Undergraduate Bulletin 2022 - 2023 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2022 - 2023

Computer and Information Science, B.S. (Evening)


Program Chair: Madeleine Schep, Ph.D

Available in the Day and Evening Colleges.

B.S. in Computer and Information Science (both concentrations) is available inthe Day* and Evening** Colleges.

B.S. in Computer and Information Science: Cybersecurity concentration is available online.

CIS and Mathematics courses for the B.S. in Computer and Information Science may be offered in the Day College, Evening College, or Online. Consult the course descriptions inthe bulletin.

 

The degree programs in Computer and Information Science will give students the tools they need to pursue a career in system analysis, software or web development, support specialization, database administration, cybersecurity, or graduate work in a related field. 

Mission: The Computer and Information Science program is committed to providing Computer and information Science majors with the coursework and experiences that will enable them to enter a computer-related career in business, industry, or government, or to pursue graduate studies in a computing field. 

 

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively orally and/or in writing using appropriate computing technology and technology tools.  
  2. Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.  
  3. Students will demonstrate an ability to design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system or program to meet desired needs.  

 

Cybersecurity concentration 

4. Students will be able to describe cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities and develop strategies to mitigate, prevent or counter identified risks. 

 

Concentrations


Select one of the following concentrations:

Computer Science Concentration


Three Semester Hours

Three Semester Hours

Total Credit Hours: 36-39


[*Day] The Computer and Information Science programs are offered by the Evening College or online. Day College students may major/minor in these programs; however, many major courses will be offered through the Evening College on its time schedule or online.

[**Evening] Evening College students may major in the BS in Computer and Information Science: Cybersecurity concentration; however, the cybersecurity concentration courses will be offered through the online program. While evening students majoring in this program must officially co-enroll for all online courses taken, the usual co-enrollment restrictions and waiting periods are automatically waived for courses required by the cybersecurity concentration.

Evening College students may major in the BS in Computer and Information Science: Computer and Information Science concentration; however, the major electives MATH 305 and 350 as well as the specified electives MATH 160 and 165 are offered only in the Day college.

Restricted Electives


These additional courses may be used to satisfy general education requirements, or requirements for a minor or a second major.

Depending upon the selected concentration, the restricted electives are:

Computer Science Concentration Restricted Electives


Cybersecurity Concentration Restricted Electives