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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Computer Information Systems (BS)


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Computer Information Systems Curriculum (BS)


The Computer Information Systems (CIS) curriculum prepares students for careers by stressing the application and use of information technology in the business environment. The CIS curriculum provides learning experiences in systems analysis, design, and implementation; project management; e-commerce; telecommunications; networking; databases; programming; and interpersonal communication. As the increase in the use of technology in business continues, growth is predicted in the demand for people with these skills.

Program Objectives

Students will understand the "real world" of information systems as enablers of successful performance, organizational strategy, and the integration of all organizational levels and business functions.

Students will acquire skills in designing and implementing information technology solutions that enhance organizational performance; modeling organizational process and data; defining and implementing technical and process solutions; managing projects; integrating systems; acquiring, converting, transmitting, and storing data and information; and achieving organizational goals through information technology applications.

Program Requirements


A grade of "C" or better must be earned in all CIS courses.

Freshman Year


English (GER)

Humanities (GER)

  • COMM 101: Principles of Communication Studies 3 Semester Credit Hours
  • Select two Humanities (GER) courses from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary. NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  6 Semester Credit Hours
Mathematics (GER)

Natural Sciences (GER)

Major Courses

Total: 30 SCH

Sophomore Year


Natural Sciences (GER)

  • Select one Life Science course from the following disciplines: Animal Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Botany, Environmental Science, Plant Science, or Zoology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours
    • or
  • Select one Physical Science course from the following disciplines: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meteorology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours
    • and
  • Select one additional course from either Physical or Life Science to complete the Natural Sciences (GER) requirement.  3 Semester Credit Hours
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)

Electives

  • Electives  3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Junior Year


Fine Arts (GER)

Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives 5 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Senior Year


Major Courses

Electives

  • Electives  3 Semester Credit Hours
Total: 30 SCH

Total Semester Hours 120


ACCT 485 , ECON 485 , FINC 485 , MGMT 485 , or MKTG 485 .

*Business Electives are chosen by the student in consultation with the faculty advisor and must be a 300- or 400-level business course. Students may count one 100- or 200-level business course as a Business Elective, but all other Business Electives must be 300- or 400-level business courses.

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