Dinesh S. Dave, Chair
|Timothy H. Burwell, Vice Provost
||Sam K. Formby, Associate Dean
||Albert L. Harris
|John K. Corley
||Sandra A. Vannoy, Associate Dean
The Department of Computer Information Systems and Supply Chain Management offers coursework in the areas of computer information systems, production/operations management, supply chain management, and quantitative methods. Students in computer information systems are encouraged to acquire a broad liberal education in order to understand the interface between the technical and non-technical aspects of business. A major in computer information systems is offered by this department and is designed to develop professional skills/capabilities which enable students to pursue careers in computerized information systems areas in either the public or private sectors of our economy. With the computer information systems major, students will be able to pursue careers in a variety of positions requiring a knowledge of computers and information systems. Students majoring in computer information systems will have the opportunity to work in areas of security, e-business, project management, systems analysis, data management, networking, and programming.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems (310A/52.1201)
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Supply Chain Management (361A/52.0203)
Undergraduate Minor in Computer Information Systems (310/52.1201)
(for all business and non-business majors, except CIS majors)
A minor in Computer Information Systems (CIS) may be obtained by completing 15 semester hours.
Students not admitted to the College of Business may take at most five business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level (unless more is required by a business minor or non-business major). Students must meet all eligibility requirements to take 3000-4000 level business courses. A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 is required in the 15 hours of CIS courses to obtain a minor in Computer Information Systems.
Undergraduate Minor in Supply Chain Management (360/52.0205)
(for business and non-business majors)
The undergraduate minor in Supply Chain Management (18 semester hours) is available to both business and non-business majors. The minor provides a multi-disciplinary curriculum in supply chain management. The main goal of supply chain management is to improve an organization’s profitability while delivering a quality product/service to the customer at the lowest possible cost.
Students not admitted to the College of Business may take, at most, five business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level (unless more is required by a business minor or non-business major). Students must meet all eligibility requirements to take 3000-4000 level business courses. A minimum GPA of 2.0 (overall) is required for the courses included in the supply chain management minor.
SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT ENROLLMENT IN UPPER LEVEL BUSINESS COURSES:
Enrollment in 3000/4000 level courses in the Walker College of Business is limited to business majors admitted to the College of Business. An exception is allowed for other students, including business majors not yet admitted to the College of Business, to take a maximum of five business courses at the 3000-level or above, including graduate-level courses (unless more are specifically listed as required on the Program of Study for a non-business major, a required concentration, or a required minor). No exceptions beyond this will be allowed.
Prerequisites for 3000 level and 4000 level business courses, in addition to course specific prerequisites, are as follows: 1) 54 earned hours for 3000 level business courses and 2) 84 earned hours and a minimum grade of “C” in any Writing in the Discipline (WID) course for 4000 level business courses.
Business majors are encouraged to complete all admission requirements by the beginning of the junior year. Students who are not admitted to the College of Business will not be allowed to early register for more than five business courses at the 3000-level or above, including graduate-level business courses, even if they anticipate they will be admitted to the College of Business by the beginning of the next semester. Non business majors must get a permit from the College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office to register for any business courses at the 3000-level or above in excess of the five allowed when required on the program of study.
ProgramsBachelor of Science in Business AdministrationMinor
CoursesComputer Information SystemsProduction/Operations ManagementSupply Chain Management