Department of Computer Information Systems

Business Building, Room 159

(254) 968-9047

Professors: Chilton, Collins, Steed

Associate Professors: Hill, Jones, Larson

Assistant Professors: C. Bane, Dearing,

Johnson, Newberry

Instructors: A. Bane, Cude, Hargrave, Peters,

Roberts, Sharp, Wells

        The Department of Computer Information Systems offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems. The department offers a Master of Science degree in Information Systems and a graduate concentration in Computer Information Systems for the MBA program. Additional information can be found on the departmental website, http://www.tarleton.edu/~is.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.
SCOM 3013, ECO 1013, 2013 recommended.

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Courses Required for BS in Computer Information Systems  
CIS 1033 or 3003 
3
CIS 1103 or 3033
3
CIS 3053, 3153, 3893, 4013 4053, 45231
18
CIS 2123, 2403 or 3303, 2413 or 3313
6
From CIS 3133, 3403, 3413, 3433, 4083
3
Electives from CIS or C S (3 hours advanced) 
6
ACC 2033 or 3003
3
ACC 2043 or 3083 
3
ENGL 2303 
3
G B 3113, 3123
6
MGMT 3013
3
Electives  
3
1 See p. 283 for CIS course descriptions.  
   
Additional Courses Required for Support Areas  
For Support Area in Systems Development  

CIS 1063 or 3473               

3

CIS 2123, 2403 or 3303, 2413 or 3313  

3

CIS 3133, 3403, 3413, 3433, 4083

3

CIS 3513

3

Either CIS 4433 and 4443 or CIS 4403 and 4803

6

CIS 4853 

3
   
For Support Area in Software Engineering and Database Design  

CIS 1063 or 3473 or 4763 

3

CIS 3133, 3403, 3413, 3433, 4083 

3

CIS 3513 

3

Either CIS 4433 and 4443 or CIS 4403 and 4803

6

CIS 4473 

3

Advanced CIS or C S electives  

3
 
For Support Area in Network Development and Management  

CIS 1063 or 3473 

3

CIS 1163 or 3463

3

CIS 4453 

3

CIS 4763 

3

CIS 4783 

3

CIS or C S electives (3 advanced)  

6

                                                               

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS WITH COMPUTER SCIENCE CERTIFICATION

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.
SCOM 3013 and PSY 1013 recommended.

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Required for Major  

CIS 1033 or 3003 

3

CIS 1103 or 3033 

3

CIS 2403 or 3303  

3

CIS 2413 or 3313

3

CIS 3053, 3153, 3403, 3513, 3893, 4013, 4053, 4523 

24

CIS or C S electives 

3
 
Other Required Courses

ENGL 2303

3

EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906, PSY 3033 or 2203 RDG 3513

24

Additional teaching field1   

12

Additional teaching field (advanced)     

12

1 Additional teaching field must include 24 hours; generally, at least 12 hours must be advanced.

 

THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DEGREE

IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.
SCOM 3013 and ECO 2013 recommended.

47
   
Courses Required for BBA in Computer Information Systems  
CIS 1033 or 3003  
3
CIS 1103 or 3033
3
CIS 3053, 3153, 3893, 4013, 4053, 45231
18
From CIS 2123; 2403 or 3303; 2413 or 3313
6
From CIS 3133, 3403, 3413, 3433, 4083
3
CIS or C S electives (3 hours advanced) 
6
G B 3113 or MATH 3003 
3
ECO 2013,2 2023, FIN 3013 
9
ACC 2033 or 3003, 2043 or 3083; ACC 3013 or CIS 3013 
9
G B 4323, 4333; G B 4443 or FIN 4013 or ECO 4013 
9
G B 4593, MGMT 3013, MKTG 3143
9
 ENGL 2303
3

1 See p. 283 for CIS course descriptions.

2 If this course is counted toward university core curriculum requirements, student must take an additional three hours electives.

Teacher Certification

       The Department of Computer Information Systems offers a secondary education certificate plan in Computer Science developed within the framework of the State Board for Educator Certification 2000 Standards. Courses in the plan are CIS 1033 or 3003, 1103 or 3033, 2413 or 3313, 3153, 3403, 3513, 3893. The department also offers a technology applications secondary educator certificate plan (2000 standards) in conjunction with other campus departments. Courses required for the technology applications endorsement include ENGL 3123, 4123, 4203; CIS 1163 or 3463, 3153, 4153; COMS 3063; EDTC 3003, 4003.