The Bachelor of Applied Science degree, an interdisciplinary major in computer information systems, requires completion of the following components, which include 21 or more credit hours in computer information systems courses. The total requirements for this major are 60-72 credit hours.
The number of additional credit hours required is dependent upon the credits a student may be awarded from industry certifications. Credits are evaluated for acceptance and awarded within the full context of the student’s educational experiences as matched with Marygrove’s CIS area requirements.
A. General Education Requirements
See page 48 of the course catalog.
B. Required Computer Information Systems Courses
CIS 375 Database Management Systems
CIS 380 Decision Support and Expert Systems
CIS 390 Social/Ethical/Legal Implications of Computing
CIS 476 Computer Information Systems I: System Development
CIS 496 Computer Information Systems II: Strategies and Management: Senior Project
C. Required Math Course
MTH 100 Algebra
D. Required Business Courses
BUS 173 Introduction to Business
BUS 266 Principles of Organization and Management
Students are required to have the following competencies prior to attaining a B.A.S. degree. Some of these competencies may be fulfilled as part of an industry certification.
Required Department Areas of Competencies
1. Database Design and Management
2. Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems
3. Networking and Telecommunications
4. Object Oriented Programming
5. Social/Ethical/Legal Implications of Computing
6. Strategic Information System Management
7. System Analysis and Design
Grades earned within certification programs are not computed in a student’s total grade point average.
CIS 300 Principles of Information Systems Management
CIS 320 E-Commerce
CIS 372 C++ Programming
CIS 373 Java Programming
CIS 374 Advanced C++ Programming
CIS 376 Advanced DBMS
CIS 388 Cooperative Field Experience
CIS 412 Data Communications/Networking
CIS 433 Designing and Maintaining Web Pages
CIS 444 Project Management
CIS 488 Cooperative Field Experience