Computer Information Systems: Business Track
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
The growing business and institutional demand for information technology professionals calls for a diverse and progressive set of skills. Students gain these skills in the Caldwell B.S. in Computer Information Systems.
Computer Information Systems courses focus on:
- web design
- web programming techniques
- mobile application development for android and apple devices
- cloud computing
- data mining and analytics
- data protection
- computer and internet security
Develop your technical skills in small classes that provide individual attention. The approach to learning at Caldwell emphasizes hands-on exercises and projects that closely represent those in the modern business world. A CIS degree from Caldwell provides the necessary technological and business skills that will prepare you for immediate employment in information technology positions.
Concentrations are offered in Business Systems or Information Technology.
In the Business Systems concentration, a cohesive balance of technical and business skills serve as a bridge between computer science and business. In this major, you will receive essential training in information systems with courses in: Java programming, operating systems, database management, systems analysis, web programming, and e-commerce.
The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts that the employment of Information Technology technicians and managers will grow faster than almost all other occupations. The BLS also indicates that technical knowledge provided by this major is essential for many managerial positions.
Caldwell’s CIS graduates usually begin their careers in one of the following positions:
- systems analyst
- systems engineer
- systems integrator
- systems architect
- network administrator
- applications programmer/analyst
- web designer or developer
- web site server administrator
- software developer; computer support specialist
- systems or network administrator
- project manager
- database administrator
The School of Business and Computer Science provides comprehensive offerings for students seeking either general or specialized degrees in the fields of business and technology. The School of Business and Computer Science offers the following degree programs:
- Business Administration
- Esports Management
- Financial Economics
- Healthcare Administration
- Sport Management
- Computer Science
- Computer Information Systems (Business Systems)
- Computer Information Systems (Information Technology)
Our increasingly-popular five-year tracks (BS/MBA and BS/MS Accounting) are rigorous programs for motivated students seeking to advance their business skills on an expedited basis.
Faculty emphasis extends beyond academics to fostering students’ business interpersonal skills and practical experiences through internships and international travel study trips. Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) as noted; all other programs are aligned with applicable accreditation standards and will pursue full accreditation when eligible.
A Catholic Liberal Arts Education
At the core of a Caldwell education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness.
Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.