Bachelor of Science
in CIS

Bachelor Science in CIS -
Information Systems

Information Systems is distinguished by selected courses that develop the student’s understanding of an organization’s information requirements and procedures for designing and implementing an information system that will facilitate its management.

Mission

The Computer Information Science (CIS) department provides opportunities for a broad undergraduate education in the many aspects of computer hardware and software. The program offers courses of instruction that develop a thorough understanding of current methods used in the design and implementation of computer based solutions.

Information Systems is distinguished by selected courses that develop the student’s understanding of an organization’s information requirements and procedures for designing and implementing an information system that will facilitate its management.


Information Systems Option and
Minor in General Business

Major Code CI03
Credit Hours
General Education Requirements (see catalog*)
41
CIS Core (detailed below)
33
Business Core
36
Acct 201
Principles of Financial Accounting
3
 
Acct 202
Principles of Managerial Accounting
3
 
Econ 201
Principles of Economics (Macro)
3
 
Econ 202
Principles of Economics (Micro)
3
 
Fin 350
Financial Management
3
 
GB 301
Legal Environment of Business I
3
 
GB 320
Business Communication (WI)
3
 
GB 321
Business Statistics I
3
 
IB 310 International Business 3  
MRKT 300
Principles of Marketing
3
 
MRKT 350
Principles of Management (WI)
3
 
MGMT 452 Strategic Management (WI) 3  
Supporting Requirement
3
Math 130
College Algebra or above
3
 
General Electives
11
Total Hours
124
*Math and economics courses in major requirements
satisfy six hours of the General Education Core.

 

CIS Core Requirements

 
Credit Hours
CIS 110
Programming I
3
 
CIS 202
Information Systems I
3
 
CIS 210
Programming II
3
 
CIS 310
Database Management Systems I
3
 
CIS 315
Computer Networks
3
 
CIS 345
UNIX System Administration
3
 
CIS 350
Data Structures
3
 
CIS 375 IT Project Management 3  
CIS 410
Information System II (WI)
3
 
CIS 425
Database Management II (WI)
3
 
CIS 450
Operating Systems (WI)
3
 
  Total CIS Core
  33

Only courses in which a student has earned a grade of "C" or above will satisfy departmental requirements for the major or minor in Computer Information Science.

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