Your major in Computer Information Systems will offer comprehensive training in information management techniques that utilize today’s technologies. You’ll learn methods for problem-solving, approaches for effective management, and crucial programming skills.

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.


Undergraduate Admissions

In the Computer Information Systems program, you will explore such topics as computer programming and networking, database and information management, and software engineering. The skills you obtain will equip you to help companies improve productivity through efficient information management.


The business school will also give you a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as marketing, finance, management, and accounting.

A bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems prepares you to work for


  1. banks
  2. academic institutions
  3. nonprofit organizations
  4. government agencies
  5. regional and national businesses

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems includes 36 credit hours in Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management core business courses. The major also requires 15 hours of specific courses in programming, systems analysis and design, database management, data communications and networking, and a Capstone Course in strategic information management, as well as six hours focused on either information systems or information technology.


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

The Broyhill School of Management offers undergraduate business minors in Business Administration and Sport Management. Each requires the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework. The University also offers an array of minor opportunities in other departments.

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