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Computer Information Systems, B.S.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Become an expert in managing computing and business. Open up more opportunities with your career through our Computer Information Systems program.

This program focuses on the practical application of computer science and engineering, encouraging you to think strategically about technology and understand how to communicate both the details and the big picture with other people. This is a dynamic field that is perfect for students with a passion for computers.

Program Highlights

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    ABET and SACS Accredited

    Earn peace of mind that you're receiving a quality and certified education through our program.

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    Optional Concentrations

    Supplement your education by taking concentrations specializing in either cybersecurity or artificial intelligence.

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    Capstone Project

    Complete your major through our two-semester Capstone computing project where you will design and develop software.

What You’ll Study

As a computer science major, you are required to take two cybersecurity classes -- CSCE 201 and CSCE 522 -- which are both very popular. The final course of the major is a two-semester Capstone Computing Project where you will design software applications, sometimes working with outside clients that need a new application built for them.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Software Engineering

    Applying systematic approaches to design, develop, test and maintain software systems to meet specific requirements

    Artificial Intelligence

    Developing intelligent systems that can perform tasks and make decisions that typically require human intelligence


    Protecting computer systems and networks from unauthorized access, data breaches and other security threats

  • Data Structure and Algorithms

    Creating efficient ways to store and manipulate data for optimal computational performance

    Business Applications Programming

    Developing software solutions tailored to meet specific business needs and enhance operational efficiency

    Computer Hardware Foundations

    Studying the fundamentals of computer components and systems to understand their principles and operation

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Data Intelligence Engineer
  • Digital Consultant
  • IT Auditor
  • Lifecycle Systems Engineer
  • Network Analyst
  • Software Developer

Workplace Settings

  • Education
  • Technology
  • Media
  • Health Care
  • Government
  • Insurance

The computer information systems program intrigued me because it provides foundational and advanced computational skills while implementing key business concepts. This program bestows on us the endless possibilities to connect the world and support each other.

Brandon Jennings
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