Academic Catalog 2008-2009 
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Academic Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems Major

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The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in computer information systems is designed to provide professional training to apply the basic principles of computer information systems, systems analysis, and the theory and operation of the computer to program in selected languages; to analyze, evaluate, and design information-management systems; to manage information systems according to high ethical standards; to demonstrate the professional attitudes and skills required in a corporate environment; and to express Christian values in and through the effective use of technology. Opportunities for graduates encompass broad areas of business and industry as well as nonprofit institutions.

For Traditional Undergraduate Students (CUS), this Major is in addition to the full Business Administration Core. As such, the Computer Information Systems degree constitutes a double Major in Business and Computer Information Systems. The Computer Information Systems Major cannot be taken in isolation for Traditional Undergraduate Students (CUS).

General Education Requirements

Communication (9 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)

(only 6 of the 9 credits may be from the same course prefix category)


Choose 3 credits from among any 100 or 200 level HIS courses.

Social Science (6 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (6 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Natural Science (8 credit hours)

At least one lab science in one of the following: biology, chemistry, earth science, physical science, or physics and additional credits from these areas to meet a minimum of 8 credits in the sciences

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