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Computer Information Systems Curriculum

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ACAD1001 First Year Experience 2 MGMT1805 Introduction to Project Management 3
INFO1300 Information Systems in Organizations 3 ENGL1003 Writing about Literature 3
ENGL1001 English Composition I 3 MGMT2200 Principles of Management and Leadership 3
PSYC1001 Introduction to Psychology 3 MATH2200 Statistics 3
MGMT1000 Introduction to Business 3 Open Elective 3
MATH1200 College Algebra 3
17 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
ECON2001 Microeconomics 3 ECON2002 Macroeconomics 3
CPTR2800 Information Security and Information Technology Fundamentals 3 LGLS2205 Legal Aspects of Business 3
ACCT2004 Entrepreneurial Accounting 3 History Elective
MKTG2104 Principles of Marketing 3 INFO1001 Technology and Society 3
Open Elective 3 INFO3300 Business Analytics 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
MGMT3200 Financial Management 3 MGMT3100 Managing in the Global Economy 3
MGMT3800 Management  Information Systems 3 MGMT3400 Human Resource Management 3
MKTG3001 Marketing Management 3 Communications Elective 3
MKTG3300 Customer Engagement 3 Approved program elective 3
Science Elective w/lab 4 Science Elective 3
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours Spring Semester Credit Hours
MGMT4900 Career Internship 3 MGMT4100 Business Policy and Strategy 3
Approved program elective 3000+ 3 Approved program elective 3000+ 3
PHIL3001 Ethics 3 Global Awareness and Diversity Elective 3
Approved program elective 2000+ 3 Health Elective 3
Open Elective 3 Open Elective 3
15 15
Total Credits: 123

Students need to take four courses from a group to earn specialization.  Specializations are recorded on the academic transcript.  Students may choose to take four electives which are not grouped in a specialization.
Specialization in Computer Programming and Networking

CPTR1100 Computer Programming I 3 cr.
CPTR1400 Computer Programming II 3 cr.
CPTR2300 Data Structures 3 cr.
CPTR3600 Networking I 3 cr.
CPTR4600 Networking II 3 cr.

Specialization in Information Security

CPTR2800 Information Security and Information Technology Fundamentals 3 cr.
CPTR2801 Information Security Threat Landscape and Attacker Motivation 3 cr.
CPTR2802 Defending and Attacking Modern Networked Computer Systems 3 cr.
CPTR3801 Information Security Incident Handling 3 cr.
CPTR3802 Business Communication for Information Security Professionals 3 cr.
CPTR4801 Emerging Technologies and Implications for Information Security 3 cr.
CPTR4802 Security Management and Policy Topics 3 cr.

Specialization in Project Management

MGMT2805 Project Planning & Control 3 cr.
MGMT3805 Project Team Management 3 cr.
MGMT3806 Influence, Decision Making and Problem Solving in Project Management 3 cr.
MGMT4105 Project Management: Tools & Techniques 4 cr.
MGMT4805 Project Management Capstone 3 cr.

Other approved program electives

INFO2100 Internet 3 cr.
GRPH2160 Introduction to Web Design 3 cr.
GRPH3110 Advanced Web Design 3 cr.

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