The Computer Information Systems (CIS) major is structured to provide you with the theoretical framework upon which to build your knowledge and skills necessary to compete and be productive in IT world. Integrated within liberal arts tradition, our practical curriculum guides your journey to a career in the Computing and/or Information Technology field through hands-on activities, interactive applications and real-life projects that sharpen your abilities to problem solve and work in teams. It incorporates community outreach and senior capstone experiences that showcase your skills for future employers. In addition, CIS degree includes concentrations which gives you extra knowledge in an emerging field, such as Cyber-Security, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, or others.
Core courses for the major
Students without previous programming experience must take CS 170; otherwise consent of the instructor will be needed to take CS 176 and CS 178.