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Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) equips students for the practical application of technology in a vast range of categories. Every industry on earth is changing in tandem with accelerating technology advances -- students now have an incredibly diverse and ever-expanding array of job prospects: CIS professionals plan, create, deploy, analyze, and improve the systems on which the world runs. The need for software and systems engineers, web designers and developers, and the full spectrum of information technology jobs including directors, managers, and specialists are on the rise in a big way: According to an Occupational Employment Outlook report from the Bureau of Labor-Statistics, by the year 2020, 50% of all new computer and mathematical jobs will be in the field of computer systems design. Contact the department at for more information.


Required Courses

Computer Information Systems:

  • COSC A208 Information Systems Theory & Practice  
  • COSC A211 Introduction to Programming I  
  • COSC A212 Introduction to Programming II  
  • COSC A270 Introduction to Relational Databases  

Plus three Computer Information Systems electives (COSC).

Management Science:

  • DECS B205 Business Statistics
  • DECS B310 Decision Support Systems
  • MGT_ B325 Production & Operations Management
  • MGT_ B375 Managerial Decision Making
  • MGT_ B450 Project & Process Management

Practical Experience:

  • Practicum / Internship I
  • Practicum / Internship II

Adjunct Mathematics Course - choose one from the following:

  • MATH A200 Linear Algebra
  • MATH A204 Discrete Math Structures
  • MATH A271 Applied Scientific Computing

Computer Information Systems Course Information

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