The computer information systems program focuses on problem solving, analysis, design and implementation of software systems. The major also has a strong business component, with courses in accounting, economics and management. Students are required to take courses in software engineering, database and networking.


Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum 60
Core Areas A-E (See VSU Core Curriculum) 42
Core Curriculum Area F  18
CS 1301 Principles of Programming I 4
CS 1302 Principles of Programming II 4
CS 2620 Discrete Structures 3
ACCT 2101
ACCT 2102
Principles of Accounting I
and Principles of Accounting II
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics (with 2 hours "spilling" into electives) 1

Senior College Curriculum 60
CS 3101 Computer Organization 3
Select one of the following: 3
UNIX Programming
The C Programming Language
Web Programming
CS 3410 Data Structures 3
CS 4121 Data Communications and Networks I 3
CS 4321 Software Engineering I 3
CS 4345 Operating Systems 3
CS 4721 Database Design I 3
Three of any 3000-level or 4000-level course not required above (excluding CS 3000 and CS 3001) 9
Two of any CS 4000-level courses not required above 6
Supporting Courses 14
Principles of Microeconomics ("spillover" from Area F)
Elementary Statistics
Management and Organization Behavior
Production and Operations Management
Financial Management
Introduction to Marketing
Electives 10

Grand Total Credits: 120