BSIS Program

Overview

 

A total of 184 units is required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems, of which 108 units are in the major. The units taken outside of the major are normally obtained from GE and free electives. 

Two options, Information Systems and Information Technology, are offered in the CIS Major program. Both options require a common core of 88 units of which 32 units are obtained from lower division and 56 units from upper division courses in the College of Business and Economics. The remaining 20 units are derived from electives. Each student with upper division standing must select an option, the option being either Information Systems or Information Technology.
 

 Information Systems

Information Technology

 32 Units of required lower division core courses

 56 Units of required upper division core courses

 8 Units of CIS electives

 

20 Units of CIS electives

 12 Units of electives from one area of study

Total of 108 units

 Total of 108 units

 


Required Courses (32+56=88 Units)
  
 Lower Division Required Courses (32 Units)
 
  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Financial Accounting (4)
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Managerial Accounting (4)
  • CIS 100 - Business Computer Systems (4)
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics (4)
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics (4)
  • ECON 209 - Applied Business and Economic Statistics I (4)
  • FIN 205 - Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business I (4)
  • CIS 283 - Introduction to Application Programming with Java (4)
Upper Division Required Courses (56 Units)
  • ACCT 310 - Accounting Information for Decision Making (4)
  • BUS 305 - Business Communications (4)
  • CIS 301 - Management Information Systems (4)
  • CIS 405 - Database Design and Development (4)
  • CIS 406 - Systems Analysis and Design (4)
  • CIS 410 - Hardware and Software Architecture (4)
  • CIS 484 - Communications Systems (4)
  • CIS 490 - Capstone: Information Systems (4)
  • ECON 309 - Applied Business and Economic Statistics II (4)
  • FIN 303 - Business Finance (4)
  • MGMT 306 - Operations Management (4)
  • MGMT 307 - Management and Organizational Behavior (4)
  • MGMT 308 - Business Responsibilities in Society (4)
  • MKT 304 - Principles of Marketing (4)
 
 

Elective Courses (20 Units)
 
Information Systems Option (8+12=20 Units): Select 8 units from CIS elective courses and 12 units of elective courses from either one of the following disciplines - Accounting, Finance, Management or Marketing, (Other functional areas outside of the college of business and economics can be considered with the approval of the advisor.)
 
Information Technology Option (20 Units): Select 20 Units from CIS elective courses
 
List of CIS Elective Courses 
  • CIS 320 - Data Processing and Analytics (4)
  • CIS 361 - Web Design and Development (4)
  • CIS 383 - Multimedia and Game Application Programming (4)
  • CIS 437 - Security Risk Management and Internal Controls (4)
  • CIS 438 - Computer Forensics and Investigations (4)
  • CIS 445 - Network Application Development (4)
  • CIS 451 - Fundamentals of ERP Technology (4)
  • CIS 454 - Special Topics in Computer Information Systems (4) ** (when applicable)
  • CIS 457 - Advanced Java Programming (4)
  • CIS 458 - E-business Application Development with Oracle (4)
  • CIS 459 - Advanced Information Systems Development (4)
  • CIS 472 - Wireless Communications and Networks (4)
  • CIS 473 - Network Security Essentials and Practice (4)
  • CIS 485 - Local Area Networks (4)
  • CIS 486 - Managing Information Systems Projects (4)
  • CIS 487 - Decision Support Systems (4)
  • CIS 488 - Information Security (4)
  • CIS 498 - Cooperative Education in Information Systems (1–4) *

(others with adviser approval)

*Total of CIS 398 and CIS 498 units may not exceed 8 units and must be approved by the adviser
**Total of CIS 454 units may not exceed 8 units.

 
For more information and recent changes in the program requirements, please check the following webpage.