This program of study can prepare you to be an active participant in the Information Age. The twenty-first century promises to be one of unparalleled opportunities for individuals with these special business skills.
The CIS curriculum provides instruction in all areas of computerized information systems. The coursework is centered around personal computers and network operations. Housed in Main Hall are three state-of-the-art personal computer labs with Internet access which are available for CIS students.
Programming languages in the curriculum emphasize Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 in addition to Database Management. This specialization provides CIS students with practical hands-on experience working with the most popular software packages.
Students graduating from the CIS specialization are entering a job market offering multiple opportunities for employment as programmers or information services staff in all types of organizations at locations across the country.
Required Courses - Computer Information Systems Specialization Credit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies 48
Gary E. West College of Business Core 38
MGT 474 Organizational Behavior 3
BIS 340 Computer Programming & Logic 4
BIS 366 Data Communications 3
BIS 371 Advanced Visual Basic 3
BIS 372 Data Base Management Systems 3
BIS 450 Systems Analysis & Development 3
BIS 460 Management Information Systems 3
BIS 461 Operating Systems 3
BIS 463 Decision Support Systems 3
Computer Information Systems Electives (2 courses) 6
General or Business Electives 9