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Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Overview

Please note this document is accurate for those who enrolled during the Fall 2012 semester. If you are unsure about which degree plan you are on, please check with your academic advisor.

For the official requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems, see the University of Houston Catalog.

COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS

CIS Environment (18 SH)

  • ACCT 2331 - Accounting Principles I: Financial
  • ACCT 2332 - Accounting Principles II: Managerial
  • SCLT 2362 - Intro To Logistics Technology
  • TELS 3340 - Organizational Leadership and Supervision OR MANA 3335 Intro Org Behavior & Mgmt
  • TELS 4341 - Production and Service Operations OR SCM 3301 Service & Manufacturing Operation
  • TELS 4342 - Quality Improvement Methods

Major Requirements

MUST receive a "C" or better in major core courses

Computer Information Systems core (42SH)

  • ELET 2300 - Introduction to C++ Programming OR COSC 1306 Computer Science & Programming
  • CIS 2332 - Information Technology Hardware and Systems Software
  • CIS 2334 - Information Systems Applications
  • CIS 2336 - Internet Application Development
  • CIS 2337 - Fundamentals of Information Security
  • CIS 2348 - Information Systems Application Development
  • CIS 3343 - Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • CIS 3347 - Information Systems Infrastructure and Networks
  • CIS 3355 - Integrated Information Systems
  • CIS 3365 - Database Management
  • CIS 3368 - Advanced Info Sys Dev
  • CIS 4338 - Database Administration and Implementation
  • CIS 4339 - Enterprise Applications Development
  • CIS 4375 - Project Management and Practice

Approved Technical Electives: Twelve (12) semester hours

(Major GPA is calculated on the major requirements and approved electives.)

UNIVERSITY CORE REQUIREMENTS

Mathematics / Reasoning & BS Special Requirements (10SH)

(6 semester hours which includes university core)

  • MATH 1330 - Precalculus
  • MATH 1431 - Calculus I (must have C or better)
  • TMTH 3360 - Applied Technical Statistics

Life & Physical Sciences (6SH)

Discrete or Finite MATH(3SH)

TECH 3365 Appl Discrete Mthd in Tech OR MATH 1313 Finite Math w / Applications

Communication (6SH)

ENGL 1303 English Composition I

ENGL 1304 English Composition II

Writing in the Discipline

(3 semester hours which includes university core)

  • TELS 3363 - Technical Communications

History/Government(12SH)

HIST 1376 or 1377 US History to 1877

HIST 1378 or 1378 US History since 1877

POLS 1336 US & TX Const/Politics

POLS 1337 US Government

Language, Philosophy, & Culture (3SH)

Creative Arts(3SH)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

(3 semester hours which includes university core)

  • ECON 2304 Micro OR ECON 2305 Macro