, Cyber Security, or App Development using Swift. To receive an AAS degree, students must complete General Education core requirements, Computer Information Science core requirements, and additional courses to satisfy the requirements in the chosen area of concentration.

Faculty

Wallace Campus in Dothan
  • Mark Kelly
  • Tom McCallister
  • Kim McDaniel
  • Carol Rich
  • Lisa Sanders
     
Sparks Campus in Eufaula
  • Tom McCallister
  • Carol Rich
  • Lisa Sanders

Course Descriptions

Open Lab

On the Wallace Campus in Dothan, an open computer lab is located in room 128 of the Computer Technology Center (CTC).  On the Sparks Campus in Eufaula, an open computer lab is located in Room 1 of the Administration Building (A). Each lab houses more than 20 computers equipped with software and Internet access. Computer labs are open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Microsoft® Imagine

Microsoft Imagine connects students with the tools, resources and experiences they need to elevate their skills for today's working world. Whether it's building a game, designing an app or launching a project, Microsoft Imagine helps students develop their ideas and boldly bring them to life. Professional level developer tools and software for students at no cost!

Wallace Community College (WCCD), realizing the growth in computer technology, subscribes to Microsoft Imagine for students. Microsoft Imagine, allows access to over 200 free professional software titles including the latest computer operating systems. To be eligible for Microsoft Imagine a student must be enrolled in a CIS class or be a CIS major (either AA/AS transfer or AAS degree). 

At WCCD we not only teach students how to use the tools they will use on the job but we give them the tools they will need to start their careers!

For more information, contact Mark Kelly, (334) 556-2255 or email mkelly@wallace.edu, or talk with a CIS instructor or advisor.

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Step 1: Go to: http://products.office.com/en-us/student/office-in-education
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