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Computer Information Systems

Computers are everywhere you look—in your car, in your phone, and at nearly every place of business. A B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Georgian Court University can prepare you for a variety of career paths integral to the ways we work and live.

You’ll gain practical, hands-on experience with programming projects, database design, and network management; experience with team-oriented projects; and the foundation for understanding networks and database systems. You’ll be well-prepared to be a cyber security or data analyst, database administrator, information systems manager, or other related position.


Full-Time students receive some form of aid


Student to faculty ratio


Financial aid awarded annually by GCU

Over $23k

Average awarded annually per undergraduate student

Top 20%

Overall mobility index

To earn this degree, students must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

A minimum of 33 semester hours of computer science and information systems courses are required for the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Information Systems, including:

CS123Computer Programming I4.0
CS126Computer Programming II3.0
CS220Python Programming3.0
CS227Data Structures3.0
CS231Introduction to Database Systems3.0
CS450Applications Project3.0
IS224Introduction to Business Analytics3.0
IS320Management Information Systems3.0
Select from the following electives:8.0
Data Analytics for Business
Computer Architecture
Topics in CS or CIS
Survey of Networks & Telecommunications
Computer Network Administration
Enterprise Cybersecurity (recommended)
Total Credits33.0

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Expand your knowledge of computer programming, systems, software, and other technology tools with a minor in computer information systems from GCU. You’ll discover the foundations of computer science and how to apply them in today’s always-plugged-in world.

Minor Sequence

CS123Computer Programming I (or equivalent)4.0
CS126Computer Programming II3.0
CS220Python Programming3.0
Three additional courses chosen from among CS courses numbered CS111 and above and IS224, IS320, and IS422.9.0
Total Credits19.0

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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