Nov 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

With a degree in the rapidly expanding area of information systems in the business world, students can look forward to challenging careers in computer information systems.


The Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate business information systems education to a diverse student population. We prepare students to analyze, design, develop, and use business applications utilizing contemporary technology. We provide a balance between fundamental information systems concepts and the application of these concepts from a future-oriented perspective.

The Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics provides an undergraduate major and minor in information systems. We offer service courses in information systems and quantitative methods to College of Business students, and applied computer courses to students university-wide.

The Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics faculty pursues excellence in teaching and learning as its primary purpose. We provide degree and career planning assistance. We nurture learning through individual attention to students. The faculty aggressively engage in professional development activities to enhance instruction and contribute to scholarship and applied research, and engage in pursuit of currency in Information Systems. The faculty integrate current technology into the curriculum and provide service to the institution, the profession and the community at large.

Successful students in the Computer Information Systems program will be able to demonstrate skills and competencies in the following areas:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Support the delivery, use, and management of information systems within an information systems environment. [IS]

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Academic Programs

Students majoring in Computer Information Systems are encouraged to select an area of concentration or to select advanced courses that best meet their needs in areas such as systems analysis, design, and development; programming; database management/administration; data communications; networks/network administration; website development/administration; information systems security; business analytics; and management of information systems. Advising for these areas is available from the department advisor, department chair and individual faculty members.

Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems are required to participate in assessment activities at both the department and college levels during their senior year.

Students majoring in Computer Information Systems and interested in pursuing an International Business Concentration should see an advisor.