Scott Hunsinger, Chair
Full Faculty Listing
The Department of Computer Information Systems offers coursework in the areas of computer information systems, production/operations 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.
A laptop computer is required in all Walker College of Business programs. Please see the website business.appstate.edu/students for specific hardware information. Students have access to discounted hardware and software available through the University Bookstore and on‐line resources.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Computer Information Systems (Program Code: 310*/5201201)
Students must select one of the following concentrations:
Computer Information Systems - General Computer Information Systems Concentration (310B)
Computer Information Systems- Cybersecurity Concentration (310C)
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.
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.
Please see course descriptions for important prerequisite information for 3000 level and 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 Systems