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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Computer Information Systems, B.S.


The Computer Information Systems program provides for the needs of a dynamic and integral part of business and industry–the information systems environment. The Computer Information Systems program consists of 121 hours of undergraduate academic credit. In addition to meeting 42 semester hour university core curriculum requirement, students must meet their major core requirements, CIS Environment, Technology and approved technical electives. Students will obtain a background in business applications, computer concepts, problem solving, decision making, human relations, evaluation, analysis, and communications. Information systems technologists can be found in a broad spectrum of careers in the private and public sectors including the areas of end-user support, system analysis, telecommunications specialist, applications development, technology project management, database administration, training, and consulting.

Students wishing to change their major to Computer Information Systems must have a 2.5 grade point average for all college level work attempted.

All majors and minors in the Department of Information and Logistics Technology must earn a grade of C or better in all major/minor courses. No grade lower than C will be accepted on any courses applicable to the major transferred to the University of Houston.

Approved Technical electives: Twelve semester hours. Six hours must be at the 3000 level or above.


Note(s):


(Major GPA is calculated on the major requirements and approved electives.)

College Requirements and University Core


Communication


(6 semester hours which includes university core)

Writing in the Disciplines


(3 semester hours which includes university core)

American History and Government/Political Science


(12 semester hours which includes university core)

Language, Philosophy & Culture


(3 semester hours which includes university core)

Creative Arts


(3 semester hours which includes university core - choose from approve list)

Social and Behavioral Sciences


(3 semester hours which includes university core)

Mathematics/Reasoning


(6 semester hours which includes university core)

Students will be expected to place out of MATH 1310  by either Math Placement Exam, CLEP, or have taken MATH 1310 

Life & Physical Sciences


(6 semester hours which includes university core - choose from approved list)