B.B.A. Computer Information Systems

General Education Requirements 1
ENGL 1301Composition I3
ENGL 1302Composition II3
Select three hours of Mathematics3
Natural Sciences-030
Select six hours of Natural Sciences6
Select three hours of Humanities3
Visual and Performing Art-050
Select three hours of Visual and Performing Arts3
U.S. History-060
HIST 1301United States History I3
HIST 1302United States History II3
Political Science-070
GOVT 2305Federal Government3
GOVT 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences-080
ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics3
University Option-090
ECON 2302Principles of Microeconomics3
Select one of the following
SPCH 1311Introduction to Speech Communication3
or SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
or SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication
Major Course Requirements
ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2302Principles of Managerial Accounting3
CIS 3347Data Communications and Infrastructure3
CIS 3365System Analysis and Design3
CIS 4301Database Theory and Practices3
CIS 4350Management Information Systems3
FIN 3301Financial Management I3
BUSI 3332Legal Environment of Business3
BUSI 4359Business Strategy3
MGMT 3301Principles of Management3
MKTG 3301Marketing3
CIS 4341Information Technology Security and Risk Management3
CIS 3302Introduction to Business Analytics3
CIS 4351IS Project Management3
CIS 3360Ethics in Computing3
CIS 4360Strategic Information Systems3
Select one of the following
CIS 3303Programming Logic and Design3
or COSC 1309 Programming Logic & Design
or BCIS 1309 Intro to Program Logic & Desig
Select one of the following
CIS 3300Computer Technology and Impact3
or COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
or BCIS 1301 Microcomputer Applications
Select one of the following
CIS 3330C++ Programming3
or CIS 3331 Visual Basic Programming
or CIS 3332 Java Programming
or COSC 1320 C Programming I
or COSC 1315 Fundamentals of Programming
BUSI 3344Introduction to the Global Business Environment3
BUSI 3311Business Statistics3
Concentration Requirements (See Below)15
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Refer to General Education Core Requirements for more information.

Concentration Requirements

Without Concentration

Computer Information Systems Electives
Any level CIS electives 3
Upper level CIS electives6
Any level electives6
Total Semester Credit Hours15

With a Concentration in Business Analytics

CIS 3306Data Visualization3
CIS 4302Advanced Business Analytics3
CIS 4303Data Mining3
CIS 4352Structured Query Language3
Upper level CIS elective3
Total Semester Credit Hours15

With a Concentration in Information Technology Security

CIS 4342Computer Security Principles and Practices3
CIS 4345Network and Systems Security3
CIS 4346Applied Security3
CIS 4348Security Trends and Malware Analysis3
CIS 3361Introduction to Computer Forensics3
Total Semester Credit Hours15

With a Concentration in Management and Networking

CIS 3305Operating Systems Theory and Practice3
CIS 4335UNIX Systems Administration and Programming3
CIS 4345Network and Systems Security3
CIS 4376Network Administration3
CIS 4378Comprehensive Networking3
Total Semester Credit Hours15

With a Concentration in Software and Database Design

CIS 3340Advanced C++ Programming3
or CIS 3341 Advanced Visual Basic Programming
or CIS 3342 Advanced Java Programming
or CIS 3343 C# Programming for Windows and the Web
CIS 3351Data Structures3
CIS 4340Algorithm Design and Analysis3
CIS 4352Structured Query Language3
CIS 4379Software Engineering for E-Business3
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Course Information and Schedule

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Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in written communications.

  2. Demonstrate proficiency in oral presentations.

  3. Evaluate the implications of an ethical dilemma from a variety of ethical frameworks/perspectives.

  4. Produce a well-reasoned resolution to an ethical challenge.

  5. Identify how the differences in business environment between countries may impact business decisions.

  6. Exhibit cross-cultural competencies that aid in working with people from different cultures.

  7. Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the core business disciplines.

  8. Integrate knowledge across multiple business disciplines.

  9. Demonstrate how technology can support business decision making.

  10. Demonstrate knowledge proficiency in the principles of management.

  11. Demonstrate comprehension of leadership principles.

  12. Analyze business requirements and design appropriate Information Systems solutions.

  13. Identify and evaluate Information Systems solutions for business situations and select optimal solutions to meet the organization’s needs

  14. Demonstrate an ability to apply general knowledge and skills related to data communications and infrastructure solutions to an organization’s Information Systems needs.

  15. Demonstrate an ability to apply general knowledge and skills related to software application solutions to an organization’s Information Systems needs.

  16. Demonstrate an ability to apply general knowledge and skills related to database solutions to an organization’s Information Systems needs.