Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Computer Information Systems/Business (BS.CIS.BUS)
The purpose of the program is to prepare students for employment in the field of Information Systems. Students will have a broad-based business perspective, a solid foundation in critical thinking and analysis, the ability to design and create an information technology solution, and strong communication and team skills.
The required business courses help to prepare students to comprehend the concepts and language common to the business realm. This serves to enhance the student's understanding of the role that information systems play in the operations of all types of business organizations.
The programming component is designed to help students become proficient in computer programming in an Object-Oriented Programming environment. Students will be exposed to the key role that databases play in capturing, storage, processing, and reporting of information within an organization.
By the time of graduation, students completing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems/Business must be able to:
- Understand Computer Information Systems concepts.
- Develop problem solving and critical thinking.
- Communicate effectively with various individuals and groups.
- Collaborate in a team environment.
- Demonstrate characteristics of lifelong learning.