Computer Information Systems Curriculum

A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems requires 120 semester credit hours  distributed as follows:

Required Courses 30 Hours
Course # Title Hrs. Credit
CISP 200 Programming I 3
CISP 201 Programming II 3
CISP 260 E-Business and Web App. Development 3
CISP 311 Data Structures & Algo. Des. 3
CISP 315 Data Communications and Networks 3
CISP 320 System Analysis and Design 3
CISP 415 Database Management Systems 3
CISP 426 Application of Object-Oriented Technology 3
CISP 428 Network/Internet Security Management 3
CISP 451 Project Management 3
Electives   6 hours
Course # Title Hrs. Credit
CISP 420 Independent Study 3
CISP 430 Data Mining for Business Intelligence 3
CISP 435 Applications of Information Security 3
CISP 460 Database Administration 3
CISP 481 Internship 3
Business Core 30 Hours
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BADM 240 Legal Environment of Business 3
BADM 250 Business Communication 3
BADM 301 Principles of  Finance 3
BADM 362 Principles of Management 3
BADM 370 Principles of Marketing 3
BADM 490 Business Policy 3
ECON 295 Economic and Business Statistics 3
CISP 250 Fundamentals of Information Systems 3
General Education Requirements 39 Hours
Mathematics      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
MATH 161 College Algebra 3
MATH 162 Trigonometry 3
English      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ENGL 111 English I 3
ENGL 112 English II 3
Social Science      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
ECON 211 Economic Principles I 3
ECON 222 Economic Principles II 3
Natural Science      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
BIOL 105/105L Introduction to Biology I 3
BIOL 106/106L Introduction to Biology II 3
PHYS/CHEM Natural Science 3
Humanities      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
COMM 210 Speech 3
HIST 210 or 220 History 3
ENGL 203 Introduction to Literature 3
Fine Arts      
  Course # Title Hrs. Credit
Fine Art Elective Introduction to Art or Survey of Music 3
Other Courses      
  Course #            Title Hrs. Credit
CISP 164 Computer Prod. Apps. I 3
CISP 166 Computer Prod. Apps. II 3
MATH 232 Finite Mathematics 3
Free Elective 3
JRDV 111 College Survival Skills 1
JRDV 111A Freshman Assembly 0
BIOL 105L Introduction to Biology I Lab 1
BIOL 106L Introduction to Biology II Lab 1
                                       Total Credit Hours                120
For an undergraduate degree, a grade of C or better is required in each CIS course. A comprehensive   CIS examination also is administered in addition to the general university graduation requirements. Some suggested course sequences for CIS Minors
Business Majors:  CISP 164, 166, 250, 260, 320 and 480.
Science Majors:  CISP 166, 200, 201, 250, 315, and 415.The CIS faculty advisors can provide additional suggestions for specific student needs or other majors.