Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems

General

Program Description

Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems

A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a major in Computer Information Systems (CIS) from Delta State University is a well-respected degree nationwide. Graduates of Delta State University's CIS program serve as information systems managers of major corporations. They work in all types of businesses in hundreds of firms all across the country. A Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Computer Information Systems can be the beginning of a great career.

Program of Study

To complete a degree in Computer Information Systems at Delta State University requires a total of 124 semester hours. The degree requires thirty-nine hours of CIS courses which build upon forty-five hours of general education and forty hours of business courses. The program is fully accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. The curriculum is reviewed periodically by a group of information systems professionals in order to ensure that our graduates are kept up to date on the latest technology and programming trends and techniques.

Students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems program are required to maintain at least a "C" average in their major, with no grade below a "C" in all major classes as listed below:

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer Prog. Fundamentals
  • Applications Development
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Hardware and Software
  • Data Comm. & Networking
  • Info. Security & Assurance
  • Database Project
  • E-Commerce Applications
  • Seminar

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

  • Computer Prog. Fundamentals
  • Applications Development
  • Systems Analysis & Design
  • Decision Support Systems
  • IT Hardware and Software
  • Data Comm. & Networking
  • Info. Security & Assurance
  • Database Project
  • E-Commerce Applications
  • MIS Seminar

Career Opportunities

CIS graduates have career opportunities nationwide. Today's employers are seeking out graduates with backgrounds in both business and computer information systems. Delta State's program provides the skills needed to succeed in the professional world. Companies like Baxter Healthcare, Viking Range Corporation, INFOWORKS, Techinfo, Inc., Monsanto, and many others have hired Delta State alumni.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

Delta State University, College of Business Delta State University has provided course offerings in business since 1925, the year the institution opened for its first regular session. Course offerings ... Read More

Delta State University, College of Business Delta State University has provided course offerings in business since 1925, the year the institution opened for its first regular session. Course offerings were organized along departmental lines in 1928 when a Department of Commerce was formed. The name of the department has changed a number of times, with each change reflecting a broadening scope in offerings and objectives. The Department of Commerce was renamed the Division of Business Education in 1944; changed to the Department of Business in 1948; renamed the Division of Business and Economics in 1958; in 1969, the name was changed to the School of Business; and in 1999, the name was changed to the College of Business. Degree programs offered in the College include the Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in accountancy, computer information systems, finance, general business, insurance and real estate, management, marketing, and office administration; the Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in business education for those interested in becoming teachers; and the Bachelor of Commercial Aviation degree with majors in aviation management and flight operations. All degree programs are nationally accredited. Mission To prepare students for the marketplace by providing challenging educational opportunities. Vision Service to the community, our profession, and the University is a vital aspect of the College's mission. By nurturing cooperative relationships with business and industry, service organizations, and other institutions, the College will remain dynamic and its activities relevant. Read less