Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Computer Information Systems B.S.


Learning Goals

Writing in the Discipline

Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Department Chair:
Lisa Bain

Computer Information Systems Program Faculty: Professor Bain; Assistant Professor Guo; Associate Professors Choi, Hayden

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses. A graded writing assignment is required in every course.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting I: Financial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ACCT 202Principles of Accounting II: Managerial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CIS 252Introduction to Information Systems

4

Fall, Spring, Summer
CIS 301Introduction to Computer Programming in Business

4

Fall, Spring.
CIS 421Networks and Infrastructure

4

Fall, Spring.
CIS 440Issues in Computer Security

4

Fall, Spring.
CIS 455Database Programming

4

Fall, Spring.
CIS 462Applied Software Development Project

4

Fall, Spring.
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FIN 301Financial Management

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 201Foundations of Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 341Business, Government, and Society

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MKT 201Introduction to Marketing

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.

TWO ADDITIONAL COURSES in computer information systems or computer science at the 300-level or above or COMM 330 (for a total of 8 credits):

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
COMM 330Interpersonal Communication

4

Fall.

COGNATES

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENGL 230Writing for Professional Settings

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 248Business Statistics I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: MATH 177: Fulfills the Mathematics category of General Education.

Note: MATH 248: Fulfills the Advanced Quantitative Scientific Reasoning category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 69