Computer Science, B.S. - Concentration: Information Systems

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126 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 1 – Quantitative Reasoning (select one from):
MAT 120 – College Algebra
MAT 122 – Precalculus

Tier 2 – Natural World 1: Physical Realm:
PHY 210 – College Physics

Tier 3 – Capstone:
CSC 400 – Computer Science Project Seminar

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

43 Credits Required

Requirements:
CSC 152 – Computer Programming I
CSC 153 – Computer Programming II
CSC 207 – Computer Systems
CSC 212 – Data Structures
CSC 310 – Multimedia Systems
CSC 324 – Computer Ethics
CSC 330 – Software Design and Development 
CSC 335 – Database Management Systems Design
CSC 380 – Network Technology
CSC 424 – System Administration

Select 3 Credits from Track A

Select 9 Credits from Track B

  • CSC 334 — Human-Computer Interactions
  • CSC 443 — Fundamentals of Internet Programming
  • CSC 453 — Information Security
  • CSC 463 — Development of Distributed and E-Commerce Applications
  • CSC 476 — Fundamentals of Data Warehousing

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

22 Credits Required (minimum)

Requirements:
ACC 200 — Principles of Financial Accounting
MAT 139 — Short Course in Calculus
MAT 178 — Elementary Discrete Mathematics
MAT 221 — Intermediate Applied Statistics

Select 3 courses from (9-10 credits):

  • ACC 210 — Managerial Accounting for Non-Accounting majors
  • ACC 310 — Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 370 — Accounting Information Systems
  • MGT 300 — Management and Organization
  • MIS 360 — Supply Chain Management
  • MIS 361 — Production and Operation Management
  • MIS 365 — Systems Thinking for MIS
  • MIS 370 — Business Information Systems
  • MIS 470 — Management of Information Systems Design

FREE ELECTIVES

Students must take remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).