Major in Computer Information Systems

Degree Requirement Summary (DRS)

All students pursuing a CIS major or minor should visit the CIS department for specific advising.  

Major Requirements

  • CS 150 Introduction Data & Information Management
  • CS 180 Programming Fundamentals
  • CS 240 Business Process & Communication Infrastructure
  • CS 350 Database Management Systems
  • CS 360 Business Systems Analysis & Design
  • CS Elective
  • CS Elective     
  • CS Elective

Special Notes

  • CS majors must take an MA elective.

  • Electives can be chosen from any CS course except CS 213 or CS 314.

Think you might like to major in computer information systems?  Speak to mentors and professors in the department to learn more about what your classes might entail, meet with alumni who are currently working in the field, think about potential career possibilities such as database administrator, network engineer, quality assurance specialist or programmer.  For further career exploration, visit the Career Services Website.