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The Computer Information Systems Bachelor of Science degree is designed to provide students a broad range of computer programming skills.  Students will learn to work with corporate management and subject matter experts to analyze information needs and determine ways in which computer systems can be used to meet those needs.  Students will choose between four majors: Business Simulation and Computer Gaming, Database Management, Programming, and Web Design and Development. It is highly recommended that all students use open electives to complete more than one major or an additional specialty.

**Which class should I take? When should I take it?  Please click here for a recommended program sequence.

Foundations of Excellence 21 cr.
COMM120 Presentation Techniques 3 cr.
ENGL109 Composition 3 cr.
ENGL110 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL311 Professional Writing 3 cr.
FRSM100 Career and Education Seminar 3 cr.
HUMN310-315 Global Cultures: Choice of country or culture 3 cr.
SOSC201 Diversity in Society 3 cr.
Foundations of Mathematics and Science 15-17 cr.
MATH125 Intermediate Algebra 3 cr.
MATH135 or MATH150 College Algebra or Pre-Calculus 3-4 cr.
PHYS100 and PHYS100L Applied Physics with Lab 3 cr.
STAT220 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
Choose one of the following: 3 cr.
ENVS125 Introduction to Environmental Studies 3 cr.
MATH140 Finite Mathematics 3 cr.
Foundations of Business 9-10 cr.
ACCT200 or ACCT201 Accounting Basics for Managers or Accounting Foundations I 3-4 cr.
BUSN210 Professional Ethics 3 cr.
MGMT211 Management Foundations 3 cr.
Foundations of Technology 18 cr.
CISP111 Systems Foundations 3 cr.
CISP220 Web Page Applications 3 cr.
CISP231/233/237 Programming Language I - Choose between C++, C# or Java I 3 cr.
CISP232/234/239 Programming Language II - Sequential to language chosen in Programming Language I 3 cr.
CISP250 Discrete Structures 3 cr.
GPMT350 Principles of Project Management 3 cr.
Major 58 cr.
BITS212 Microcomputer Applications: Database 3 cr.
CISP247 Database Design 3 cr.
CISP275 Database Administration 3 cr.
CISP280 Artificial Intelligence 3 cr.
CISP311 Database Systems 4 cr.
CISP312 Data Structures 3 cr.
CISP325 Data Mining 3 cr.
CISP328 Database Programming 3 cr.
CISP410 Systems Integration 3 cr.
CISP420 Distributed Architectures 3 cr.
CISP446 Data Warehousing 3 cr.
IAAS221 Security Foundations 3 cr.
IAAS331 Database and Distributed Systems 3 cr.
NETW101 PC Operating Systems 3 cr.
NETW141 MS Client and Server OS 3 cr.
NETW217 UNIX Operating System 3 cr.
NETW243 MS Administer SQL Server 3 cr.
STAT322 Inferential Statistics 3 cr.
TECH497 College of Technology Capstone 3 cr.