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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog

Department of Computer and Information Sciences


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The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) offers three Bachelor of Science degrees and three minors in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Information Technology. The bachelor degree programs are project oriented. Students are required to carry out all phases of the software lifecycle, including systems analysis, design and development. Graduates earning the Bachelor of Science degree will be equipped to make immediate contributions as professional programmers and systems analysts or IT specialists. Students are encouraged to participate in internships and cooperative education experiences. Finally, students may select elective courses which, in conjunction with required courses, will prepare them for graduate study in computing related fields.

The CIS Department offers demanding undergraduate and graduate programs that require academic preparation, personal discipline and academic progression while demonstrating a high level of technical proficiency. All CIS students are subject to a uniform set of academic and proficiency requirements established to ensure that CIS graduates receive a quality education.

Faculty

Professors: Harmon, Marion; Jones, Edward
Associate Professors: Allen, Clement; Chi, Hongmei; Evans, Deidre; Granville, Bobby; Prasad, Bhanu
Instructor: McQueen, Arlisha
Office Manager: Gurley, Myra

Course Prerequisites Policy

It is the student’s responsibility to be aware of the prerequisites of a CIS course prior to enrollment in that course. A student may contact his or her advisor or the department chair for additional information concerning course prerequisites and this policy. Failure to fulfill course prerequisites may result in the administrative cancellation of enrollment in the course at any time during the semester with no refund of tuition or fees.

Programs

    Bachelor’s DegreeMaster’s DegreeMinor

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