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

Information systems do not exist for their own sake. They provide critical support and services for businesses, governments, and other entities. This is why along with an emphasis on computer applications in software, hardware, and programming, you will receive a strong business and liberal arts education. Throughout your courses, you will discover new ways to use interconnected technologies to support the larger goals of those who rely on them.

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.


  • 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
of Cal Lutheran students are either enrolled in graduate programs or are employed within nine months of graduation.

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