Computer Information Systems Concentration

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the computer information industry will provide the top-eight growth jobs over the next eight years. Students majoring in the bachelor of science in business administration’s computer information systems (CIS) concentration have leading-edge tools and techniques in their grasp (MSDNAA, Rational Suite Enterprise, IBM products, and Oracle), as well as a solid foundation of business skills.

Students majoring in the bachelor of science in business administration’s computer information systems concentration establish a robust facility that prepares them to pursue either a business career with a strong understanding of how technology facilitates achieving business objectives, or a technology career with a firm grasp of how business objectives drive information systems toward achieving business goals.

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Computer Information Systems


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Computer Programming I CPTR1100 3
Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm CORE1100 3
Introduction to Psychology PSYC1001 3
Introduction to Business Models MGMT1000 3
Applied Business Statistics MATH2101 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
General Education Elective 3
Introduction to Project Management MGMT1805 3
The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems CORE-ENGL 3
Marketing I - Creating Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies MKTG2004 3
Global Economics: Micro and Macro Perspectives ECON1200 3

Credits Total: 30

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Accounting and Finance I - Concepts and Tools ACCT2100 3
Information Security and IT Fundamentals CPTR2800 3
Marketing II - Analyzing Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies MKTG3004 3
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset CORE3100 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Business Career Exploration MGMT2900 3
Accounting and Finance II - Financial Decision Making ACCT3100 3
Supply Chains & Innovations MGMT2400 3
Writing about Literature ENGL1003 3
General Education Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Business Decision Making: Law, Ethics and Strategies MGMT3700 3
Management Information Systems MGMT3800 3
Science Elective w/ Lab 4
CPTR Elective (3000+) 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Career Internship MGMT4900 3
Marketing and Product Management MKTG3001 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
General Education Elective 3
CPTR Elective 3

Credits Total: 31

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Capstone I (Business Policy) MGMT4101 3
Business Analytics INFO3300 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective 3
CPTR Elective (3000+) 3
Open Elective 3

Spring Semester

Course NameNumberCredits
Capstone II (Business Elective 3000+) MGMT4102 3
Developing Business Leadership MGMT4003 3
General Education Elective 3
CPTR Elective 3
Open Elective 3

Credits Total: 30

Students may choose to take any four approved program electives in order to complete the degree. A listing of approved program electives can be found on the Becker website under the Registrar’s office

Students need to take four courses from a group to earn specialization. Students may choose to take four electives which are not grouped in a specialization. Specialization in Computer Programming and Networking; Information Security; and Project Management


Course NameNumberCredits
Computer Programming and Networking
Computer Programming II CPTR1400 3
Data Structures CPTR2300 3
Networking I CPTR3600 3
Networking II CPTR4600 3
Information Security
Information Security and Information Technology Fundamentals CPTR2800 3
Information Security Threat Landscape and Attacker Motivation CPTR280 3
Defending and Attacking Modern Networked Computer Systems CPTR2802 3
Information Security Incident Handling CPTR3801 3
Business Communication for Information Security Professionals CPTR3802 3
Emerging Technologies and Implications for Information Security CPTR4801 3
Security Management and Policy Topics CPTR4802 3
Project Management
Project Planning & Control MGMT2805 3
Project Team Management MGMT3805 3
Influence, Decision Making and Problem Solving in Project Management MGMT3806 3