Computer Information Systems

Comp SciThere is a great need right now for computer professionals. Demand far exceeds supply. Technology related positions will see the greatest growth over the next ten years with 1.9 million new positions created. According to The College Board, software developers, database designers, network administrators, and systems analysts are among the ten fastest growing occupations.

With a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Sage, you'll be ready to partner with professionals in business, industry, government, and education to design and build cutting edge software and hardware solutions that meet an organizations goals.

What You Will Do...

See yourself in professional careers including:

  • Software developer
  • Information specialist
  • Webmaster
  • Database Designer
  • Systems analyst

Whether you are designing databases or web sites, creating software applications, or building new kinds of computer systems for new types of applications, you'll be in demand for your knowledge, expertise and skills.

What You Will Earn

Computer and Information Systems professionals can earn from $50,000 to more than $145,000 a year with a clear path to further advancement.

At Sage You Will...

  • Gain a strong theoretical foundation that provides you with the ability to understand new technologies as they emerge.
  • Develop the skills that allow you to find creative solutions to new kinds of problems.
  • Learn how to program in a business environment, working in teams to design, build, and support database applications, web sites, computer systems, and cutting edge applications that meet future needs.
  • Work on projects from requirements analysis to software design and development to testing and support, through a balanced approach consisting of hands-on practical experience and theoretical understanding.

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems in SPCE is a completer program. Students who enter this program have already done some college-level work and are prepared to pursue a Bachelor’s  degree. Introductory level and general education courses will normally have been completed and transferred in.

CSI 110 - Computing Concepts : 3 credits
CSI 150 - Advanced Computer Literacy : 3 Credits
CSI 210 - Workstation Arch/Support : 3 Credits
CSI 215 - Systems Analysis and Design : 3 Credits
CSI 221 - Linux for Network Admin : 3 Credits
CSI 226 - Object Oriented Design : 3 Credits
CSI 227 - Object Oriented Programming : 3 Credits
CSI 261 - VB.NET : 3 Credits
CSI 263 - Web Site Development : 3 Credits
CSI 265 - Database Applic I : 3 Credits
CSI 276 - Data Communications/Netwking I : 3 Credits
CSI 301 - Database Applic II : 3 Credits
CSI 315 - C# Programming : 3 Credits
CSI 326 - Data Structures : 3 Credits
CSI 349 - Machine Structures : 3 Credits
CSI 438 - Technology and Culture : 3 Credits
CSI 407 - Computer Science Internship : 3 Credits
EGL 235 - Intro to Technical Writing : 3 Credits
MAT 209 - Discrete Mathematics : 3 Credits

General Education Requirements
LIFE Skills Curriculum

HUM 112 Language and Community (ENG 101 may be used to fulfill this requirement) 3
Liberal Arts and Science Knowledge
  Humanities (ARH, COM, EGL, HUM, PHL, SPA, FRE) 6
  Social Science (CRM, ECO, HIS, PSC, PSY, PSYC, SCL) 6
  Science (BIO, CHM, PHY, SCI) 6
  Mathematics (MAT 110 Topics in Mathematics or higher) 3
Interdisciplinary Seminar, ITD 300 level course 3
Technology Competency (ACC 207, CSI 101, CSI 150, BUS 335 or LAW 215) 0-3
Applied Advanced Competencies in the major
Experiential-Based Learning Opportunities in the major
Capstone Seminar in the major
  Total LIFE Credits 30-32

Total number of credits required for degree : 120 credits