Computer and Information Systems

Make your impact felt with a B.S. in computer information systems.

The bachelor of science in CIS program prepares you to succeed in one of the world’s most in-demand fields. With classes in networking, hardware, security, databases, and system development, you will gain technical and problem-solving skills that employers expect and which will help you stand out in the job market. Gain a competitive advantage with the experience you’ll gain doing an internship and completing an advanced-level capstone project.

Career Options

You’ll finish the program prepared for a career with unlimited opportunities as a network engineer, IT specialist, or security analyst, or for many other positions. Qualified graduates are in demand, and you’ll graduate ready to stand out in the career marketplace.

Experiential learning is a cornerstone of an NVU education.

The computing curriculum gives students real-world, hands-on experiences. All computer information systems majors complete a computing-related internship—filling roles such as network engineers, software developers, and IT assistants.

Integrated Computer Applications – 4cr
Database Management – 4cr
Help Desk and Soft Skills – 3cr
Information Security – 4cr
Introduction to Operating Systems – 4cr
Web Development I – 4cr
Introduction to Computer Science – 4cr
Computer Science I – 4cr
Advanced Database Management – 4cr
C++ Programming – 4cr
Introduction to Information Technology – 3cr
Computer Networks I – 3cr
Principles of Management – 3cr

Most of these courses fulfill requirements of the A.S. degree in CIS- IT option. 

Be sure to choose program electives carefully so they apply to bachelor program as well.

Behavioral and Social Sciences (courses may be in either subject area) – 9cr
Humanities and Fine Arts (courses may be in either subject area) – 9cr
Natural or Physical Science (must include at least one course with a lab) – 7cr
English Composition/Writing – 6cr
Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning – 3cr

Organizational Behavior & Communications in Business – 3cr
Computer Hardware & Organization – 3cr
Introduction to Perl Programming – 1cr
Introduction to Python – 1cr
System Administration Essentials – 4cr
Programming Internet & Web Applications Part II – 3cr
Cloud Computing 4 Advanced Web Tools – 3cr
System Analysis & Design – 3cr
Advanced Networks – 4cr
Advanced Computer Security – 4cr
Internship in Computer Science – 3cr
CIS Capstone – 3cr
Sets, Logic, and Proof – 3cr