The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department provides educational opportunities in computer information systems through degree programs, courses for all students, and career-enrichment opportunities.
Computer instruction courses and numerous other business school courses are supported by seven, computerized classrooms and state-of-the-art, open computer lab facilities. The computer classrooms and labs provide hands-on learning experiences using the latest Intel workstations supported by IBM, Microsoft and Linux network servers. The CBPP computer environment features several state of the art computer languages, including 4GL, query, and object-oriented languages.
College of Business and Public Policy students can use computer facilities to help them with course work and laboratories include special business presentation facilities and an experimental multimedia and a decision-support room.
Faculty teach computer courses using structured instructor-led and self-guided tutorial approaches in the traditional classroom, as well as online discussions.
AAS in Business Computer Information Systems
The AAS Business Computer Information Systems (CIS) degree prepares students for entry-level positions such as network administrator, programmer, web designer, help desk technician, user consultant, database administrator, etc. Career opportunities exist in private firms, government agencies, oil firms, and other businesses that use computers to manage information.