Computer Information Systems

Prepares individuals for professional computer and technology management positions in public and private organizations.

Required Courses (27 credits)

BPST 314 Business Legal Environment (3 credits)
CIST 299 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3 credits)
CIST 301 Business Information Systems (3 credits)
CIST 302 Visual Programming (3 credits)
or CIST 303 Object-Oriented Applications in Business (3 credits)
CIST 325 Information Security (3 credits)
CIST 404 Business Data Communications (3 credits)
CIST 425 Systems Analysis (3 credits)
CIST 461 Project Management for IT (3 credits)
CIST 490 IT Research Project (3 credits)

Elective Courses (12 credits to be selected, with minimum of 6 from CIST)

ACCT and/or LRSP electives (maximum of 6 credits)
CIST 401 Database Systems (3 credits)
CIST 405 Computer Networking (3 credits)
CIST 426 Managing Emerging Technologies (3 credits)
CIST 471 Special Topics (3-6 credits)
CIST 491 Directed Study (1-6 credits)
CIST 499 Internship (1-6 credits)
COMM 315 Communication and Technology (3 credits)
COMM 316 Strategic Communication (3 credits)
COMM 317 Corporate Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)
GISC 200 Introduction to GIS (4 credits)
GISC 220 Advanced Spatial Analysis (4 credits)
GISC 350 ArcObjects Programming (4 credits)
GISC 390 Geodatabases (4 credits)