Computer Information Systems

Offered as a major (B.S.) and a minor

Know your network.

Computer Information Systems (CIS) is a rapid-growth, high-demand area combining studies in computer science and business management.

The major has been designed to meet the demand for graduates with knowledge of information systems and their application to business environments.

The Curriculum

Computer Information Systems (CIS) is a rapid-growth, high-demand area combining studies in computer science and business management. The CIS major, one of two computer-oriented majors at Cal Lutheran, has been designed to meet the demand for graduates with knowledge of information systems and their application to business environments.

Along with an emphasis on computer applications in software, hardware and programming, CIS majors receive a strong business and liberal arts education. CIS represents a major area in computing, and Cal Lutheran graduates are prepared for careers in a variety of industries.

Included in the computer science facility are the computer laboratories, a study area for majors, and electronic classrooms with large screen projection systems for lectures, as well as faculty offices. Small classes allow faculty members to provide individualized attention to students and their projects and research. The department also maintains an experimental networking lab, which runs various network operating systems. The department is fully connected to the Internet and every lab PC or workstation has complete Internet access.

CIS graduates are encouraged to participate in internships and major projects offered through numerous research industries located near the University.


The Professors


Your Future

CIS graduates are encouraged to participate in internships and major projects offered through numerous research industries located near the University. CIS graduates have gone on to work in such industries as entertainment, banking, pharmaceuticals, and many more.

Employers

  • American Apparel
  • Bank of America
  • Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
  • US Forest Service
  • WellPoint
  • Farmer's Insurance
  • Crescendo Interactive
  • Harlow Technologies

Career Paths

  • Systems Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Business System Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • Computer Systems Specialist
  • Technician
97%
of Cal Lutheran students are either enrolled in graduate programs or are employed within nine months of graduation.

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