The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Information Systems is designed for students seeking careers as information systems professionals. The CIS major emphasizes practical application of classroom learning through individual and group lab experiences as well as praxis projects with real-world clients. With a strong emphasis on technology solutions for business, the CIS major offers a distinctive balance between technical challenges and managerial issues. CIS majors master the standard business core courses in addition to their technical skills. Technological emphasis is placed on a variety of modern programming languages, data structures, distributed data processing, database management, networks and data communications, and information systems organization and design. Each CIS course is intended to prepare students to take a specific industry recognized certification exam covering the topics taught in that course.
By carefully selecting 500-level elective credits, computer information systems students can also earn up to 18 credit hours toward their CCU MBA degree while finishing their undergraduate computer information systems degree at no additional cost or time to graduation.
The Computer Information Systems Major requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
General Education (48 credit hours)
Business Core (34 credit hours)
CIS Major Requirements (27 credit hours)
Electives (11 credit hours)