Computer Information Systems

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 SpecializationCredit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies48
Gary E. West College of Business Core45
CIS 340 Computer Programming & Logic3
CIS 366 Data Communications3
CIS 371 Advanced Visual Basic3
CIS 372 Database Management Systems3
CIS 450 CAPSTONE: Systems Analysis & Development3
CIS 460 Management Information Systems3
CIS 463 Business Modeling3
CIS 482 Networking/Hardware3
Restricted Computer Information Systems Electives (1 course)3

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