Computer Information Systems - Sample Plan of Study

4-Year Plan for Entering First-Year Students with a High School GPA of 89 or Higher

Year One - Fall Semester Credit   Year One - Spring Semester Credit
CS 108 - Computing Fundamentals 4   CS 240 - Data Structures and Algorithms 4
MAT 115 - Finite Mathematics 4   General Education Elective * 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
FYS 101 - First-Year Seminar 1      
Total 17   Total 16
         
Year Two - Fall Semester Credit   Year Two - Spring Semester Credit
IS 310 - Hardware and Network Infrastructure 4   IS 320 - System Analysis and Design 4
IS 325 - Database Management Systems 4   IS 330 - Decision Support and Intelligent Systems 4
General Education Elective * 4   Business/Management Course 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Three - Fall Semester Credit   Year Three - Spring Semester Credit
Upper Level Information Systems Elective ** 4   NCS 315 - Networking and Information Systems 4
Business/Management Course 4   Upper Level Information Systems Elective ** 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective *** 4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Four - Fall Semester Credit   Year Four - Spring Semester Credit
Upper Level Information Systems Elective ** 2   IS 495 - Computer Information Systems Practicum 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective *** 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective *** 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective ***
Total   16   Total 16
         
      Total planned credit hours 129

4-Year Plan for Entering First-Year Students with a High School GPA below 89

Year One - Fall Semester Credit   Year One - Spring Semester Credit
CS 100 - Introduction to Computing Seminar 4   CS 108 - Computing Fundamentals 4

MAT 110 - College Algebra OR
MAT 111 - College Mathematics

4   MAT 115 - Finite Mathematics 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
FYS 101 - First-Year Seminar 1      
Total 17   Total 16
         
Year Two - Fall Semester Credit   Year Two - Spring Semester Credit
CS 240 - Data Structures and Algorithms 4   IS 320 - System Analysis and Design 4
Business/Management Course 4   IS 330 - Decision Support and Intelligent Systems 4
General Education Elective * 4   Business/Management Course 4
General Education Elective * 4   General Education Elective * 4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Three - Fall Semester Credit   Year Three - Spring Semester Credit
IS 310 - Hardware and Network Infrastructure 4   NCS 315 - Networking and Information Systems 4
IS 320 - System Analysis and Design 4   Upper Level Information Systems Elective 4
Upper Level Information Systems Elective 4   General Education Elective * 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective *** 4
Total 16   Total 16
         
Year Four - Fall Semester Credit   Year Four - Spring Semester Credit
Upper Level Information Systems Elective 2   IS 495 - Computer Information Systems Practicum 4
General Education Elective * 4   Open Elective *** 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective *** 4
Open Elective *** 4   Open Elective ***
Total   16   Total 16
         
      Total planned credit hours 129
 

* General Ed Elective: choose four (4) of the following seven (7) general education courses:

Social Science 4
American History 4
Western Civilization 4
Other World Civilizations 4
Humanities 4
Fine Arts 4
Foreign Language 4

*** Open Electives allow students to take courses in areas of interest.

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