Computer Information Systems: Information Technology Track
Earn your Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems at Caldwell University.
Each year, our faculty develop new courses and update current courses to provide you with the most current, and exciting new skills that will satisfy business and institutional demand for information technology graduates in an environment that is changing rapidly.
In the past few years, courses were developed and updated to teach students new techniques in:
- 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
Students maximize their skills and creativity in small classes that provide individual attention. The approach to learning at Caldwell emphasizes hands-on exercises and projects that closely represent those in current businesses and institutions. 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 Information Technology concentration, students acquire skills to plan, develop, and manage the computing resources that support installations utilizing personal computers, servers, web sites, networks, mobile devices, and their applications. In addition to receiving essential training in Java programming, operating systems, database management, systems analysis, web design, and the development of c-commerce sites, students also develop advanced skills in networking and data communications, network security, and the interactive web applications that rely on server-side programming and back-end databases.
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.