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Bachelor

A Bachelors degree is an undergraduate academic degree awarded after completion of the required coursework and credit. It usually takes about 4 years to complete, but time frames vary depending on country of study and academic discipline. Academic disciplines may be in the fields of natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences, business, arts, law, and engineering, with plenty of specific areas of specialization. With a bachelors degree, students have significantly better career prospects in many different industries, or students can choose to continue to postgraduate education.

There are excellent universities located around the world that offer top-notch bachelors degree programs. Many universities also offer varying study options, such as full-time, part-time, online, and distance learning, allowing flexibility in scheduling to meet the needs of most students. As an international student earning a bachelors degree, students will experience not only excellence in academics, but also an exciting cultural experience.

You can learn more about your opportunities for a bachelors degree by browsing through our programs. You can also narrow your search using the search boxes. Take the next step toward your personal, academic, and professional goals with a bachelors degree!

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BEng Computer Science and Technology

Campus China Suzhou
September 2015

This degree programme combines the core elements of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with those of Computer Science, to equip graduates with a detailed knowledge of design and development of both hardware and software. [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. This degree programme combines the core elements of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with those of Computer Science, to equip graduates with a detailed knowledge of design and development of both hardware and software. WHAT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS WILL I ACQUIRE? By the time you graduate you should: understand the fundamentals of Computer Science, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering; develop relevant knowledge and technical skills in mathematics, hardware engineering, software engineering, design and management; be able to apply combined knowledge, skills and understandings effectively to investigate and resolve complex problems in research and industrial environments. WHAT ARE MY CAREER PROSPECTS? Typically, graduates of this degree are employed in semiconductor industries, electronic design automation enterprises, electronic- and computer-equipment manufacturers, project consultancies, universities and research institutions. The quantitative and transferable skills you will acquire during your studies mean that you could also pursue a career in a non-technical profession, such as banking, accountancy, management or law. The programme also provides a foundation for further graduate level study in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Computer Science. WHY SHOULD I STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AT XJTLU? This programme is a hybrid programme which combines the core elements of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with core elements of Computer Science, the intellectual discipline underlying all aspects of software development, and equips students with an added breadth of knowledge. Teaching on this course is divided approximately equally between the two departments. The programme is available as a 2+2 option allowing students to spend the first 2 years at XJTLU and the remaining 2 years at the University of Liverpool (UoL). At the end of the 2+2 programme, students will be given two degrees, one from XJTLU and one from the UoL. Over the years, academic staff involved in CST have actively collaborated with leading international partners such as Texas Instruments (USA), Synopsys (Ireland/USA), LG (Korea), and IBM (China), which in turn benefits the students. Many of the graduates take postgraduate studies at world leading universities or start their career with a prestigious employer. We engage students in research and industry-related work and under the supervision of staff, the students have published their research outcomes at international conferences and journals. Each year, a considerable number of students are awarded a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) which allows them to conduct supervised research with financial support. Student placement opportunities provide a platform for students’ career development, which allow them to gain practical experience to complement their theoretical studies at XJTLU. From the industry perspective, this provides a chance to scope out potential candidates to join the companies. For more information on this programme, please click here. [-]

Bachelor in International Leisure Management

Campus Netherlands Breda
February 2016

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become... [+]

International Leisure Management

This English-taught professional bachelor's programme prepares you for a career in the international leisure industry. In 3 or 4 years’ time, you will become a professional in this creative and dynamic industry. During this education you learn how to create memorable and meaningful experiences which contribute to a more beautiful world.Power and passion

Can you convert an old factory into a multicultural community centre? Are you able to organise a sensational music festival or dance event? Could you develop a fascinating concept for the world of top-class sport?

After your graduation as a leisure manager you will be able to combine creativity, business insight and organisational skills in creating meaningful leisure products!... [-]

IBAT BA Business (Hons)

Campus Ireland Dublin
September 2015

This four-year degree programme provides a broad range of business skills in conjunction with a detailed knowledge of the current business environment in which companies operate. [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. This four-year degree programme provides a broad range of business skills in conjunction with a detailed knowledge of the current business environment in which companies operate. The practical focus adopted by the College will help develop our students with the necessary personal and professional skills that will allow them to confidently progress onto a relevant postgraduate course or start a successful business career. The programme concentrates on introductions to core business areas, and builds to discussing more strategic issues facing business in year 4. In year 4, students will have an opportunity to develop specialist knowledge through the three elective options - International Business, Marketing and Business Information Systems. Course Fees: - Year 1: €5750 - Year 2+: €4700 (non Visa required students) - Year 1: €6750 - Year 2+: €4700 (Visa required students) Course Promotion: No current promotion Requirements High School Education equivalent to Level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent. Minimum 6.0 IELTS or equivalent. [-]

Advanced Degree In Interior Design

Campus Spain Barcelona
February 2016

Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Interior Design The general goal of training qualified designers able to meet current challenges of the profession developed and tested [+]

Language of instruction: Spanish Would you like to design commercial, cultural, ephemera, furniture or housing and spaces? Want to learn how to design aesthetic, functional and safe designs? Study a Degree in Interior Design, equivalent to Bachelors degree and internationally recognized. - Receive academic training structured in four years with an option to Mention Specialty - Our pedagogical approach is based on experiential learning and always adapted to market needs. - Acquire expertise around a design culture based on innovation and sustainable development. - Project methodology: Learn how to deliver real solutions in the global context and acquires an entrepreneurial culture. - Enjoy fully equipped with the latest software classrooms. - Small groups and personal attention from professors with professional experience in the field of interior design will help you develop your potential and achieve your goals. GOALS Superior Artistic Design Degree specializing in Interior Design The general goal of training qualified designers able to meet current challenges of the profession to develop and experiment with their own ideas and to your personal aspirations while knowing provide solutions the sector and the market. These higher education, based on the acquisition of current professional practice, integrate technical knowledge and skills around a design culture based on innovation and sustainable development. The profile of the interior designer is that of a professional capable of realizing functional, formal and technical solutions to use and the best use of interior space, innovation through interior design projects that involve an improvement in the quality, use and consumption productions. This dominates the specific digital technology related to the development and execution of interior design projects. He is aware of the economic, social, cultural and historical context in which the interior design, economic and organizational framework in which the business of the interior is exercised, and the legal framework governing the profession develops. [-]

Degree In Business Administration And Management - International Trade

Campus Spain Barcelona
February 2016

Changes in the labor market and the ongoing internationalization and mobility of jobs require professionals with a high level of qualification.Degree in Business Administration, with titration [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Degree in Business Administration and esp. in International Trade

Changes in the labor market and the ongoing internationalization and mobility of jobs require professionals with a high level of qualification. Degree in Business Administration, with a degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), provides a solid academic background and professional practice guidance, closely linked to the business world that prepares you to exercise in the general area of ​​the company or any specific areas such as finance, marketing, investment, management and accounting, production or human resources.Also, know the fundamentals of the economic system in which we move, approaching the various areas of running a business from three angles: ... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies - Health Management (B.S.)

Campus USA Auburn
January 2015

A projected healthcare industry growth of 21.7% by 2016 will raise the demand for health professionals who are effective leaders, critical thinkers, and ethical decision-makers. Gain a broad understanding of the field of health studies and position yourself for a leadership role in health-related organizations with Walden’s enhanced Health Management concentration in the B.S. in Health Studies program. This concentration, which blends... [+]

Bachelor of Science in Health Studies - Health Management (B.S.) A projected healthcare industry growth of 21.7% by 2016 will raise the demand for health professionals who are effective leaders, critical thinkers, and ethical decision-makers. Gain a broad understanding of the field of health studies and position yourself for a leadership role in health-related organizations with Walden’s enhanced Health Management concentration in the B.S. in Health Studies program. This concentration, which blends management with health curricula, is suited for those who want a broader perspective and who seek a healthcare leadership role beyond a hospital or clinical setting. By choosing the Health Management concentration, you can: Explore the principles of business administration, healthcare management, and organizational theory and behavior. Gain the financial, economic, and organizational knowledge that can prepare you for a healthcare leadership role across a wide spectrum of workplace environments. Focus on social responsibility and global awareness within the context of the health industry. The Health Management concentration is ideal if you are pursuing a management career in corporate health, government agencies, or nonprofit organizations or you wish to begin your own consulting practice. Degree Completion Requirements 181 total quarter credits General education courses (46 cr.) Core courses (55 cr.) Elective courses (75 cr.) Capstone course (5 cr.) Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden. This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. First Term Course Living and Learning in a Technological World Core Courses Concepts of Health Promotion Context of Healthcare Delivery Principles of Epidemiology Introduction to Research Methods and Analysis Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Healthcare Aging Across the Lifespan Health Informatics Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Healthcare Current Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice Public and Global Health Concentration Courses Introduction to Management and Leadership Operations Marketing Introduction to Healthcare Management Healthcare Organization Theory and Behavior Health Finance and Economics Elective Courses Choose nine courses from general education, B.S. in Health Studies, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Your elective credits should total 45 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a 6-course minor. Capstone Course Capstone Learning Outcomes Graduates of this program will be prepared to: Demonstrate an understanding of how the concepts of health and wellness relate to health promotion and disease prevention. Critically appraise the context and quality of healthcare delivery within and outside of the United States. Apply epidemiological approaches to the study of patterns of disease and injury in populations. Evaluate study designs, methods, and strategies for data analysis used in health-related research. Analyze key behavioral and cultural factors that impact health and healthcare. Demonstrate an understanding of how technology and legal and ethical issues impact the delivery of healthcare services. Analyze the major advantages and disadvantages of an interdisciplinary approach to healthcare delivery. Articulate critical issues in acute and long-term care from the perspectives of patient and practitioner. Assess public and global health issues that transcend national borders, class, race, ethnicity, and culture. Career Opportunities Prepare to pursue new opportunities that can advance your professional career in a range of healthcare settings. Broaden your career options in: Ambulatory healthcare services Health practitioners’ offices Hospitals and clinics Medical diagnostic laboratories Nursing and residential care facilities Outpatient care centers Non-profit organizations [-]

Bachelor in Interior Design - Barcelona

Campus Spain Barcelona
February 2016

The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains professionals in interior design. At IED we promote teamwork and multidisciplinary projects and equip young designers to carry out [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Undergraduate Degree - Interior Design - Barcelona

 

The Official Undergraduate Degree in Interior Design trains professionals in interior design. At IED we promote teamwork and multidisciplinary projects and equip young designers to carry out global projects.

 

The art content in the design degree includes crosscutting education and specialist training aimed at equipping students for the professional work.

 

Job opportunities include: Interior designer, decorator, ephemeral spaces designer, interior architect.

 

Interior designers can design private homes, commercial spaces, banks, hotels, trade fair stands and exhibition spaces.... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Management

Campus Germany Munich Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux
February 2016

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern [+]

The digital technology that defines the present has brought about enormous changes in science, technology, entertainment and politics. This new program is designed to teach the modern manager how to harness and exploit digital media for the benefit of shaping corporate image, attracting clientele and creating a platform to sell and promote products.

Duration: Six semesters/three years (Summer Fast Track option available)

Start Dates: October, February, June, August

Locations: Barcelona, Munich, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English

Campus Exchange Programs: You can transfer to any of the four main campuses after any completed semester. We also have exchange programs with a long list of other universities around the world. ... [-]

Foundation programme

Campus UK London
February 2016

Undergraduate study is a unique and rewarding challenge. This programme makes it a reality by closing any critical gaps in your knowledge or qualifications. [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Undergraduate study is a unique and rewarding challenge. This programme makes it a reality by closing any critical gaps in your knowledge or qualifications. Within this 9 month introductory programme, you will be introduced to vital assessment formats, ideas, training and techniques, fully preparing you for entry onto a Higher National Diploma or one of the many undergraduate courses we offer at LSBF. You will be introduced to vital study techniques and assessment formats, while you also have the ability to choose from 2 different study pathways: Business Pathway and Tourism and Hospitality Pathway. This Foundation Programme has been specially adapted from the broader Foundation in Contemporary Contexts Programme, designed and developed by London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA). It is accredited by Edexcel and taught in LSBF central London campus. Course Fees: £3000 (UK/EU) £6500 (International) Course Promotion: Scholarships available... [-]

Online Bachelor in Retail Management

Online UK Lincoln
May 2015

The BSc Retail Management degree is 100% Online and provides academic recognition for skills already learnt in the retail workplace [+]

The BSc Retail Management degree is a work-based, distance learning course and aims to give students academic recognition and accreditation for skills already learnt in the retail workplace. The programme builds on this previous learning to develop your analytical reasoning and critical thinking, enabling you to become experienced in retail organisation and management. As a final year ‘top up’ degree, the BSc in Retail Management uses your previous academic achievements and professional retail experience as accreditation for the first one and two years of the course. This flexible distance learning programme can take up to two years to complete, depending on your individual work and personal commitments. Modules include: Study Skills for Distance Learning Integrating Professional Retail Experience Management of Change in Retail Organisations Understanding the Retail Consumer Operations Management in a Retail Environment Dissertation (Retail Management) Entry Requirements Admission onto the WBDL undergraduate programme is dependent on a several criteria, however your ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it will be the main factor taken into consideration. The programme requires a high level of personal commitment and students will need to be well motivated. Students must have relevant professional retail experience or qualifications to complete this course. [-]

Bachelor in International Business

Campus Netherlands Groningen
September 2015

The Bachelor's degree programme in International Business prepares you for a management position in an international environment. You will combine courses in Business Management [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Bachelor in International Business

 

Language: English (100%)The Bachelor's degree programme in International Business prepares you for a management position in an international environment. You will combine courses in Business Management with courses in Sociology, Economics and Law.

The programme has an international focus. It uses international cases and you will study abroad for one semester. In addition, the entire programme is taught in English.

In the first year of this three-year programme you will lay a solid foundation by taking courses in Organisation Theory, Strategic Management and Marketing. You will also study Economics, International Law, Research Methodology and English. In the second year you will strengthen this basic knowledge and improve your scientific skills. You will also take guest lectures, workshops and seminars and you will make short study trips. In the first semester of the third year, you will study abroad. You will finish the programme by writing a thesis, after which you may continue with a Master's programme.... [-]

BA (Hons) Accounting & Management with a Year in Industry

Campus UK Kent
September 2015

Combine the study of accounting theory, principles and analysis with the key aspects of management practices. This BA (Hons) Accountancy & Management... [+]

Location: Medway Combine the study of accounting theory, principles and analysis with the key aspects of management practices. This BA (Hons) Accounting & Management programme at the Kent Business School Medway campus aims to respond to the needs and expectations of modern accountancy and management professions, in which you take a mixture of financial and management accounting modules alongside business and management options. You will undertake a professional work placement on this programme as a ‘Year in Industry’. Companies who have participated in providing work placements include The Walt Disney Co., Lloyds Banking Group, GE, Global Growth & Operations, First Capital Plus, Active Communication International, Macdonald's Restaurants Ltd, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, as well as corporations in New York, Kyoto, Dubai and Barcelona. Organisations who provide placements for your year in industry view this scheme as an effective way to find potential new employees, so the scheme will give you a definite advantage when it comes to job prospects and really enhance your employability. Degree options You will have the opportunity to build your knowledge through our BA (Hons) Accounting & Management single honours degree which includes a year of professional work placement, to enhance your experience and employability. Our degree programme allows a wide choice of optional subjects that may be selected for your final year study, allowing the development of specialist knowledge and a greater range of exemptions from professional exams. The single honours qualification is accredited for exemption from many of the major professional accountancy examinations. The number of professional exemptions available to Kent graduates has increased and is now larger than for most universities. For example, our optional subject 'Taxation' confers exemptions from the professional examinations in taxation. This subject is not available at most universities. Graduates from the Accounting & Management single honours programme will have access to exemptions from some of the major professional accountancy bodies in the UK. Careers With 93% of accounting students and 92% of management students being either employed or in further study 6 months after graduating, we have an excellent record for enhancing and developing your skills and employability. Whatever career you decide on, there is no shortage of opportunities for well-qualified Accounting & Management graduates. Recent Kent Business School graduates have taken up graduate positions in a wide range of companies and sectors, including ABN Amro, Accenture, Burgess Hodgson, Baker Tilly, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Fidelity Investment, HSBC, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Royal Bank of Scotland.The Business School presents a wealth of opportunities for you to gain much more than your valuable business degree. We have strong connections with many global organisations, and provide chances for you to network with them and acquire useful connections to enable you to enhance your student experience and increase your employability. We hold events or activities with such organisations and associations that will also benefit your learning experience and enhance your future career prospects. We provide ideal facilities in an international learning environment for you to forge associations with friends and colleagues whilst at the School and after graduation, as part of the Kent Business School alumni, which will remain with you long after you graduate and may provide assistance in your future career.While many graduates go on to become chartered accountants, this is not the only career option open to you. A degree in Accounting & Management also such as banking, insurance and investment. At Kent Business School you will gain many of the key transferable skills employers are looking for. You are taught to analyse critically, think creatively, express your views cogently, manage your time effectively, and work well independently and in groups.... [-]

Bachelor's Degree In Tourism Management, Restaurant Management

Campus France La Rochelle
September 2015

Bachelor students selected and highly motivated by the catering sector can study in the prestigious Parisian school. This will allow them to be in direct contact with leading French restaurateurs. [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Receive all the information about the school and contact directly here! Invent the tourism of tomorrow! Bachelor of Tourism Management program Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle is a business management training Tourism. Bachelor students selected and highly motivated by the catering sector can study in the prestigious Parisian school. This will allow them to be in direct contact with leading French restaurateurs. Bachelor FERRANDI relies on a strong network of luxury hotels and charming restaurants. It provides a pragmatic teaching, combining industry expertise, professional missions in larger institutions in France and abroad, general education courses related to business. Language (s) of instruction: French Visa and Labels: Accredited AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) program, top 5% of business schools worldwide Accredited Bachelor of CCI as recognized by the state diploma course. La Rochelle Business School of Tourism is the only accredited school French TEDQUAL. Our accreditations: Dual degree with Ferrandi Paris. Entry level: After a Bac +2 validated Duration of training: 12 months Start: September of each academic year The key figures for the Group Sup de Co La Rochelle / La Rochelle Business School: - 3,100 students - 10 028 graduates - 650 international students (32 nationalities) - 6 representative offices abroad (China, Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, Ukraine and Turkey) - 21 double degrees with universities around the world - 137 academic partners in 35 countries - 50 partner companies - 102 teachers including 27% international teachers - 160 professional speakers - 40 student clubs and associations International admissions: 1 / Application Form Online 2 / Send the following documents by email : - A cover letter - proof of academic - a letter of academic reference (a teacher must complete the template provided) - Payment of 50 Euros competition 3 / The admission tests are conducted by Skype. You do not need to come to France. We organize sessions every Tuesday contest. The tests take place before a jury composed of one representative of Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle and a representative of the business world. Motivational interviewing is 25 minutes (in the language of the selected training program) and the English interview lasts 10 minutes. 4 / Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle offers programs in French or English. Students are therefore required to demonstrate their knowledge of these languages ​​by including the relevant certificates. [-]

BA Accounting and Financial Management (Hons)

Campus UK Gloucestershire
September 2015

Our accredited accounting degrees are ranked joint 1st in the UK for helping you to achieve your full academic potential (Guardian University Guide 2015 'Value Added'). Alongside quality learning, this is because we support you to maximise every opportunity [+]

Our accredited accounting degrees are ranked joint 1st in the UK for helping you to achieve your full academic potential (Guardian University Guide 2015 'Value Added'). Alongside quality learning, this is because we support you to maximise every opportunity whilst you are here at university. As an accounting and financial management student at the University of Gloucestershire, you will be working on 'live' data, developing the skills to analyse, understand and interpret complex financial data in relation to competitive and global business. The degree is structured towards increasing your chance of employment, with specific modules allowing you to focus on developing the skills and confidence employers want. 3 unique experiences As part of Your Future Plan at the University of Gloucestershire Business School, your rigorous academic learning will be strengthened with 3 unique experiences: Make it INTERNATIONAL You are guaranteed to visit an international business and finance centre and this essential and relevant part of your course is included in the cost of your degree. This could be, for example, the rapidly developing metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. With a rapidly changing economy, the city makes a fascinating place to enhance your learning. Make it REAL You will expand and strengthen your learning by working on live simulations with professional accountancy bodies such as ICAEW, CIMA and ACCA. You will work with live financial data and gain behind-the-scenes insights through specialist speakers including Luke Johnson, writer for the Financial Times, and owner and chairman of financial businesses including Metro Bank PLC and Risk Capital Partners. Make it HAPPEN You will apply your learning to the competitive CIMA Global Business Challenge, an international business competition for undergraduates around the world, designed to bring out the best in the young business leaders of tomorrow – an invaluable experience for you as you head out and make it in the financial sector. Study style As an accounting and financial management student, you will be be learning through a combination of lectures, seminars, group work and presentations. You will be working on 'real-world' financial challenges, pitching your ideas to accountants and financial experts, and you will have a guaranteed international business experience included in the cost of your degree. Benefits - Your Future Plan - your personal plan helping you to you maximise every opportunity in preparation for your career - A one year work placement opportunity, with current students working for prestigious organisations including IBM, BMW, Eversheds, Warner Bros, and British Heart Foundation. These placements often lead to full-time careers. - Specific modules allowing you to focus on developing the skills employers want - A diverse range of exciting modules with flexible choices so that you can specialise in an area that interests you during your final year - Independent 'real-world' financial challenges as part of your learning - A guaranteed international accounting-related business experience to a city like Ho Chi Minh - Entrepreneurial insights from pioneering accountants and financial managers during lectures - Exemptions from professional accountancy qualification giving you credits towards other professional qualifications - Professionally accredited with four prestigious organisations which means you will be recognised as a highly skilled graduate across the UK and internationally Careers Accounting and financial professionals occupy some of the most senior management positions in industry, and the rewards reflect this. With a University of Gloucestershire degree in this area, you will have the opportunity to either to fast-track your professional accountancy qualification, or to embark on a career in business, secure in the knowledge that your specialist skills in accounting and finance make you exceptionally employable in a competitive graduate job market. - Accountant - Financial expert - Business manager - Project manager Entry requirements You must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements You must have 280 UCAS tariff points with typical offers: - A-level: grades BBB or equivalent - IB Diploma: 25 points - BTEC National Diploma: DMM International students must have international equivalent qualifications and IELTS 6.0 in English and 5.5 in any other band or equivalent. [-]

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems (BSBA)

Campus USA Warrensburg
January 2015

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems. Employers throughout the United States turn to UCM's School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for graduates with computer and business skills in computer information systems needed in business, industry, education and government... [+]

Bachelor's Degree 2015/2016. Bachelor in Computer Information Systems (BSBA) Employers throughout the United States turn to UCM's School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for graduates with computer and business skills in computer information systems needed in business, industry, education and government. Graduates of the computer information systems (CIS) program gain proficiency with various computer languages, database programming, systems administration, network management and security, and client server computing in a business environment using state-of-the-art equipment. The program is fully accredited by the AACSB-International, the hallmark of a quality program that employers recognize and value. Today's modern information society is constantly changing. Students at UCM are trained to succeed by adapting to these changes. The CIS program provides educational and hands-on experience for entry-level positions in programming, networking, systems administration, database administration and systems design. UCM's program encompasses not only a working knowledge of information technology, but also an understanding of business processes and policies that dictate the existing dynamic business environment. The CIS curriculum is based on the model curriculum developed by the Association for Information Technology Professionals. All students complete a common core of business courses. Students then concentrate on CIS core courses that include programming courses in C#, Java, database (Oracle, SQL), UNIX and networking Analysis and Design. Students have to select one of the two areas of concentration - 1) Software Development and 2) Networking / Systems Administration followed by a capstone System Architecture and Development course. Career Opportunities According to the U.S. Department of Labor, many CIS related jobs will grow faster than the average in the near future. Pursuing a major in computer information systems at UCM is a sure step toward securing a seat among the many computer programmers, analysts, database administrators, network administrators and client server specialists across America. The CIS program at UCM is one of the finest in the region, and in recent years CIS students have a nearly 100 percent placement record within three months of their graduation. Because of the education they receive, graduates are placed nationwide in top corporations with high starting salaries. Department Facilities A wide variety of computing resources are available for students ranging from hundreds of PCs and server resources through campuswide distributed network systems. The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies Computing Lab houses 100+ workstations connected to the campus-wide network backbone. In addition, the CIS department houses a Software Engineering Lab, a Networking Lab, a Web Development Lab and a Usability Lab with state-of-the-art hardware, software and multimedia facilities. All CIS classrooms are equipped with on-demand multimedia resources, desktop plug-in network hookup and instructor PC workstation running on the campus network. Student Involvement Various departmental organizations are available, including the student chapter of the Association for Information Technology Professionals and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. Participation allows students to compete in national competitions, visit businesses, meet executives and supervisors, interact with faculty members, and meet other students outside the classroom. Departmental Scholarships In addition to about $4 million in scholarships administered by the university, a number of corporate scholarships are available. These include: the Steward Scholars Program, Boeing Scholarships, Sprint Scholarships, Hallmark Cards Scholarships, Penzoil Scholarships and many more. Contact the School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems for details. [-]