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Major

Curriculum

Please see the Catalog: CIS Section

General Education

Please refer to the General Education Requirements in the Undergraduate Programs section of your catalog.

Humanities: Must include 3 credits of SPCOM 103 or equivalent
Social Science: Must include ECON 201 and ECON 202
Mathematics: Must include MATH 121
Quantitative Analysis:

CourseSectionCourse
MATH 221 Applied Calculus
BUSAD 265 Inferential Statistics & Problem Solving

OR

CourseSectionCourse
MATH 156 Introduction to Statistics
BUSAD 360 Advanced Business Statistics

CIS Core Courses

CoursesSectionTitleCredits
CIS 100 Intro to Word & Windows 1
CIS 103 PowerPoint & Web Publishing 1
CIS 104 Excel Spreadsheets 1
CIS 105 MS Access DBMS 1
CIS 150 Computer Information Systems 3
CIS 171 Intro to Java Programming 4
CIS 185 PC Architecture 3
CIS 240 Object-Oriented Ana. & Design 3
CIS 271 Adv. Program Design with Java 4
CIS 289 Network Concepts 3
CIS 311 Intro. To Web Development 3
CIS 315 UNIX Operating System 3
CIS 350 Database Systems 3
CIS 432 Senior Professional Project 6
CIS 493 Senior Seminar 1
TOTAL 40

Required Related Courses

CoursesSectionTitleCredits
BUSAD 270 Business Communications 3
MGMT 201 Principles of Management 3
MGMT 368 Project Management 3
TOTAL 9

CIS Electives (12 Credits)

CIS electives are selected from the list below. Students may focus their CIS major in one of the following areas: computer security, software and web application development, systems analysis and design, database design and development, and network design and administration.

CoursesSectionTitleCredits
CIS 356 Mobile Application Programming 3
CIS 359 Advanced Programming with C# 3
CIS 360 IT Security 3
CIS 401 Network Systems Admin 3
CIS 402 Linux networks & Routing 3
CIS 411 Internet Server-Side Prog. 3
CIS 450 Database Systems II​ 3
CIS 461 IT Security Management 3
CIS 462 Computer Forensics 3
CIS 481 IT Implementation 3
CIS 482 IT Strategy 3
CIS 490 Special Projects 1-5
CIS 491 Special Topics 1-5
CIS 496 Cooperative Education 1-5

Computer Security Emphasis

CIS majors can complete the Computer Security emphasis by completing the following 12 CIS elective credits:

CoursesSectionTitleCredits
CIS 360 IT Security 3
CIS 461 IT Security Management 3
CIS 462 Computer Forensics 3
CIS 401 Network Systems Administration 3
OR
CIS 402 Linux Networks and Routing 3
TOTAL 12

Computer Information Systems Department

Faculty and Staff

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