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Computer Information Systems (CIS) Major, B.S.
(also listed under Business Administration)

Note: Asterisked (*) courses have prerequisites not included in this major or require consent of instructor.

I. Required Computer Information Systems Core

BUAD 2280 Computer Business Applications (3 credits)
BUAD 2381 Structured Application Development (3 credits)
BUAD 3381 Management Information Systems (3 credits)
BUAD 3382 Advanced Application System Development (3 credits)
BUAD 3384 Systems Analysis and Design (3 credits)
BUAD 4385 Data Modeling and Design (3 credits)
BUAD 4387 Corporate Information Management (3 credits)
CS 1309 Problem Solving and Computer Science (4 credits)
CS 2321 Computer Science I (4 credits)
CS 2322 Computer Science II (4 credits)

Subtotal 33 Credits

II. Advanced CIS Project

Select one advanced CIS project (consult with advisor):

BUAD 4386 Applied Software Development Project (3 credits)
BUAD 4910 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
or CS 4910 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
BUAD 4970 Internship (3 credits)
or CS 4970 Internship (3 credits)

Subtotal 3 Credits

III. Additional Required Courses

ACCT 1101 Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
ACCT 1102 Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
*BUAD 2231 Business Statistics I (3 credits)
or *STAT 2610 Applied Statistics (4 credits)
BUAD 3223 Operations Management (3 credits)
BUAD 3351 Management (3 credits)
BUAD 3361 Marketing (3 credits)
BUAD 3771 Financial Management (3 credits)
ECON 2000 Markets and Resource Allocation (3 credits)
ECON 2100 Macro Economics and the Business Cycle (3 credits)
*MATH 2471 Calculus I (5 credits)

Subtotal 32-33 Credits

IV. Electives

Select 9 credits from A and B. At least two courses must be from Group A.
  1. BUAD 3281 Decision Support Systems (3 credits)
    BUAD 3283 E-Commerce Web Development (3 credits)
    BUAD 3383 Data Communications (3 credits)
    CS 3350 Event-Driven Programming in a Windows Environment (3 credits)
    CS 3360 Object-Oriented Software Development (3 credits)
    CS 3528 Data Structures and Algorithms (3 credits)
    CS 3718 Computer Graphics (3 credits)
    CS 4280 Programming Language Structures (3 credits)
    *CS 4361 Software Engineering I (3 credits)
    CS 4362 Software Engineering II (3 credits)
  2. *BUAD 3232 Business Statistics II (3 credits)
    BUAD 3520 Business Ethics (3 credits)
    CS 3507 File Processing and Database Systems (3 credits)
    *CS 3610 Introduction to Operations Research (3 credits)
    *MATH 3210 Foundations and Discrete Mathematics (4 credits)

Subtotal 9 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 77-78 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor of Science Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR CIS MAJOR, B.S.

The following is a list of required CIS courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions

Freshman

BUAD 2280 Computer Business Applications
College Writing courses
Science or Mathematics
Liberal Education courses

Sophomore

ACCT 1101 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1102 Principles of Accounting II
BUAD 2231 Business Statistics I
or STAT 2610 Applied Statistics
BUAD 3223 Quantitative Analysis and Operations Management
BUAD 3381 Management Information Systems
CS 1309 Problem Solving and Computer Science
ECON 2000 Markets and Resource Allocation
ECON 2100 Macro Economics and the Business Cycle
Science or Mathematics
Liberal Education courses

Junior

BUAD 2381 Structured Application Development
BUAD 3351 Management
BUAD 3361 Marketing
BUAD 3382 Advanced Application System Development
BUAD 3771 Financial Management
CS 2321 Introduction to Computer Science I
CS 2322 Introduction to Computer Science II
Computer Information Systems electives

Senior

BUAD 3384 Systems Analysis and Design
BUAD 4385 Data Modeling and Design
BUAD 4386 Applied Software Development Project or Internship
BUAD 4387 Corporate Information Management
Computer Information Systems electives
Liberal Education courses

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