Business Administration-Computer Information System Concentration Curriculum

This curriculum plan reflects changes implemented in the 2016-17 catalog year

Note: Courses listed in parentheses designate acceptable substitutions ONLY until the designated new course is available.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credit
CPTR1100 Computer Programming I 3 MGMT1805 Introduction to Project Management  3
CORE1001 Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm 3 ECON1200 Global Economics: Micro and Macro Perspectives 3
PSYC1001 Introduction to Psychology 3 CORE-ENGL The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems 3
MATH1200 College Algebra 3 MATH2101 Applied Business Statistics (Or MATH 2200) 3
MGMT1000 Introduction to Business Models 3 MKTG2004 Marketing I – Creating Marketing, Branding and Sales Strategies 3
15 15


Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ACCT2100 Accounting and Finance I – Concepts and Tools 3 MGMT2400 Innovating Value & Supply Chains (business elective) 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 MGMT2900 Business Career Exploration 3
CORE2003 Needfinding: Uncovering Opportunity in Human Need 3 ENGL1003 Writing About Literature 3
Open Elective 3 History Elective 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MGMT3700 Business Law and Ethics (LGLS 2205, MGMT 3705) 3 CORE3004 Entrepreneurial Mindset: Creating and Capturing Value 3
MGMT3800 Management Information Systems 3 MGMT4900 Career Internship 3
Science Elective w/Lab 4 MKTG3001 Marketing and Product Management 3
CPTR Elective (3000+) 3 CPTR Elective 3
Open Elective 3 Science Elective 3
16 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
INFO3300 Business Analytics 3 MGMT4102 CAPSTONE II (Business Elective 3000+) 3
MGMT4101 CAPSTONE I (MGMT4100) 3 CORE4005 Agile Mindset Capstone 3
Global Awareness and Diversity Elective 3 MGMT4003 Developing Business Leadership (MGMT 4195) 3
CPTR Elective (3000+) 3 CPTR Elective 3
Open Elective 3 Open Elective 3
15 15
Total Credits: 121


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

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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