Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017


CBIS 2215 Intro to Computers in Business

Prerequisite: Three semester hours of college MATH and keyboarding skills recommended. This course is an introductory survey of the role of computer information systems. Emphasis is on computer requirements in organizations, history of hardware development, hardware functions, systems development, programming, computer operations, and ethical issues. Introductory level experience is gained in the use of telecommunication systems, word processors, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases. Credit for this course is not allowed if CSCI 1000 or CBIS 1000 has been previously taken.


CBIS 2220 Principles of Info Systems

Prerequisite: CSCI 1000 or CBIS 1000 or CBIS 2215. The course covers the principles of the management of information systems and technology to improve business processes, improve decision making, and gain competitive advantage. Topics include the study, design, development, implementation, management, support of computer based systems, data communications, and information security. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.


CBIS 2810 IS/CS Professional Development

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or higher. This course serves as an introduction to the information systems, information technology, and computer science professions with an emphasis on professional development. Students will examine issues such as ethics, professional conduct, certifications, and life-long learning along with basic business and dining etiquette.


CBIS 2811 IS/CS Career Preparation

This course serves as an introduction to career preparation for management information systems and computer science majors. Students will understand the different career paths available, the importance of networking, and the role of the various professional user groups and societies within the field.