Finish your bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at GWU. Computer Information Systems is one of the fastest-growing areas of study as well as one offering plentiful career options.

 

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  • January 8, 2020 (Spring Term)
  • March 14, 2020 (Second Spring Term)
  • May 26, 2020 (Summer Term)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

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A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will provide you with comprehensive training in information management using today’s technologies, preparing you for a successful career helping companies efficiently and effectively manage data and other resources.

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A Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems will provide you with a comprehensive training in information management using today’s technologies, preparing you for a successful career helping companies efficiently and effectively manage data and other resources. Graduates are prepared to work for banks, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and a wide range of regional and national businesses.

Gardner-Webb University provides you with a unique opportunity to complete your Bachelor’s Degree. Since 1978, GOAL-The Degree Completion Program has been offering undergraduate classes at more convenient times and locations for students seeking a non-traditional approach to completing their degree.

“In order for me to advance, I knew I was going to need continuing education. I knew I was going to need a Bachelor’s Degree. My experience with the Degree Completion Program allowed me the ability to connect with people of different backgrounds and I think it improved me as a person.” – Chris Logan (’13), Computer Information Systems

Students in the Computer Information Systems will be prepared for a variety of jobs in the Information Management and IT Industries. They will engage in curriculum topics including Quantitative Methods, Financial Management, International Business, Business Policy, Management Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Database Management, Data Communications and Networking, Survey of Programming Languages, Software Engineering, Information Systems Project Management, and more.

In addition to the University’s required general education classes, students in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program through the GOAL- The Degree Completion Program must complete major course requirements.

Prerequisites for major course requirements include Accounting Principles (two courses), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Business Law, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, Programming Language, English 101, English 102, and College Algebra or equivalent.

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

Follow these steps to apply for this program:

  1. Submit a completed GOAL-Degree Completion Program Application

  2. Send Official Transcripts of previously attended institutions to:

    Gardner Webb-University
    Digital Learning
    P.O. Box 1896
    Boiling Springs, NC 28017
    Or electronic official copies to: dcp@gardner-webb.edu

  3. Submission of official transcripts from any institution attended during the interim if applying for readmission as a former student.

Applicants must have earned at least 24 hours of college credit; those with 48 or more transferable hours may be admitted without additional review. Applicants with fewer than 48 transferable hours will work with their assigned Success Coach in collaboration with the academic program leadership of the applicant’s chosen major program of study to produce a written curriculum plan establishing a clear path to graduation.

Gardner-Webb partners with community colleges in NC for our Pathways program, which offers the opportunity for community college students to transfer credits from their Associates in an Applied Science degree toward a corresponding Bachelor’s degree offered by GOAL-The Degree Completion Program.

Additionally, Gardner-Webb University is a participating institution in the North Carolina Community College Articulation Agreement for an Associates of Arts and Associates of Science degree, offering greater transfer opportunities for continuing your education. Visit our transfer equivalency database to find out more about which courses will transfer to GWU.

The University also participates in the North Carolina RN to BSN Uniform Articulation Agreement, allowing registered nurses who hold an Associate in Nursing degree from a NC Community College to complete a BSN in as little as 1 year following the NCCC RN-BSN 5 block degree program.

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