This Computer Information Systems (CIS) program of study can prepare you to be an active participant in the Information Systems Digital Age. The twenty-first century promises to be one of unparalleled opportunities for individuals with CIS and business skills.
The Gary E West College of Business CIS program is housed in Main Hall which contains four Internet accessible computer labs available for CIS students. The curriculum provides instruction in all areas of CIS. Coursework is centered around programming, personal computers, and network operations.
Programming languages in the curriculum emphasize Microsoft Visual Studio, Database Management with a focus on Microsoft Sequel (SQL) Server, and Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). These programming languages provide CIS students with practical hands-on experience working with multiple software languages. Personal Computer (PC) skills are learned by understanding PC software and hardware. Networking knowledge is obtained by learning about data communications and industry standard models that regulate the communication between networked and IoT devices.
Students graduating from the CIS specialization are entering a job market offering numerous opportunities for employment such as:
- Application analyst
- Data analyst
- Database administrator
- Information systems manager
- IT consultant
- IT technical support officer
CIS careers are available in a wide variety of opportunities for all types of organizations and businesses around the world.
Required Courses - Computer Info Systems Major Credit Hours Total 120 West Liberty University General Studies 37 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 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 (Choose 1) CIS 481 Web & Application Development 3 CIS 483 Database Design/SQL 3 Business Minor Course 11
Click below to see detailed course requirements for the B.S.B.A. with a major in Computer Information Systems. Current students can access their detailed requirements and completed courses in WINS, using DegreeWorks.