The Computer Information Systems Department offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems, an undergraduate Minor in Computer Information Systems, and a graduate Master of Science Degree in Information Technology.
During the first two years, students working toward their computer information systems degree take courses primarily from the General Education and Business Core, though they are encouraged to begin major courses in their sophomore year.
To complete the major requirements, students must take the following five CIS courses:
Plus three CIS electives chosen from the following:
The CIS Department offers a minor that provides the skills and understanding needed by non-CIS professionals who wish to contribute to information systems initiatives. It complements any business major by adding IT competency to the knowledge and skills you learn in your major studies. The minor focuses on the application of computer technology to everyday business operations and activities. The program requires two courses:
An additional six hours of computer information systems (CIS) electives completes the minor requirements. The two electives can be taken from the list of courses for CIS majors shown above and also include courses designed for CIS minors (e.g., CS 314, Web Technologies & Trends). Students typically choose their minor courses depending on their interests.
Find out more about the learning goals and objectives for the Computer Information Systems major.