Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems Major

The Computer Information Systems major is systems-oriented and prepares the student for responsibilities and assignments involving all aspects of business information systems. They are prepared to provide the link between users in everyday business situations and the technical world of computers.

This program is based on curriculum recommendations by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and preparation for accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc (ABET) has begun. CIS majors take the same core courses as Computer Science majors along with Database Management, C++/Unix++ programming, and Data Communications. Advanced requirements are courses related to the definition, design, construction, and management of information systems.

Requirements in related areas focus on commercial topics and include courses in Mathematics, Economics, Business Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Psychology.