Computer Information Systems

Bachelor of Science
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Focus on analyzing, designing, and developing information technology to help find business solutions with this Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. You will develop a background in computer hardware and software, including an emphasis on data communication, systems software, and databases. You will also develop the ability to apply an ethical perspective and emphasize security in your designs. Once you have developed this background, your program will culminate in a long-term, hands-on project experience, spanning from proposal to implementation.

Highlights

  • A challenging and supportive academic environment
  • Cohort groups meet face-to-face one night a week
  • Cohorts of 12-20 adults progress through the program together
  • Experienced university faculty and assignments that apply to everyday life
  • Students come from a variety of workplaces and cultural backgrounds

Career opportunities

Technology is one of the fast growing job sectors, and demand for technologists in the Central Valley is projected to grow as much as 40 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With a degree in computer information systems, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers within information technology. Careers include computer system analysts, computer and information system managers, web developers and database administrators. 

Program director

Simon Sultana, Ph. D.
Simon Sultana, Ph.D.

Program Director, Software Engineering & Computer Information Systems

Admission requirements

  • 60 transferable baccalaureate-level units
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • Two years post-secondary experience
  • Application form
  • $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma
  • Official college transcripts

Course listing

General Education Prerequisites

CodeTitleUnits
MATH 140Pre-Calculus4

Required Courses

CodeTitleUnits
BIB 314Jesus and the Christian Community3
BIB 453Biblical Perspectives for Technology Services3
CIS 302Discrete Structures3
CIS 312Introduction to Computer Information Systems3
CIS 320Computer Programming for Information Systems3
CIS 330Operating Systems3
CIS 340Data Communications and Networks3
CIS 380Database Management Systems3
CIS 390Ethics in Computing2
CIS 392Computer Information Systems Project Proposal1
CIS 440Systems and Network Security2
CIS 457Information Systems Project Management3
CIS 480Application Development With Database3
CIS 490Computer Information Systems Project1