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Computer Information Systems

Dockery 400-L
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4631

Computer Information Systems (CIS)

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Computer Information Systems will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical expectations in the work place.
  • Use productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, and database) effectively and manage hardware and software resources by applying knowledge of operating systems and environments.
  • Develop application software using skills in appropriate business programming languages (e.g. Java, Visual Basic, COBOL).
  • Develop and maintain databases using theoretical and applied knowledge of relational database management systems (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Develop and maintain telecommunications networks using theoretical and applied knowledge of telecommunications (e.g. Novell, Windows/NT).
  • Analyze business problems and develop solutions by applying critical thinking skills within the systems development process (e.g. The Systems Development Life Cycle [SDLC], Prototyping.
  • Be a team player by applying group process skills; participate fully in group discussion and activities, lead/follow when appropriate; provide support and collaboration when needed.
  • Access information resources and communicate effectively using a variety of methods: oral, written, and electronic.
  • Design and construct client/server applications by using appropriate tools and architectures and develop effective graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
  • Apply project management skills when creating a business solution within an information architecture.