GCU students can now apply for emergency cash grants made possible by the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (CARES Act). The application and eligibility requirements are available at Virtual instruction and events remain ongoing. A live Commencement ceremony will be held on campus in the fall, most likely on an October weekend. Admissions events and select student activities have moved online, while all other public and campus events, activities, and athletics have been canceled for the semester. Always check GCU e-mails and for the most up-to-date information.

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.


To earn a B.A. in Computer Information Systems, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

  • General Education courses
  • Computer science and information systems courses (30 credits)

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


Computer Science & Information Systems:

  • CS123 Computer Programming I (4)
  • CS126 Computer Programming I (3)
  • CS227 Data Structures (3)
  • CS231 Introduction to Database Systems (3)
  • CS450 Applications Project (3)
  • IS224 Introduction to Business Analytics (3)
  • IS320 Management Information Systems (3)
  • Electives (8; options include):
    • CS225 Computer Architecture (3)
    • CS326 Survey of Computer Networks & Telecommunications (3)
    • CS327 Principles & Practices of Computer Network Administration (3)
    • IS422 Enterprise Cybersecurity (3)

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.


To earn a minor in computer information systems from GCU, you must successfully complete:

  • CS123 Computer Programming I (4) or equivalent
  • CS126 Computer Programming I (3)
  • Four additional CS course at the CS111 level or higher

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

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