Computer Information Systems

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Student gives a speech in the class of Pamela Fink, Ph.D.The Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems is designed for professionals who seek a better understanding of the many important roles of computers in the business world as a career.

This program has the same core computer science class requirements in addition to business-related course requirements.

Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems — Degree Plan

Career Possibilities

The Computer Information Systems major covers much of the same topics as a Computer Science program, but focuses not just on how technology works, but on what type of technology should be used to solve a business problem.

This program provides the foundation for a broad range of careers options. Computer Information graduates often plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities within an organization.

They can help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment in this field will grow 15 percent by 2022 as demand for computer and information system managers increases due to wireless and mobile network expansion.

Computer Information Systems careers include database management, networking, security, programming, system analyst, business analyst, mobile development, web development and IT project management.

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