Jun 17, 2021
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Computer Information Systems, B.B.A.
Degree and Major Requirements for Computer Information Systems B.B.A
Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems
The B.B.A. in computer information systems requires a minimum of 120 credit hours of undergraduate work. Sixty credit hours will be taken outside the College of Business. In counting the 60 credit hours of non-business courses, B.B.A. students may include all hours taken in General Education (usually 41), up to a total of nine hours in economics and three hours of COB 191. Business Analytics I. The remaining hours will be taken from any department outside the College of Business. Students should carefully select these non-business electives to help them gain additional knowledge and expertise for their careers and personal lives.
- B.B.A. core courses 39 Credit Hours 1
- CIS major requirements 28 Credit Hours
- General Education courses 41 Credit Hours 2
- Non-business electives 12 Credit Hours 3
1 Assumes that MATH 205 and ECON 200 are taken as General Education courses.
2 The General Education program contains a set of requirements each student must fulfill. The number of credit hours necessary to fulfill these requirements may vary.
3 Credit hours may vary. See adviser for details.
B.B.A. Core Component
B.B.A. Lower-Level Core Component
B.B.A. majors must complete all of the B.B.A. core components as part of their degree program. The following courses comprise the B.B.A. Lower-Level Core Component:
B.B.A. Upper-Level Core Component
The following courses comprise the B.B.A. Upper-Level Core Component:
1 MATH 220 may be substituted for COB 191 .
2 COB 191 or equivalent and MATH 205 or equivalent are prerequisites for COB 291 .
3 Calculus is required but not used in calculating the B.B.A. core GPA. MATH 235 is preferred for Finance majors.
4 COB 241 must be taken before COB 242 .
5 COB 242 is a prerequisite or corequisite for COB 300 and is not used in calculating the B.B.A. core GPA. COB 242 is a prerequisite for COB 300 for students taking COB 300 in Antwerp.
6 All four COB 300 courses must be taken during the same semester.
7 COB 300 is a prerequisite or corequisite for COB 318 . COB 318 is a prerequisite for COB 487 .
8 COB 487 must be taken during the senior year.
Computer Information Systems Major Requirements
CS 139 or CS 149 or ISAT 252 or IA 241 with a grade of "C" or better or enrollment in CS 159 may be substituted for CIS 221.
Students majoring in CIS are highly encouraged to complete an internship in computer information systems for non-academic credit (CIS 361).
Recommended Schedule for Majors
Computer information systems majors should follow the course schedule described here to complete the final two years of their program. It is possible to deviate from this program, but care must be taken to ensure that all course prerequisites are met.
First Two Years
Students normally take the lower-division B.B.A. core curriculum along with many of the General Education curriculum. All lower-division core requirements must be completed before enrolling in the upper-division core courses. It is recommended that CIS 221. Principles of Programming be completed in the second semester of the second year.
Students who are able to complete B.B.A. core requirements early enough to take COB 300 in the second semester of the second year should take additional CIS courses in the first semester of the third year and subsequent semesters. Consult your adviser.
* Consult your adviser regarding General Education or non-business elective courses required for graduation which are not listed here.
1 COB 318 may be taken in other semesters, but it has to be taken before COB 487 .
2 COB 487 may be taken in the fall or spring of the senior year.