Foreign LanguageNo foreign language credits required
Contribute to the Future
Prepare you to enter the workforce in the rapidly growing field of computer information systems. We offer a strong foundation in computing and information technology required for computer science and business careers. You will have access to careers in network administration, business management, information systems management and computer systems analysis. In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn from and engage with prominent global scientists and engineers.
Is this Program a Good Fit for You?
Computer information systems students are typically interested in:
See Yourself Succeed With a Degree in Computer Information Systems
Build a solid foundation for career success that includes mathematics, algorithms, computer architecture, software engineering and introductory networking solutions.
A degree in computer information systems will help prepare you for high-paying, in-demand careers. Expand your career with a wide range of interesting and rewarding positions in a multitude of sectors.
Identify and formulate computational problems in terms of a mathematical model. Learn common solution patterns that allow you to address problems and map them to unique computational challenges.
A degree in computer information systems offers the opportunity to:
Prepare for a variety of demands in the diverse computer information systems field.
Analyze, design, implement and evaluate computer-based solutions.
Acquire a strong foundation in programming and database technology required for careers in computer information systems and the business environment.
Be trained on modern equipment related to operating systems, communications, databases, simulation, networks and information security.
Demonstratean understanding of the global and local societal impact of computing, including professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
Computer information systems students are able to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing and business requirements appropriate to its solution. You can become a highly valued cybersecurity analyst or software engineer. Graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly into the market when internship and job opportunities present themselves.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Computer Support Specialist
Network and Computer Systems Administrator
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2023
Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Student Career Preparedness and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce computer information systems students.
Broaden your academic preparation with a minor that complements your computer information systems expertise.
What You Will Learn
Through challenging, fast-paced coursework and collaboration with accomplished peers, you will gain a strong foundation in programming and database technology required for careers such as software engineering, network administration and information systems management in a wide range of organizations and industries.
Courses to Prepare for Your Career
Foundation courses, including Integrated Science, Elementary Statistical Methods, and Math for Business Applications
Core computer information systems courses, including Foundations of Information Security, Introduction to Database, and Web Programming and Interface
Introduction to Computer Science and ProgrammingCOSC 1436
This course will introduce you to the fundamental concepts of structured programming. You will cover topics such as software development methodology, data types, control structures, functions, arrays, files, and the mechanics of running, testing, and debugging.
Web Programming and Interface DesignCSCI 380
This course provides you with a hands-on overview of current Web programming languages and Web multimedia technologies. Client/Server concepts will be discussed and implemented into Web projects. You will cover concepts relating to good interface design.
Introduction to DatabaseCSCI 340
This course is designed to help you develop your entry-level knowledge and skills in data modeling, design, and the representation of information in relational database systems. You will use Structured Query Language and advanced features of relational database systems to develop database applications.
The goal of Epsilon Delta Pi is to encourage excellence in computer science by promoting the computer science profession, by giving recognition to computer scientists who display professional achievement and quality of character, and by supporting those who work together to bond interested students.
The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, science, engineering and application of information technology. ACM serves both professional and public interests by fostering the open exchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.