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
- 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,
- Develop and maintain telecommunications networks using theoretical
and applied knowledge of telecommunications (e.g. Novell,
- 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
- Apply project management skills when creating a business solution
within an information architecture.