Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Create the next ‘killer’ app. Stop hackers as a computer security specialist. Maintain the enterprise-wide computer community as a network administrator. Or take an organization online as a Web site developer.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, five of the 12 fastest-growing occupations in the United States during the next five years will be in computer systems. Take advantage of this trend by majoring in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Albertus Magnus College. As you learn on state-of-the-art equipment at AMC, you benefit from our small class sizes, liberal arts philosophy of education and the personal attention of our professional faculty.
Learn the basics of management, statistics, business communication, marketing and economics as you develop the computer-specific and broad skills needed for a productive life. Put your theoretical knowledge to use in practical applications that provide the foundation for careers ranging from systems analysis, database design and e-business management to database administration and project management in organizations of all sizes, including corporations, government agencies and educational institutions.
Prepare for professional certification examinations, such as A+, Network+, Security+ and CDIA+, through CIS courses at Albertus Magnus, or study for a minor in computer information systems.
Where Will Your Degree Take You?
Video Game Designer
Program Of Study (51 Credits)
Computer Information Systems Major (51 credits)
CIS 170 Operating Systems Concepts
CIS 172 Database Development
CIS 174 Introduction to Programming
CIS 276 Systems Analysis and Development
CIS 325 Data Communications
CIS 330 Issues in Computer Ethics
CIS 379 Management of the IS Function
CIS 382 Computer Networks
CIS 383 Internet and Web Publishing
CIS 385 Information Systems Security
CIS 388 Project Management
CIS 393 Senior Computer Project
Five of the following courses:
CIS 115 Computer Essentials
CIS 171 Spreadsheet Development
CIS 252 Special Topics
CIS 278 Advanced Database Development
CIS 301 Technology and the Arts
CIS 315 Healthcare and IT
CIS 320 Computer Forensics I
CIS 321 Computer Forensics II
CIS 380 Internship
CIS 386 Advanced Website Development
CIS 387 Electronic Commerce
CIS 390 Independent Study
BE 135 Business Communications
BE 161 Financial Accounting
BE 391 Business Policy Seminar
MG 131 Principles of Management
AR 114 Graphic Design I
AR 201 Introduction to Computer Art
The minor in Computer Information Systems is designed to allow the non-major an opportunity to specialize in Computer Information Systems. A maximum of two courses are allowed to be utilized from another area requirement.
- CIS 115 Computer Essentials
- CIS 379 Management of the IS Function
Four additional CIS courses selected in consultation with the Director of the CIS Program.