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Computer Information Systems (BS)

An IT degree with a business advantage

Computer Information Systems (CIS) is important to all facets of the world, and rightfully so. CIS involves utilizing technology to conduct the operations of an organization. CIS also encompasses any technical factors that can be used to create a competitive advantage for a company. At DSU you’ll familiarize yourself with programming languages, application development, database administration, data analytics, networking, project management, systems analysis, and more.

As a student, you’ll work intricately with .Net programming as well as client and server-side web programming. You can also use SQL to work with data and discover the latest methodologies used in project management.

The tech-y side of business

Learn how communication works within a business to identify technology needs and find the most effective way to fulfill those needs. Understand how technology enhances business operations and learn skills that are sought out by many employers.

Our curriculum is continuously updated. We closely follow industry trends and input from our CIS Advisory Board, which is comprised of professionals who manage or work within the Information Systems departments for companies who hire our graduates. 

Your CIS passion will lead you to tremendous opportunities. Your employers will know that you have quality experience in commercial awareness, management skills, and communication. No matter where you’re located, you can always rely on your degree to get you through. 

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the BS degree in Computer Information Systems, students will:

  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to analyze, identify, and define the requirements needed to address business problems and opportunities with technical solutions
  • Be able to design applications for business using programming tools, techniques, and frameworks
  • Be able to demonstrate proficiency in structuring, collecting and analyzing data to support business operations and strategic decision-making
  • Be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of computer hardware, programming, and database management systems
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of business disciplines, especially areas that can be optimized through the use of technology

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