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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Information Systems (B.S.)

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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2017-2018

College of Science and Mathematics

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology


Location: Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building 206
Phone: 931-221-7840

Description of Major

The Computer Information Systems major prepares students to work in technical but applied areas of computing.   While maintaining an emphasis on programming, it addresses several areas of application, including systems development and cybersecurity.

General Education Core

  Credit Hours
see Common Core 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

Major Requirements that Satisfy General Education Core

Major Core Requirements

Systems Development

The Systems Development Concentration is intended for those who plan to work in some area  of  computer applications  in  the  business  field.    Areas  of study include data communications, database management, and systems  analysis  and  design,  along  with  an  emphasis  on programming in several languages that are useful for business applications.

Information Assurance and Security

The Information Assurance and  Security  Concentration prepares  students  to  work  in  the information security and data protection areas. It emphasizes data  communications,  network  security,  cryptography,  and computer forensics.


A minor is required. 

For Systems Development Concentration, a minor is required. Any minor, other than the Web Technology minor and the Computer Science minor is acceptable.

For Information Assurance and Security Concentration,  a minor is required. Any minor, other than the Information Assurance and Security minor and  the Web Technology minor is acceptable.

Total Program Hours 120-121

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