Computer Information Systems

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

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Program Highlights

The CIS major has been designed to meet the demand for graduates with a 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 the largest area in computing and our graduates are prepared for careers in a variety of industries. The Computer Science facility contains the PC and Apple computer laboratories, classrooms, and faculty offices.

Small classes allow faculty members to provide individualized attention to students and the students' projects and research. Additionally, the department is fully connected to the Internet and every lab PC or work station has complete Internet access.

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Program Requirements

Required credits: 48 credits minimum; 36 upper division credits. 2.0 minimum GPA.

Required Courses

BUS 253 (4) Accounting and Financial Info in Business
BUS 367 (4) Behavior in Organization

Computer Science

CSC 210 (4) Intro to Computer Programming
CSC 331 (4) Systems Analysis
CSC 350 (4) Data Communications & Networks
CSC 410 (4) Database Management Systems
CSC 499 (4) Capstone

Elective Courses in Major

16 additional upper division Computer Science credits in which up to 8 credits can be substituted by recommended Business Administration courses.


MATH 241 (4) Discrete Mathematics

Minor in Computer Information Systems

20 credits minimum, 12 credits upper division; 12 credits Computer Science, Business Administration, 367, 381.