Bachelor of Science in CIS

Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science

Core Curriculum – 66/72 hours

Christian Literacy – 18/24 hours

Lower Level Courses

  • Life of Christ (BI 1211/1311) – 2/3 hours
  • Book of Acts (BI 1214/1314) – 2/3 hours
  • Pentateuch (BI 2202/2302) – 2/3 hours
  • Bible Elective – lower level – 2/3 hours

Upper Level Courses

  • Marriage and Family (BI 3311) – 3 hours
  • Christian Cultural Heritage (BI 4311) – 3 hours
  • Upper Division Bible Electives (two textual courses minimum) – 4/6 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy  – 12 hours

  • Western Cultural Heritage (HU 1310, 1320, & 2310) – 9 hours
  • American Cultural Heritage (HY 2320) – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – 12 hours

  • Mathematics Requirement: Calculus I (MH 1451) – 4 hours
  • Natural and Physical Science Requirements – 7 hours
  • Natural Science Requirement: a course from Biology
  • Physical Science Requirement: a Chemistry, Physics or Physical Science course
  • Physical or Natural Science Lab: a companion course to the selected natural or physical science course

Information and Communication Literacy – 15 hours

Composition and Literature

  • English Composition I & II (EH 1301 & 1302) – 6 hours
  • English/American Literature (EH 2301, 2303, 2304) – 3 hours

Communication

Speech Communication (EH 1303) – 3 hours

Technology

Computer Programming I (CS 1305) – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 10 hours

  • Lifetime Fitness (PE 1300) – 3 hours
  • PE Activity (Two activity courses) – 2 hours
  • Freshman Experience (FE 1111) – 1 hour
  • Service-learning Course I (FASL 1090) – 0 hours
  • Service-learning Course II (FASL 2090) – 0 hours
  • Service-learning Course III (FASL 3090) – 0 hours
  • Service-learning Course IV (FASL 4190) – 1 hour

Social Science – 3 hours

  • PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology
  • CJ 1300 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • COU 2320 Introduction to Counseling
  • SY 2328 Introduction to Sociology
  • PS 2308 Introduction to American Constitutional Government
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics

Professional Literacy – 66 hours

Computer & Information Science Requirements: – (36 hours

  • CSIS 1305 Computer Programming I – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2306 Computer Programming II – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2315 Computer, Ethics and Society – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2345 Computer Organization – 3 hours
  • CSIS 2376 Intro to Visual Programming – 3 hours
  • CS 3330 Data Communications and Networking – 3 hours
  • CSIS 3360 User Interface Design – 3 hours
  • CS 4330 Database Design and Implementation – 3 hours
  • CS 4360 Software Engineering – 3 hours
  • CSIS 4365 Project Management for Software Development – 3 hours
  • CS 4380 Internship/Project in Computer Science – 3 hours
  • CS 4390 Seminar in Computer Science – 3 hours

Computer Science Requirements – 18 hours

  • CS 2310 Fundamental Mathematical Structures – 3 hours
  • CS 2320 Data Structures and Algorithms – 3 hours
  • CS 3350 Database Concepts – 3 hours
  • CS 3386 Visual Programming – 3 hours
  • CS 3389 Software Development – 3 hours
  • CS 4345 Internet Programming – 3 hours

Department Requirements – 12 hours

  • BA 2301 Principles of Accounting I – 3 hours
  • BA 2302 Principles of Accounting II – 3 hours
  • MH 2340 Statistics – 3 hours
  • MN 4360 Organizational Behavior – 3 hours

Electives

Total Minimum Hours Required – 132/138 hours

Notes

  • 48 semester hours of upper level courses are required for graduation.
  • Graduation requirements for Computer Science and Information Science degree include successful completion of the Departmental Exit Exam.