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.
Communication: Students demonstrate effective written and oral communication including informed arguments, persuasion, synthesize complex data, and concepts.
Context: Students demonstrate comfort with and ability to effectively operate in: ambiguity, complexity, uncertainty, and change. Students will be adept at situational awareness. Students understand the historical context of their culture and they will view the world from a global lens acknowledging the diversity of cultures and values. Students demonstrate propositional thinking; they will test and iterate on ideas/solutions based upon feedback and learn from their own failures.
Quantitative: Students use quantitative and analytical methods to address unstructured business problems.
Ethics: Students demonstrate ability to evaluate decisions based on an awareness of relevant stakeholders in the creation of sustainable social, environmental, and economic value.
Cognitive Flexibility: Students demonstrate mastery of various thinking modes, notably analytic, synthetic, convergent, divergent, creative, and critical, and when to employ each type. Student demonstrate awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses and will seek continual improvements. Student demonstrate both self and social awareness and management to effectively play various roles on an interdisciplinary team from leader to contributor to participant (role fluidity). These skills are essential for all leadership and management roles.
Value Creation: Students identify, create, shape, and capture value through understanding economic models and the reality of industry disruption cycles.
|Fall Semester||Course Name||Credits||Spring Semester||Course Name||Credits|
|CPTR1100||Computer Programming I||3||MGMT1805||Introduction to Project Management||3|
|CORE1001||Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm||3||MATH2101||Applied Business Statistics||3|
|PSYC1001||Introduction to Psychology||3||CORE-ENGL||The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems||3|
|MATH1200||College Algebra||3||MKTG2004||Marketing I - Creating Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies||3|
|MGMT1000||Introduction to Business Models||3||ECON1200||Global Economics: Micro and Macro Perspectives||3|
|ACCT2100||Accounting and Finance I - Concepts and Tools||3||MGMT2900||Business Career Exploration||3|
|CPTR2800||Information Security and IT Fundamentals||3||ACCT3100||Accounting and Finance II - Financial Decision Making||3|
|MKTG3004||Marketing II - Analyzing Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies||3||MGMT2400||Innovating Value & Supply Chains (business elective)||3|
|CORE3100||Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset||3||ENGL1003||Writing about Literature||3|
|Open Elective||3||General Education Elective||3|
|MGMT3700||Business Decision Making: Law, Ethics and Strategies||3||MGMT4900||Career Internship||3|
|MGMT3800||Management Information Systems||3||MKTG3001||Marketing and Product Management||3|
|Science Elective w/ Lab||4||Humanities and Fine Arts Elective||3|
|CPTR Elective (3000+)||3||General Education Elective||3|
|Open Elective||3||CPTR Elective||3|
|MGMT4101||Capstone I (Business Policy)||3||MGMT4102||Capstone II (Business Elective 3000+)||3|
|INFO3300||Business Analytics||3||MGMT4003||Developing Business Leadership (MGMT4195)||3|
|Humanities and Fine Arts Elective||3||General Education Elective||3|
|CPTR Elective (3000+)||3||CPTR Elective||3|
|Open Elective||3||Open Elective||3|
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||Course Name||Credits|
|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.|