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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Computer Information Systems

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Pi-Sheng Deng, Ph.D., Chair

Professors: Deng, Gackowski, Tsacle
Associate Professor: Petratos
Assistant Professor: Pengtao Li

Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall — DBH 212
Phone: (209) 667-3568

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems 
Minor in Computer Information Systems 

Computer Information Systems Concentration - Business Administration B.S. 


The Computer Information Systems degree program provides preparation for careers in computer information systems involving the management of information resources–computer data and voice communication–to support business operations and corporate strategy.

Degree objectives include (1) a broad-based liberal education, (2) a basic understanding of business functions and organizations, (3) a basic understanding of computer information system functions, and (4) proficiency in analyzing, evaluating, and developing computer information systems to support decision-making.

Computer information systems core courses introduce the student to business functions, organizations, computer information systems concepts, and practice. The core develops effective skills to analyze, design, implement, and test computer information systems to support decision-making and transaction processing.

Students majoring in computer information systems are required to complete a two-semester course sequence in programming. Students may choose from the following languages: Visual Basic or Java. In addition, all CIS majors must complete courses in Database Management Systems, Systems Administration, Network Administration, and Systems Analysis and Design.

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