program-type: Undergraduate

Computer Information Systems

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Undergraduate Science in Computer Information Programs

Studying Computer Information Systems at Gardner-Webb University 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.

PROGRAM START DATE:

  • August 19, 2020 (Full Session)
  • October 16, 2020 (8-week session)
  • Spring January 6, 2021 (16 weeks)
  • Spring March 3, 2021 (8 weeks)

Curriculum

What You’ll Learn

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.

Available Programs

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

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 24 hours of specific courses in systems analysis and design, information systems project management, database management, and a Capstone Course in strategic information management.

Students in the Computer Information Systems program will also be responsible for completing an internship in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems.

For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our opens in a new windowAcademic Catalog.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, Degree Completion Program

In addition to the University’s required general education classes, students in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems program through the Degree Completion Program must complete 36 hours of core business courses and 3-6 hours of additional program courses. Students will also complete 21 hours of specific courses in systems analysis and design, information systems project management, database management, and a Capstone Course in strategic information management.

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the  opens in a new windowAcademic Catalog.

Computer Information Systems Minor

The Broyhill School of Management offers a minor in Computer Information Systems, which requires 18 credit hours of coursework. View in the Academic Catalog for details.

Outcomes

What You’ll Do

Students in the Computer Information Systems will be prepared for a variety of jobs in the Information Management and IT Industries such as:

  • banks
  • academic institutions
  • nonprofit organizations
  • government agencies
  • regional and national businesses

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