Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies
Articulation Agreement: Information Assurance and Security

Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems – Database Analyst Option (1792) at Harrisburg Area Community College with
Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance and Security (BIS)


Students who transfer to Penn College are responsible for meeting all graduation requirements of their chosen degrees, including the established minimums that dictate the number of credits that must be completed at Penn College.

Course Evaluation Plan and Recommendations

  • BIS General Education requirements completed as part of the Harrisburg Area Community College degree will be evaluated on a course by course basis
  • HACC graduates of the A.A. in Computer Information Systems – Database Analyst Option (1792) will enroll in CIT 260 (Programming II) during their first semester at Penn College. Alternately, students may complete and transfer HACC CPS 230 (Object Oriented Programming) to fulfill the Penn College 6 credit programming requirement.
  • In order to maximize course transfer and expedite progression to graduation, students should take the following courses as electives at Harrisburg Area Community College while completing their A.A. degree in Computer Information Systems – Database Analyst Option (1792):
    • CNT 125 – Network Communications Technology II as a Computer Related Elective
    • CPS 121 – Java Programming as a Computer Programming Elective
    • CIS 249 – Fundamentals of Unix or CIS 264 – Fundamentals of Linux Administration as a Database Related Elective
    • MATH 121 - Calculus I as a Core C Elective
    • WEB 125 – HTML, XML and JavaScript as a Free Elective
    • ACCT 101 – Principles of Accounting, not MATH 202
    • MGMT 201 – Principles of Management, not MGMT 121 or MGMT 204
    • ENGL 102 – English Composition II or ENGL 104 – Report and Technical Writing, not ENGL 106

Articulation Agreement implemented: March 23, 2010

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