Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems majors study a variety of business-related topics in addition to their programming skills and formal course work in database management, networking, and systems analysis.  The supplementary course work ensures that the students obtain a thorough view of the modern business world and the impact of information technology on modern business practices.  CIS majors are prepared for further education in a graduate program or for employment in one of many jobs such as Database Administration, Network Administration, or Applications Programming.

Core Requirements

English I and II


Music, Art, or Fine Arts


Laboratory Science (4 hrs. with lab)

Science (3 hrs. lab or non-lab)

Computer Science (software)

Philosophy or Religion


Health & Wellness


Cross Cultural

Psychology, Sociology, Political Science
(6 hours from 2 of these 3 disciplines)

General Electives  (as needed)

Major Requirements

Principles of Management

Principles of Marketing

Mathematics of Computing


Principles of Financial Accounting

Principles of Managerial Accounting

Principles of Microeconomics

Technical Writing

Introduction to Computing

I and II (C++)

COBOL Programming I and II

Systems Analysis & Design

Computer Organization and Architecture

Data Structures and Algorithms

Computer Networking and Communications

Introduction to Databases

COBOL Programming

Advanced Database Concepts

Information Technology Management

Project Management

Senior seminar in CSI

CSI Electives U/L (6 hours) from:

(1)  Structure of Operating Systems

(2) Social, Legal,and Ethical Issues of Computing