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Degree Requirements

Computer Information Systems has emerged as a professional discipline in recent years and the importance of computer technology in science, business and our daily lives is well recognized. The program is structured to prepare students for graduate school or employment in the business sector. The program emphasizes skills and professional practice set in the context of an integrated liberal arts education. An optional cooperative educational program is available to provide additional related experience. Programs with dual majors in Accounting, Business and Mathematics are encouraged.

No Computer Information Systems major may graduate with a "D" in any Computer Information Systems course. Any "D" earned must be replaced by repeating the course in question.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Core Courses (36 hours): CIS 113, 114, 211, 212, 226, 231, 267, 314, 336, 341, 342; Senior Seminar: 1 - 3 of CIS 410 and 411 are both required for a minimum total of 3 hours
  • Computer Information Systems Electives (12 hours): May include 6 hours of Co-op in an approved computer related field and/or up to 6 hours of approved substitutes from Mathematics . Two of the elective must be at the 300 or 400 level. CIS 348 does not count as an elective.
  • Math Requirement: MAT 135 and 205 or associate's degree in Mathematics
  • Associate's degree in Web Design, Business Administration, Accounting, Economics or Mathematics

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  • Core Courses (24 hours): MAT 135; CIS 113; CIS 226; CIS 267; CIS 231; CIS 336; and one of the following pairs of programming language courses: CIS 211 and 212, or CIS 114 and 314, or CIS 341 and 342

ASSOCIATE IN WEB DESIGN

  • Core Courses (24 hours): CIS 111 or CIS 113; CIS 241 or CIS 267; CIS 240; CIS 247; CIS 248; CIS 341; CIS 342 and CIS 348
  • Art (9 hours) ART 101 or ART 215, ART 146, ART 366