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 Information Technology concentration, you will 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, you will 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. 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.