Computer Information Systems
- Mission, Objectives and Context
- Association of Information Technology Professionals
- Degrees Offered
- CIS Faculty
- CIS Scholarships
- Importance of AACSB International Accreditation
- Course Offerings By Semester
- Course Syllabus
- Department Schedule
- Department Events
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.