Major in Computer Information Systems
(Major Code: 308)
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program in the Engler College of Business is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.
Fewer than 40 business schools hold both AACSB and ABET accreditation. ABET accreditation is the highest standard for computing proof that a collegiate program has met standards essential to produce graduates ready to enter the critical fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.
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The B.B.A. degree in computer information systems has two distinct tracks: traditional computer information systems (CIS) and decision management. The focus of the computer information systems concentration is on integrating information technology solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses and other enterprises, enabling them to achieve their objectives in an effective and efficient way. The computer information systems concentration provides students a solid theoretical background in requirements analysis, business software development, design, database design, data mining, visualization, networking and web-based applications development.
The decision management specialization focuses on the essential concepts, paradigms and tools to successfully manage work processes and people in a wide spectrum of business enterprises. It prepares students for managing critical operations issues such as resource planning, quality management and assurance, productivity, business process flow improvement, data analysis, data mining, project management, systems integration, inventory planning, supply chain management, system thinking and decision support systems.