General Education Courses (30 Credits)

Humanities Courses (11 Credits)

  • GENL 110 Seminar in Character Development* (0)
    *This subject is required for every semester
  • Three of the following courses:
    RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3)
    RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
    RELB 215 Ethical Models (3)
    RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
    RELT 113 Origins of Life (3)
    RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
    ** Any RELB course may be substituted for one of the above courses
  • And one of the following courses:
    HIST 212 Introduction to History of Western Civilization (2)
    HIST 213 Introduction to History of Eastern Civilization (2)
    HMNT 210 Appreciation of Fine Arts (2)
    HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills*** (2)
    MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2)
    ***This subject is not for Thai students

Social Sciences Courses (7 Credits)

  • EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
  • PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
  • RELP 312 Marriage & Family (3)

Mathematics and Science Courses (6 Credits)

  • HLED 117 Health and Fitness (3)
  • MATH 112 Survey of Mathematics (3)

Language Courses (6 Credits)

  • ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
  • ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)
Professional Courses (90 Credits)

Core Courses (42 Credits)

  • Information Technology Fundamentals (9 Credits)
    CPTR 114 Computers and Information Technology (3)
    IT 272 Human-Computer Interaction (3)
    MATH 235 Statistics (3)
  • Platform Technology (3 Credits)
    IT 295 Computing Platform Technology (3)
  • Computer Programming (9 Credits)
    IT 231 Essentials of Computer Programming (3)
    IT 232 Object Oriented Programming (3)
    IT 333 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
  • Information Management (6 Credits)
    IT 251 Database Design (3)
    IT 352 Database Administration and Applications (3)
  • Social and Professional Issues (3 Credits)
    IT 371 Social Issues and Ethics for IT professionals (3)
  • Organizational Issues and IT (12 Credits)
    MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)
    BUAD 234 Communication for Business (3)
    MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
    IT 274 Management Information Systems (3)

Major Required Courses (30 Credits)

  • Software Technology (12 Credits)
    IT 240 Systems Analysis and Design 3 (2-2-5)
    IT 242 Front-End Web Development 3 (2-2-5)
    IT 341 Web Applications Development 3 (2-2-5)
    IT 447 Software Engineering 3 (2-2-5)
  • Networking and Security (9 Credits)
    IT 282 Networking and Data Communications 3 (2-2-5)
    IT 383 Network Design and Administration 3 (2-2-5)
    IT 384 Information Systems Security 3 (3-0-6)
  • IT Management (3 Credits)
    IT 468 Information Resource Management 3 (3-0-6)
  • Applied Technology (6 Credits)
    IT 483 Systems Development Project I 3 (1-4-4)
    IT 484 Systems Development Project II 3 (1-4-4)

Major Electives Courses (18 Credits)

  • ACCT 131 Accounting Principles I (3)
  • IT 323 User Interface Design (3)
  • IT 325 Linux System (3)
  • IT 326 Cloud Computing (3)
  • IT 327 Internet of Things (3)
  • IT 328 Web Services Technology (3)
  • IT 343 Visual Programming (3)
  • IT 345 Application Development for Mobile Devices (3)
  • IT 347 Games Programming (3)
  • IT 364 Content Management Systems (3)
  • IT 421 Computer Graphics Design (3)
  • IT 422 Digital Media Production (3)
  • IT 423 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (3)
  • IT 424 Big Data (3)
  • IT 445 Artificial Intelligence (3)
  • IT 460 Electronic Business (3)
  • IT 461 Accounting Information Systems (3)
  • IT 463 Information Technology Entrepreneurship (3)
  • IT 480 Emerging Topics in Information Technology (3)
  • IT 485 Professional Internship (3)
Free Electives (6 Credits)

Students may choose 6 credits from any courses offered by any Faculty at Asia-Pacific International University

First Year

1st Semester

EDUC 111 Orientation to Higher Education (1)
ENGL 111 English Composition I (3)
HLED 117 Health & Fitness (3)
PSYC 115 General Psychology (3)
RELB 215 Ethical Models (3) or
RELH 271 Adventist Heritage and Mission (3)
RELT 113 Origins of life (3) or
RELT 213 Human Destiny (3)
TOTAL 16

2nd Semester

CPTR 114 Computer and Information Technology (3)
BUAD 234 Communication for Business (3)
ENGL 112 English Composition II (3)
MATH 112 Survey of Math (3)
RELB 116 Life and Teachings of Jesus (3) or
RELT 150 Fundamentals of Christian Beliefs (3)
TOTAL 15

Summer

HIST 212 Intro to History of Western Civilization (2) or
HIST 213 Intro to History of Eastern Civilization (2) or
MUSC 210 Music Appreciation (2) or
HMNT 216 Thai Culture and Basic Conversational Skills (2)
Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 5

Second Year

1st Semester

IT 231 Essentials of Computer Programming (3)
IT 251 Database Design (3)
IT 295 Computing Platform Technology (3)
MATH 235 Statistics (3)
MNGT 231 Principles of Management (3)
TOTAL 15

2nd Semester

IT 232 Object Oriented Programming (3)
IT 282 Networking and Data Communications (3)
IT 272 Human-Computer Interaction (3)
IT 242 Front-End Web Development (3)
IT 274 Management Information Systems (3)
TOTAL 15

Summer

CIS 266 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 6

Third Year

1st Semester

IT 333 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
IT 383 Network Design and Administration (3)
IT 341 Web Applications Development (3)
IT 371 Social Issues and Ethics for IT professionals (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 15

2nd Semester

IT 384 Information Systems Security (3)
IT 352 Database Administration and Applications (3)
MNGT 378 Project Management (3)
RELP 312 Marriage & Family (3)
Major Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Summer

CIS 485 Professional Internship (3) or
Major Elective (3)
Free Elective (3)
TOTAL 6

Fourth Year

1st Semester

IT 447 Software Engineering (3)
IT 483 Systems Development Project I (3)
Major Elective 3
TOTAL 15

2nd Semester

IT 468 Information Resource Management (3)
IT 484 Systems Development Project II (3)
Major Elective (3)
TOTAL 9

By combining business and computers together, CIS gave me a good foundation to develop my professional career. So, I can go far beyond and faster than others in the organization.
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Vietnam

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Cambodia