Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Science

The common core of fundamental courses in the science of computing provide essential emphasis on theory, practice and applications.  Students majoring in Computer Information System can take electives focusing on System Development or System Management.  Courses in System Development prepare graduates for careers in information systems design and development of typical businesses and commercial computing sectors.  Courses in System Management prepares graduates for management and utilization of information systems and technology.  Students choose electives with the guidance and approval of their advisor. 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS)

 

Computer Science Courses

CSIT 107Web Programming I

3

CSIT 151Introduction to Information Systems

3

CSIT 105Visual BASIC I

3

or

CSIT 121Computer Science I

3

CSIT 205Visual BASIC II

3

or

CSIT 221Computer Science II

3

CSIT 207Web Programming II

3

CSIT 251Information Systems Structures

3

CSIT 312Computer Structures

3

CSIT 351Business Systems Development

3

15 credits CSIT 300 400 level electives by advisement

15

Total Credit Hours:39

Business and Mathematics Core

MATH 108Prize-Winning Mathematics

3

or

MATH 120Survey of Calculus I

3

ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ECON 205Principles of Microeconomics

3

STAT 200Statistical Methods I

3

or

ECON 200Fundamentals of Statistics for Business Administration and Economics

3

STAT 300Statistical Methods II

3

or

ECON 300Statistical Analysis

3

and

ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

or

CSIT 241Discrete Mathematics I

3

or

CSIT 242Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science II

3

or

MATH 121Survey of Calculus II

3

Total Credit Hours:18

NOTE:

  • Any two BUAD courses or ECON 210 by advisement
  • CSIT 490, CSIT 496 and CSIT 497:  only one course numbered 490 or above is allowed
  • CSIT 300 internship is a variable 1-12 credit hour course
  • Students must complete the course for 3 credit hours to satisfy the degree requirements

Total Credit Hours: 57

Students may double major in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems by completing all requirements for both majors (credit hours from courses within the list of courses of the second major not used to satisfy requirements in the first major).