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COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS & COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

Mission
The mission of the Department of Computer Information Systems & Computer Science is to create an active, experiential learning environment that prepares students to be able to plan, design and manage an e-commerce- ready enterprise that is driven by efficient business processes and supported by a Web-ready integrated database environment.

To fullfill our mission the following overall goals of the Department of CIS/CS are  to:

•       Teach and broadly disseminate fundamental knowledge concerning the design, use and implementation of organizational computer information systems.

•       Prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skills for success in the workplace and life-long learning as a business professional in the field of computer information systems.

•       Maintain a high level of effectiveness in instruction, intellectual contribution and professional service.

•       Provide an environment conducive to attracting students and developing professional faculty.

•       Develop fundamental understanding of programming through the systematic study of algorithmic processes that create, describe, and transform information.  

OUTLINED PROGRAM OF STUDY
Computer Information Systems Major
Requirements (B. S. Degree, 123 hours)

The program of study of CIS/CS focuses on the development and management of computer information systems in a business environment.

The CIS/CS curriculum is geared towards preparing students to:
•       Acquire skills, competencies and knowledge required to design, implement, and use computer information systems.
•       Successfully pursue professional careers in the field of computer information systems.
•       Prepare students with programming and analysis interests in the computer science minor.
 
General Education                                            52 hours
SLSB Core Courses                                           38 hours
ACC 201 Financial Accounting
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting
ECO 232 Micro-Economics
FNB 300 Principles of Finance
MGT 199 Professional and Ethical Development
MGT 200 Intro to Legal Environments
MGT 213 Managerial Communications
MGT 313 Operations Management
MGT 314 Management and Organizational Behavior
MGT 316 Global Business
MKT 300 Principles of Marketing
MGT 413 Strategic Management in a Global Environment


Restricted Electives                                                9 hours

Required Computer Info. Systems Courses     24 hours
CIS 263 Data Communications
CIS 265 Web Development
CIS 360 Database
CIS 362 Hardware/Software


CIS 368 Visual Basic
CIS 369 C++ Programming
CIS 460 Systems Development
CIS 461 Client Server Essentials
Total Hours Required for Degree                      123 Hours