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 Info Systems Major Credit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies 48
Gary E. West College of Business Core 45
CIS 340 Computer Programming & Logic 3
CIS 366 Data Communications 3
CIS 371 Advanced Visual Basic 3
CIS 372 Database Management Systems 3
CIS 450 CAPSTONE: Systems Analysis & Development 3
CIS 460 Management Information Systems 3
CIS 463 Business Modeling 3
CIS 482 Networking/Hardware 3
Restricted Computer Information Systems Electives (1 course) 3
Click on the current advising information sheet for the year you will enter (or entered) as a freshman for complete university and WCOB requirements.
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2015-2016
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2014-2015
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2013-2014
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2012-2013
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2011-2012
- COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADVISING SHEET 2008-2010