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  • Computer Information Systems

    The mission of the Computer Information Systems Program is to prepare students for entry-level programming and information processing positions in business and government. Graduates of the Computer Information Systems program also meet minimum academic requirements for admission to graduate studies programs in computer information systems.

    The minimum number of hours required for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Computer Information Systems is 123 semester hours.
  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours
    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)

    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 12 hours
    A. Six semester hours from the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3
      OR
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)

    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)

    C. Three semester hours from the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
      OR
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1)
      AND
    • HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)

    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 17 hours
    A. Nine semester hours from the following:

    • MH 113. Precalculus Algebra (3)
    • BQ 271. Introduction to Business Statistics (3)
    • MH 266. Business Calculus (3)
      OR
    • MH 114. Precalculus Trigonometry (3) (Technology Program majors only)

    B. Eight semester hours of approved science courses with laboratory or eight semester hours from the following:

    • BY 101. Introductory Biology I (4)
    • BY 102. Introductory Biology II (4)
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)
    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • GE 102. Physical Geology (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)

    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours
    A. Three semester hours from the following:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)

    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)

    C. Six semester hours from the following:

    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

    V . Computer Information Systems: 3 hours
    A. Three semester hours from the following:

    • CS 205. Microcomputer Applications (3) (required for non-CIS majors)
      OR
    • CS 210. Introduction to CIS (3) (required for CIS majors)

    VI. UWA Experience: 3 hours
    A. Three semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)
    • Any elective (1)

    Business Professional Component

    The Business Professional Component requires 40 hours and must be completed by all accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing, and computer information systems. Students majoring in technology programs are not required to complete the Business Professional Component.

    Courses:

    • AC 211. Accounting I (3)
    • AC 212. Accounting II (3)
    • BA 263. Business Law and Legal Environment (3)
    • BA 420. Business Communications (3)
    • BQ 371. Advanced Business Statistics (3)
    • BA 400. Professional Development Seminar (3) *
      or the following based on advisor’s approval
    • BA 401 . Professional Development Seminar I (1) 
    • BA 402 . Professional Development Seminar II (1) 
    • BA 403 . Professional Development Seminar III (1) 
    • BA 404 . Professional Development Seminar IV (1) 
    • BA 450. International Business Seminar (3)
    • FI 300. Finance (3)
    • MG 300. Management (3)
    • MG 370. Management Information Systems (3)
    • MG 390. Operations Management (3)
    • MG 490. Strategic Management (3)
    • MK 300. Marketing (3)

    Total: 40 hours

    Note(s):  It is recommended to take the above courses in the following order: AC 211, AC 212, BA 263, MK 300, MG 300, FI 300, BQ 371, MG 370, MG 390, BA 400, BA 420, BA 450, MG 490. All incoming juniors should take BA 401 or BA 402 or BA 403. BA 404 should be taken during the student’s last semester.
    *One additional elective hour will be required with this course.

  • Computer Information Systems Program Requirements

    Business Professional Courses for Computer Information Systems Majors (37 semester hours)

    • AC 300. Survey of Accounting (3)
    • BA 263. Business Law and Legal Environment (3)
    • BA 401. Professional Development Seminar I (1)
    • BA 402. Professional Development Seminar II (1)
    • BA 403. Professional Development Seminar III (1)
    • BA 404. Professional Development Seminar IV (1)
    • BA 420. Business Communications (3)
    • BQ 371. Advanced Business Statistics (3)
    • BA 450. International Business Seminar (3)
    • FI 300. Finance (3)
    • MG 300. Management (3)
    • MG 315. Project Management (3)
    • MG 390. Operations Management (3)
    • MG 490. Strategic Management (3)
    • MK 300. Marketing (3)

    Required Courses (21 semester hours):

    • CS 280. Network Communication (3)
    • CS 300. Programming I (3)
    • CS 390. Information Security (3)
    • CS 391. Cyber Security (3)
    • CS 470. Systems Analysis (3)
    • CS 472. Database Management (3)
    • CS 480. Systems Project (3)


    Electives (15 hours required):

    Choose one of the two options below:

     

    Application Development Option:

    • CS 301. Programming II (3)
    • CS 320. Visual Basic (3)
    • CS 340. Operating Systems (3)
    • CS 370. Data Structures (3)
    • Approved electives from Computer Information Systems (6)*

    Network Option:

    • CS 381. Network Administration I (3)
    • CS 382. Network Administration II (3)
    • CS 383. Network Infrastructure (3)
    • CS 390. Information Security (3)
    • Approved electives from Computer Information Systems (6)*

    Approved Electives:

    • CS 215. PC Maintenance and Support
    • CS 285. Network Maintenance and Support (3)
    • CS 310. Ethics in CIS (3)
    • CS 340. Operating Systems (3)
    • CS 350. Internet Applications (3)
    • CS 375. GUI Programming (3)
    • TY 383. Microprocessors/Microcontroller Programming (3)

    Note(s):  *CS 205 and CS 305 cannot be used to fulfill the CS elective.