Information Processing Technology

Program Summary


Information Processing involves coordinating people, equipment, and procedures to organize information in a meaningful way within an organization. Information Processing has become a common term referring to the electronic processing of various categories of information (data, words/text, graphics, images, numbers, and voice). This program seeks to prepare the individual for employment in the workplace as a processor of information using automated/electronic technology.

This 2+2 program will transfer into the Information Management Systems program at SIU-C.

This program has been identified as a TECH PREP program.

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Program Guide


Information Processing Technology (IMS 2209)

 

First Year


FALL SEMESTERCredit Hours
BUS 210Principles of Management3
BUS 214Business Law3
COM 111Business Computer Systems4
COM 201Windows Operating Systems1
COM 281Microsoft Excel2
BUS 124Bookkeeping3
TOTAL HOURS16
SPRING SEMESTERCredit Hours
COM 222Computer Logic3
COM 265Command Prompt - Windows2
COM 280Microsoft Word2
ENG 124 or ENG 111Technical Communication I or English Composition I3
ACC 111Financial Accounting4
SPC 111Speech3
TOTAL HOURS17

 

Second Year


FALL SEMESTERCredit Hours
PSY 211Intro to Psychology3
ENG 221 or ENG 112Technical Communication I or English Composition I3
COM 190Microsoft Publisher1
COM 225Systems Analysis3
COM 231 or COM 239C Programming or JAVA Programming3
TOTAL HOURS13
SPRING SEMESTERCredit Hours
BUS 225Business Communication3
BUS 215Legal and Social Environment of Business3
COM 283Microsoft Access2
ECO 212Intro to Microeconomics3
IMS 227Office Information Processing I3
IMS 197Information Processing Internship2
TOTAL HOURS16

 

Possible Career Opportunities


  • Data Capture Specialist
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Data Entry Machine Operator
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Data Transcriber
  • Fiscal Assistant
  • Records Clerk
  • Typist
  • Underwriting Support Specialist

 

Contacts


Admissions and Advising

618-634-3200
Toll Free 1-800-481-2242
admissions@shawneecc.edu

Ruth Smith

Division Chair
618-634-3347
ruths@shawneecc.edu